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He isn't the first mayor to be killed.
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I never gave myself the opportunity to learn what it means.
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They launch crusades of violence against the easiest of targets: the racialized Other, the immigrant, the slum dweller, the refugee. They promise a return to a Utopian past at the expense of their chosen scapegoats - each one of a certain colour, geographic origin or religion - only to guarantee an impoverished future for us all.
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In 2013, when the Philippines was hit by Typhoon Haiyan, thousands of people were made homeless and to this date, still can't celebrate Christmas like they used to. But despite poverty and hard times, Filipinos always find a way to give gifts and celebrate. Many charities, like World Vision, continue to work with the people in the country to rehabilitate and rebuild.
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Exotic escapes don't have to be expensive. While lounging on a tropical beach in the Philippines or discovering the ancient Pyramids of Giza sound like excursions that will burn a hole in your pocket, you'll be wowed by how far your Canadian dollar can go in such sought-after travel destinations.
Two Filipino-Canadians open up about a packing tradition that connects them to home.
My cultural identity isn't defined by where my parents were born. My father was born in Pakistan, his siblings and parents were born in Goa, India, and all of his great-grandparents were born in Portugal. What does that make him? My mother was born in the Philippines, and my sister and I were born in Toronto. What does that make us?
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I knew it was something parents said to their kids, a thing friends said to each other, and I wanted someone to say it to me.
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Hall's head was found abandoned outside a Roman Catholic cathedral.
When my husband Achao Macad, an iKalinga (a native of the Province of Kalinga) and I, began the work of opening a birth centre, I wondered how it would be received. Would the women accept care from midwives? Would they want to leave their homes to deliver at a clinic?
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Trudeau did not say whether the government had paid a ransom for John Ridsdel or Robert Hall.
If tensions are rising between the United States and Russia, the biggest geopolitical issue for the U.S. in the foreseeable future is China. Why? Because Beijing has adopted a comprehensive strategy with the intent to destroy the American superpower and we call it: de-Americanization.
MANILA, Philippines -- The Philippine coast guard say a Canadian is among five people who were on board a yacht that disappeared while sailing in waters that were lashed by a storm last week. A coast...
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Millions of women in the Philippines could become the economic market that Canada wants and live freer, more prosperous lives if they were given access to healthcare with the autonomy to decide how many children to have, when to have them, and how to have them safely.
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We don't think much about water here in Canada - just turn on the tap and out it pours! But around the world, clean water is more elusive. It can mean the difference between life and death. For World...
The world is getting hungrier. It has been said many times, but it bears repeating: the rise of emerging markets over the past three decades is now vaulting millions into the ranks of the middle class every year.
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Canadians are also helping ensure children and their families don't go hungry, thirsty or sleep out in the open. A child's healing and well-being is about more than just a safe place to play during the day. We know the importance of a warm, dry place to sleep, and a pot of nourishing food bubbling on the stove or fire at day's end.
The intensity of tropical cyclones striking East Asia has sharply increased over the past 30 years and major cities and ports such as Shanghai in China could face a greater threat from more powerful storms in future, a study published on Thursday shows.
Three remarkable events from the past year stand out from my perspective as the head of an international development agency. All made headlines at the time, but those headlines merely touched the surface of the events' profound ramifications as we look forward to 2014.
YouTube has been filled with amateur covers and spoofs of pop songs for years now, and in 2013 Miley Cyrus' "Wrecking Ball" was probably got the most remakes. But as you can see from the video gallery...
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OTTAWA - Foreign Affairs officials are still trying to track down 17 Canadians who remain unaccounted for in the typhoon-ravaged Philippines.But they say they still have no reports of any Canadians ki...
Canadians, both individuals and businesses, have donated almost $20 million to the relief effort in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. The government of Canada initially committed $5 mill...
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OTTAWA - Canada will contribute another $15 million for humanitarian relief in the Philippines, bringing the total Canadian government contribution to $20 million.Prime Minister Stephen Harper announc...
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A new addition was made to Canada's relief efforts in the Philippines Saturday, with three military helicopters and their crew designated to help with aid operations in the typhoon-ravaged country.Two...
All of these children have been badly needing food and water, and aid agencies have been working hard to meet those needs. But it's also easy to see why they need chances to begin learning again as soon as possible. This is why World Vision is planning to set up child-friendly spaces in as many communities as possible.
Scientists are still trying to understand the connection between specific weather events such as Typhoon Haiyan and climate. Climate change is reshaping our world, and the science is telling us in every way possible that we can expect more extreme weather disaster going forward, unless we do something about this now.
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When Rose Samaniego first heard about the devastation caused by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines, her first thought was one of deep worry. She was concerned about the well-being of her mother and ot...
A Filipino woman working in Surrey, B.C., is returning to the Philippines with the hope Canada will fast track a visa for her daughter, who survived devastating Typhoon Haiyan. Canada announced Wedn...
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The devastation those residing in the Philippines from Typhoon Haiyan has been unimaginable. But bands from near and far are trying to help in whatever ways they can, including Canadian pop stars Tega...
The government of B.C. is promising $300,000 for Typhoon Haiyan relief aid in the Philippines. Premier Christy Clark says the provincial government will match public monetary donations to the Canadia...
As people in the Philippines struggle with the devastation and death from the worst storm to hit land in recorded history, world leaders are meeting in Warsaw, Poland, to discuss the climate crisis. Given the slow progress at the 18 meetings held since 1992 -- when countries from around the world joined the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change -- it's hard not to be pessimistic. Canada, in particular, has been repeatedly singled out among the close to 200 member countries for obstructing progress and not doing enough to address climate change at home.