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Skilled Welders, Machinists, Sheet Metal Fabricators, Cabinet Makers, Painters, Screen Printers Hiring Now! West Toronto (Hwy 401 & Kipling Avenue) company seeks skilled technicians to join its team We offer: Good wages, Exciting projects, Every Friday afternoon off, Close to the TTC & Room to Grow. Call, Email or Visit us: (416) 243-1600 ext. 225,… Read More »

FOUR COMPLAINANTS DEMAND PAYMENTSPCCT Accused of ‘Scamming’; Officials Mum on Money Issues

The Filipino community’s “premier” business organization in the Greater Toronto Area is literally up to its neck in debts, owing thousands of dollars to individuals and companies, and seemingly unmoved by accusations of “scamming” at least three individuals belonging to the local entertainment industry. Since staging its event in August 2014, the Philippine Chamber of… Read More »

Let our voices be heard 

Last Friday, I took time out to register as an overseas voter at the Philippine consulate general in Los Angeles. Now, I can look forward to actually making my choice count for president, vice president and the 12 senators who will run the country for the next six years. If you bring with you the… Read More »

Of Saints and Souls, Masks and Ghouls

By Butch Galicia Bewitched. Two years past, I put on a bloody red devil’s mask, with horns and beard. On seeing me, my granddaughter exclaimed: “Look, a goat!” Last year, I put on a very ugly mask. My body covered in black cloth, I stood in the dark. A candle flickered in front of my… Read More »


CHICAGO (JGL) – If you want to be selective in dealing with the media, it will be your poison. This was the lesson learned by Julius Tiangson, one of the five Filipino Canadian Member of Parliament candidates, who lost in the federal parliamentary elections in Canada last Monday, Oct. 19. Mr. Tiangson, a rookie candidate,… Read More »

We deserve better public servants

MANILA There are things we do as a people that indicate we’re not serious about nation-building. Many of these things are basic communal failings that include our cavalier attitude toward protecting our environment. Look at all the litter in public places and the vandalism of buildings and walls. We’re inconsiderate of other people’s safety, security… Read More »

Expect heightened political frenzy

WITH the formal declaration of Senators Grace Poe and Chiz Escudero that they are running for president and vice president, respectively, under what they call Partidong Pilipinas, the presidential landscape for the May 2016 elections is finally taking shape. Three candidates — Vice President Jejomar Binay, Local Governments Secretary Mar Roxas and Senator Poe —… Read More »