Distribution of settlement for Martial Law victims to push through — human rights lawyer

Credit to Author: mfrialde| Date: Fri, 12 Apr 2019 03:55:33 +0000

The distribution of the $13.75 million settlement proceeds to Martial Law victims will push through despite the continuous efforts of the OSG

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Panelo: Not a victim if you fought government

Credit to Author: clopez| Date: Thu, 11 Apr 2019 21:38:18 +0000

Panelo on Thursday said “innocent” victims caught in the crossfire between the government and its “enemies” should be compensated.

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Martial law victims hit SolGen for rejecting settlement deal

Credit to Author: lalos| Date: Fri, 05 Apr 2019 23:17:25 +0000

Calida says human rights groups not entitled to all drug war documents

The group of martial law victims who won a human rights settlement in Hawaii against the estate of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos assailed the Office of the Solicitor General (OSG) for rejecting a United States court-supervised deal that would have given them compensation from the proceeds of the sale of several paintings illegally acquired by former first lady Imelda Marcos.

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Mentoring matters at Skills for Change

Credit to Author: Margaret Jetelina| Date: Sun, 31 Mar 2019 16:07:11 +0000

How three different mentorships have led toward successful careers for newcomers Knowledge is a powerful thing. At Skills for Change, we understand the value of career experience and the practicality of industry familiarity. Providing newcomers with employment opportunities is one of our most important responsibilities, but there is also great value in partnering a new […]

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Living in Kelowna, B.C.

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Tue, 05 Mar 2019 08:35:25 +0000

Want to live in B.C., but can’t afford Vancouver? Think the Okanagan Valley! Here’s more about the growing hub of Kelowna in our ‘Find a City’ series Kelowna is the largest city in the Okanagan Valley, located 471 kilometres east of Vancouver on the shores of Lake Okanagan in the southern interior of British Columbia. […]

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Celebrating the TRIEC Mentoring Partnership Awards

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Thu, 28 Feb 2019 23:51:22 +0000

Recent immigrants and skilled professionals, along with employers and employment service providers in the Greater Toronto Area came together on February 26 at the annual Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council (TRIEC) Mentoring Partnership Awards at the Toronto Region Board of Trade to celebrate those who have gone the extra mile in mentoring in the past […]

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Living in Calgary, Alberta

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Tue, 26 Feb 2019 08:41:06 +0000

Looking to move out West? Calgary, Alberta, has a lot to offer newcomers. Our ‘Find a City’ series explores ‘Cowtown.’ Calgary is the largest city in Alberta, the fourth largest city in Canada, and boasts the largest immigrant population after Toronto, Vancouver and Montreal. In 2010, Calgary’s immigrant population was roughly 304,000 — or nearly […]

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70 per cent of Canadians says vaccinations should be school requirement: poll

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Thu, 21 Feb 2019 20:09:54 +0000

With the increasing number of cases of measles reported recently in Canada, the U.S. and the world, a heated discussion about vaccinations is front and centre on social media and in real life. Many who are unvaccinated are even lining up to get the MMR (measles, mumps, rubella) shot to avoid getting the disease. Washington […]

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