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Top Pinoy couturiers shake T.O.!

Written by Ramon Datol Monday, 25 July 2011 00:00

Richard William, Norma Carpio, Renee Salud

EXQUISITE: Iconic fashion designer Renee Salud waves to the huge crowd after accepting a bouquet of flowers from event sponsor WFG Canada President Richard Williams (left) and PIDC’s Ms. Norma Carpio, chair of the most-awaited Fashion Show that drew a record audience at the Metro Convention Centre in downtown Toronto July 23, 2011. (Photo by TPC’s Miguel Caducio)

TORONTO – Three of fashion industry’s brightest designers – Renee Salud, Shanon Pamaong and Diwata East – brightened up the relatively moody atmosphere inside the vast Metro Convention Center this city last Saturday with a no-nonsense, non-stop display of exquisite creations showed off by Filipino-Canadian mannequins that awakened sleepy heads who earlier showed uneasiness over a very dragging activities at the halls.

Read more: Top Pinoy couturiers shake T.O.!


Estilo Royale opens golden gate to 7th heaven

No less than the acknowledge Toronto’s Concert Queen Jenifer Camacho, entertainer par excellent, model and endorser of quality products, cut the ribbon that finally unwrapped the mystery that shrouded Estilo Royale as the Numero Uno direct-selling company of gold-layered jewelry from Brazil and now is the exclusive distributor for Canada of SKILLUS, one of the world’s top producers of quality gold layered products sold in over 170 countries worldwide.

Owned and operated by highly successful business couple Arnold and Marissa Fajardo, Estilo Royale, Inc. (ERI) new Head Office is located at 1601 Birchmount Rd., Unit 4, Scarborough, Ontario where hundreds of pieces of gold-layered jewelry of varying styles and sizes are on display for everyone to choose and acquire afterwards.

Arnold Fajardo, President and CEO of ERI, said they are encouraging people of all walks of life, young and adults, workers and entrepreneurs, regardless of training and education to join them in building a community of happy and contented people. “At ERI, our collective quest for a better life is anchored on well established FREEDOM. We are genuinely concerned for the success of every member of the community, not just by expression but by individual realities. We care for everyone as much we care for ourselves. We cultivate that feeling of oneness, and we truly feel good about it. JOIN us now! And make yourself feel even better. After all, everybody is welcome.”

For more details, please contact 647-428-7826 … 647-927-3511 … 647-427-0353/ 1-888-250-1942 or send inquiries thru Fax No. 647-427-0396

MP Michelle Simson is caregivers’ true patron

Tuesday, 26 April 2011 00:00

Ted Dayno and Michelle SimsonTORONTO  – Filipino-Canadian electors in the forthcoming Federal elections set May 2 are now one in deciding to cast their precious votes on Member of the Parliament (MP) candidates who had helped the plight of Filipino caregivers and seniors in the GTA.

Read more: MP Michelle Simson is caregivers’ true patron


Fame and fortune!

Written by Ramon Datol

Anghel ng TahananWe are inviting  all Caregivers in Ontario who want to experience a once in a lifetime event to showcase ‘hidden’ talents while building further self confidence in meeting and facing various people in the community, while aspiring for instant ‘fame and fortune’ that go with winning the ‘1st Anghel ng Tahanan Canada 2011’ Pageant. Registration is FREE! Top prize is a ‘Round Trip Ticket to the Philippines with $500 pocket money,’ PLUS an appearance at GMA7 ‘Walang Tulugan’ TV Show of Master Showman German Moreno and more…

TORONTO – A round-trip ticket to the Philippines, a $500 pocket money, a queenly crown, a sash, a bouquet of flowers and an appearance to the GMA7 ‘Walang Tulugan’ German Moreno’s popular TV show awaits the winner of the ‘1st Anghel ng Tahanan Canada2011’ pageant produced by The Philippine Courier and EDCILLE Productions in cooperation with GMA7 Pinoy TV-Rosemer Enverga North America Marketing Coordinator, Nyren Salon and Castro’s Fiestahan Restaurant.

The ‘1st Anghel ng Tahanan Canada’, was derived from the Miss Caregiver 2011 TPC & EDCILLE produces early this year. The producers – Ms. Cecille Araneta, Eduard Que, Ramon Datol and Miguel Caducio - explained that if the father is considered the foundation of the house and the mother is the light of the home, thus, the caregiver must then be called the angel of the dwelling since the caregiver takes care of the children, even of the seniors inside and outside of the residence.

‘That’s how we honor our Filipino caregivers here in Canada. We consider them angels of the families here and in the Philippines,” the producers added.

The ‘1st Anghel ng Tahanan Canada 2011 is open to all Filipino caregivers with NO registration fees required. All the contestants have to do is present a work certificate duly signed by their employer and a valid ID (passport, OHIP, Drivers License).

Interested participants must call Cecille Araneta at Tel. No. 647-409-4445 starting May 3, 2011 to book for an interview. Interested parties could also send their resume to Cecille Araneta thru email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

For Hamilton and nearby areas, interested contestants must call Florentina Franco Talaue, Branch Manager of Primerica-Hamilton, one of the pageants major sponsors, starting May 3, 2011 at Tel. Nos. 905-527-6506 (business), 905-920-0976 (mobile), 905-527-2893 (direct); and, Rebecca D. Ramos-Representative Primerica-Hamilton at Tel. No. 905-527-6506 or 289-439-4721. You could also call Margie Bueno at 905-923-8685.

Anghel ng TahananAraneta also added that the grand coronation of the ‘1st Anghel ng Tahanan Canada 2011’ is set December 3, 2011 at the Korean Cultural Center located at 1133 Leslie Street,
Toronto, ON M3C 2J6.

Others prizes include: 1st Runner - $300 cash, Crown, Sash and a Bouquert of Flower and 2nd Runner-up will win $200 cash, a crown, a sash and a bouquet of flowers.

Other major sponsors of the ‘1st Anghel ng Tahanan Canada 2011’ include:  CARP; FLAWLESS Skin Care; ASAP Travel; FOREX Parcel Delivery; SUNRISE Karaoke Bar & Restaurant; ExExaminer Driving School; PNK Construction-Mississauga; UMAC Forwarders Express; PCCT; BELLE Optical; Arnold Vallon-Sun Life Financial; and ACTION Honda-Paeng Nebres GM.

Federal Government supports Canada's Seniors

Friday, 25 February 2011 00:00

MP Julian Fantino and PM HarperMP Julian Fantino (right) with PM Stephen Harper

VAUGHAN, ONTARIO - The Honorable Julian Fantino, Minister of State (Seniors), today emphasized the importance of collaboration in supporting Canada's seniors, in an address to participants at a local breakfast roundtable, hosted by UniversalCare Canada Inc.

"Our government is working with other levels of government and with stakeholders across Canada to help seniors remain active and engaged in their families, workplaces and communities," said Minister Fantino.

Read more: Federal Government supports Canada's Seniors


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