Publisher's Note

  • Publisher’s Note

    Belated Happy Labor Day to all. Colors are changing around us, a sign that summer is over and fall is here to stay for a while.  My 13 year old daughter and my 5 year old son are very much excited that school will soon start.  We have to make sure that our children are safe [...]

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NEWS FROM August 2020

More support for Canadians through the Safe Restart Agreement

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As we gradually restart the economy and take the initial steps to recover from the impacts of COVID-19, the Government of Canada continues to work with the provinces and territories to ensure Canadians stay safe and healthy, and have the support they need in these challenging times.
The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced a federal [...]


Erwinism: Route 231

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By Erwin Maramat
Whenever my two children grumble about Netflix’s lack of emotionally evoking shows, it makes me cringe.  It is maddening how our young ones jump from one title to another and nothing in this world could pique their interest and hold that splendid emotion for a day. Everything seems to be half-taken nowadays. There [...]


JANNAH…….A GIRL WITH BIG DREAMS

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Feature Article
Every girl has a dream…….Jhanna did not just dream…….she made her dreams come true and she has been living up to her dreams.
We had a question and answer with Jhanna and we discovered a lot about her.  So don’t be a stranger when you come across this very pretty young girl.
PT:   What is your [...]


Canada Child Benefit is increasing again

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News release
More money for hard-working middle-class families starts today
The Government of Canada is committed to improving the lives of hard working middle class families. That is why four years ago we launched the Canada Child Benefit (CCB), which has put more money in the pockets of 9 out of 10 Canadian families and ensured that [...]


SONA 2020

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Viewpoint by Juan Freedom
Disclaimer:  Any views or opinion in the article is freedom of expression and does not come directly or indirectly from the management of Pinoy Media Canada Ltd.
When you hear STATE OF THE NATION address to be delivered by the President of the country,  you would expect nothing less than to hear all [...]


51% of Filipinos think it is ‘dangerous’ to print or broadcast criticisms vs. govt – SWS

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Metro Manila (CNN Philippines) — A majority of Filipinos agreed that it is “dangerous” to print or broadcast anything “critical” of the administration even if the information is true, a recent national survey said Friday.
The Social Weather Stations said it found that 51 percent of Filipinos agreed with the statement “It is dangerous to print or broadcast [...]


DepEd official: Close to 4 million learners did not enroll for next school year due to COVID-19 crisis

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Metro Manila (CNN Philippines) — The number of out-of-school youth may increase by around four million next school year due to the COVID-19 crisis, an education official said Wednesday.
“Mayroon tayong extraordinary non-participation on account of COVID as of today that is about 4 million learners,” DepEd Undersecretary Nepomuceno Malaluan told the Senate Committee on Basic Education, [...]


DepEd moves opening of classes to October 5

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Metro Manila (CNN Philippines) — Basic education classes will resume on October 5 as President Rodrigo Duterte ordered a six-week-long postponement amid the coronavirus crisis.
Department of Education Secretary Leonor Briones, in a surprise online press conference on Friday, announced that the President approved her recommendation to move the school opening which was earlier set for August [...]


Passport services in Canada resuming by mail and by appointment for travel in less than 30 days

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July 31, 2020—Ottawa, Ontario—The Government of Canada has started the gradual resumption of some passport services in Canada.
Starting today, Canadians can apply for a passport by mail. If Canadians have an immediate need for a passport or are travelling in less than 30 days with proof of travel, they can request in-person appointments. Applicants can [...]


Kabilang na sa panukala sa kalusugan ng paaralan ang pag-suot ng mask o takip sa ilong at bibig

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Bilang bahagi ng mga bagong hakbang para sa kaligtasan ng paaralan sa paglaban ng COVID-19, ang paggamit ng mask para sa mga mag-aaral sa Grade 4 hanggang 12, at lahat ng kawani ng paaralan, ay maging sapilitan pagbalik nila sa paaralan sa pasukan 2020-21.
Ang lahat ng mga mag-aaral sa Grades 4 hanggang 12 at [...]






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