Kherin Dimalanta could be sent back to the Philippines due to her costly dialysis treatment making her ineligible for permanent residency.View More Should Kherin Dimalanta Be Sent Back to the Philippines to Die?
“Technical errors shouldn’t frustrate the broader purposes of Canada’s immigration laws.” — Luke McRaeView More ICU Nurse who Faced Deportation Mid-Pandemic is Spared by Immigration Officials
The garbage talk that has dominated headlines in the past weeks is beginning to be a political circus. Nobody knows who is telling the truth, and until we see the container ship docked in the…View More Trash Talk Across the Pacific: Is It All Garbage?
President Rodrigo Duterte must have been following what Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s father said when asked if he would raise the issue of human rights with the dictator Ferdinand Marcos more than 30 years ago.…View More Duterte gets Mad at Trudeau’s Interference
The first and only Filipino-Canadian senator died today (November 16, 2017) in Medellin, Columbia where he was attending a parliamentary meeting. The Ontario senator was in the South American country for the ParlAmericas Annual Plenary…View More First Filipino Senator Tobias Enverga Jr. Dies
Jim Wong-Chu 1949-2017 The ‘paper son’ who became a community leader and literary pioneer “Knowledge does not set you free – it enslaves you.” Strong words from a strong man. Jim’s insatiable appetite for history…View More Jim Wong-Chu: A Visionary for Asian Canadian Writing
The saga of Toronto’s ‘Balita’ newspaper and its publisher Teresita ‘Tess’ Cusipag, is a sober reminder that there are limits to free speech. Cusipag has just been released from jail (June 25, 2017) after serving…View More Freedom of the Press and Balita’s Woes
The man who put Filipinos on the political map of this country has died in Winnipeg, his home for more than five decades. Conrad Santos, the first Filipino-Canadian to be elected to a provincial legislative…View More First Filipino Politician Conrad Santos Dies at 81
With Philippine President Benigno Aquino’s recent visit to Canada, the Philippines have been more widely reported on in mainstream media. Still, many of the diaspora’s stories and news go widely uncovered by major news networks.…View More PULSE: The Philippines – What You Didn’t Read In The Mainstream
After a whirlwind of quick stops that took him first to Chicago and then to Ottawa and Toronto, President Benigno Aquino III ended his first North American visit in Vancouver Saturday. But the small audiences…View More Aquino Visit Foiled by Low Turnout, Protests, Poor Planning