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Aris Babikian Re-election Campaign Opening and Community BBQ

Scarborough-Agincourt, April 30, 2022 –More than 300 Scarborough-Agincourt residents, community leaders, business leaders, and media representatives attended an open-air gathering today to kick start the re-election campaign of PC candidate and MPP Aris Babikian. MPPs Raymond Cho (Scarborough North), Vincent Ke (Don Valley North), Billy Pang (Markham-Unionville), Vijay Thanigasalam (Scarborough-Rouge Park), and …

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We Are Leni

Alfred Kwong remembers the famous scene from the 1960 movie Spartacus. Kirk Douglas played the famous slave leader. A Roman general announced to a group of the defeated rebel slaves that unless they identify Spartacus, they will all be crucified. Before Spartacus could speak up, the youngest among them stood …

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Plunder

History originally associated plunder with the spoils of war. Today, it is still a dishonest acquisition, not by a conqueror, but by a public office. The story of Janet Luy Napoles has been told many times. The Inquirer article by Julliane Love de Jesus, titled, ‘Legarda, Marcos Gave Funds to …

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Part 2: The Educational Equivalency Issue–On Accreditation of Filipino Professionals in Ontario, Canada

Is Your Educational Attainment At Par or Unequal? Addressing the Educational Equivalency Issue. A major employment barrier being faced and experienced by immigrants, including Filipinos, as identified in many reports and studies, was a lack of recognition of international credentials and experience. And one of them is the contentious issue of …

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