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Breaking: Filipina-Canadian scientist first recipient of Moderna Fellowship

Vancouver, B.C. Dr. Gabrielle Gaultier will do research on vaccines A young Filipina scientist has won the prestigious fellowship program from Moderna to study immune responses to Covid in Canadian children, the pharmaceutical company announced. “We’re excited to announce the first Canadian recipient of our Moderna Global Fellowship Program, from University of British Columbia. Dr. […]

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Winnipeg family has Jewish connections

Updated: August 12, 2023, 9:25 A.M. Winnipeg, Manitoba D’Est en Est by Joëlle N. Lasserre Levy Abad Browsing the internet for the book D’Est en Est (From East to East) by Joëlle N. Lasserre, my daughter became curious and asked, who is Joëlle? I explained that Joëlle is her grandaunt who wrote the book about the

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Hip Hop music: Filipino-American Rapper Ez Mil scores big

Rapper Ez Mil releases new single with Eminem, signs major International record deal Mildred German Filipino-American rapper, Ez Mil, releases a new single entitled ‘Realest’ with Grammy-winning artist and producer Eminem. Since its release on August 3, 2023 on YouTube, it has amassed 1.2 million views in three days and counting. Since ‘Realest’ dropped, Ez

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Filipinas: The Philippines Women’s National Football Team

Team vows out but message inspires  2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup held in Australia and New Zealand from July 20-August 20, 2023   Mildred German Vancouver, BC – Twenty-seven year old Filipino-American Sarina Bolden of the Philippines women’s national football team, Filipinas, made history after scoring the Philippine’s first goal in the 2023 FIFA World

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Editorial: Why I did not attend the Fireworks

Updated: July 30, 2023,5:38 p.M. Vancouver, B.C. Editorial Is it just the fireworks we are seeing or is it a country ravaged by impunity? Teodoro Alcuitas Editor, Philippine Canadian News.Com Yesterday, it was the Philippines’ turn to  perform at the world famous fireworks festival in Vancouver  and Filipinos were understandably excited and came in droves

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Breaking: MP Rechie Valdez appointed as Minister of Small Business

Ottawa, Ontario Big leap for rookie parliamentarian Analysis Teodoro ‘Ted’ Alcuitas Editor, philippinecanadiannews.com (PCN.Com) In an emotional and passionate oath-taking never before seen in cabinet swearing-in ceremonies at Rideau Hall in Ottawa, Rechie Valdez captured the attention of the nation this morning as she broke into tears reciting her oath. Her show of emotion caught

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Breaking: International Court proceeds to prosecute Duterte, Dela Rosa, others

NOW THAT THE INTERNATIONAL TRIBUNAL IS SET TO CONTINUE ITS PH ‘DRUG WAR’ PROBE Duterte, Dela Rosa, others in ICC ‘drug war’ probe told: Skip European countries By: Zacarian Sarao – Reporter / @zacariansINQ INQUIRER.net / 03:18 PM July 19, 2023 Inquirer.net is a news partner of PhilippineCanadianNews,Com   MANILA, Philippines — The International Criminal

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Magdaragat: An Anthology of Filipino-Canadian Writing out in October

Accidental journalist Charmaine Rodriguez In time for the celebration of Philippine Heritage Month this year, members of the Filipino-Canadian community launched a book that explored their identities, experiences, histories, presents, and futures, and serves to re-enforce their cultural contributions. Magdaragat: An Anthology of Filipino-Canadian Writing is edited by our very own Philippine Canadian News Editor-in-Chief

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Fiesta events, galas for Filipino Heritage Month

Celebrating Filipino culture, heritage all over Canada By Charmaine Y. Rodriguez June is Filipino Heritage Month and all over Canada, the festivities are getting grander every year. Philippine Canadian News is taking part of the celebration by sharing the events to watch out for. Friday, June 16 Street Eats Market 500 Progress Ave., Scarborough, Ontario

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Labour unions: Nurse Asuncion ‘Sonny’ Arrojado was the first Filipina to head a major Canadian union

Updated:June 2, 2023, 1:36 PM Analysis Can history be repeated? Teodoro Alcuitas On the sidelines of the Canadian Nurses Association’s  (CNA) annual general meeting (AGM) on June 15, 2023, it is proper that we look back at its history. The first elected president of the CNA (then known as National Federation of Nurses’ Union) was

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