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Incel-member who murdered Filipina Ashley Noelle Arzaga sentenced to life

Toronto, Ontario The intel-inspired terrorist who killed 24-year old Ashley Noel Arzaga in 2020 has been found guilty on Nov. 28 for acts of terrorism and sentenced to life in prison with no eligibility for parole for ten years. Oguzhan Sert was a teenager at the time when he brutally killed Arzaga, the mother of […]

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Breaking: Will the ‘Son of Man’ be finally brought to justice?

Pastor Apollo Quiboloy of the Kingdom of Christ Analysis Teodoro Alcuitas Editor, Philippine Canadian News After two years of evading justice, the controversial preacher and Duterte confidant Pastor Apollo Quiboloy of the Kingdom of Christ is now facing a senate investigation into alleged human trafficking, sexual abuse, rape and child abuse incidents. Opposition Senator Riza

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Court allows De Lima to post bail, enjoy freedom

Duterte critic “thanks” Marcos administration for respecting court’s independence By Charmaine Y. Rodriguez “Freedom!” was what former senator Leila de Lima said moments after hearing that the court had granted her bail. A jubilant De Lima, while exiting the hall of justice, also mentioned President Ferdinand Marcos Jr.’s administration, thanking the President for “respecting” the

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Breaking: Malaya Marcelino is Manitoba’s Labour and Immigration Minister

She is one of the 8 people of colour in Premier Wab Kinew’s Cabinet By Charmaine Y. Rodriguez Malaya Marcelino was sworn in as Manitoba’s Labour and Immigration Minister and part of a very diverse cabinet of the province’s 1st First Nations Premier Wab Kinew Wednesday morning. Marcelino was first elected in 2019 and had

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Canadian immigration authorities intercept former Philippine police chief

General Azurin arrived at the Langley airport in BC and “voluntarily” returns home after questioning By Charmaine Y. Rodriguez The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Wednesday confirmed that former Philippine National Police (PNP) chief General Rodolfo Azurin Jr. was intercepted by immigration authorities upon his arrival at the Langley airport in British Columbia, Canada.

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First Filipino-Canadian anthology introduced in Vancouver book fest

Vancouver, B.C. Word Vancouver features writers behind upcoming book Invisible No More: Filipino Words  Charmaine Y. Rodriguez The extraordinary journeys of various Filipino-Canadians and meaningful stories about their families were compiled into a special book that will be launched this November by Cormorant Books. And for the first time, ‘Filipino Words’ are invisible no more

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Manitoba elections: Filipinos could be game-changer

Updated: September 14, 2023, 1o:30 A.M. Manitoba Can Filipino-Canadians make historic change in Manitoba? Analysis Teodoro Alcuitas Editor PhilippineCanadianNews.Com Whichever way the Manitoba elections go on October 3, it will be historic according to pundits. If the PCs prevail, Heather Stefanson will have become the first woman in the province’s history to lead her party

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Breaking: Maria Ressa wins tax evasion case, awaits two more

Vancouver, B.C. Victory for press freedom Nobel prize winner and co-founder of the online news site  Rappler, Maria Reesa , has been acquitted of tax evasion, another legal victory in her battle against multiple charges filedduring th government of former president Rodrigo Duterte. She has long maintained the cases against her and Rappler, which she

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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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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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