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Perla Javate & Symmone Ochoa
 WINNIPEG – Almost 50 years ago, in late November 1959, four Filipina nurses arrived in Winnipeg to work at the Misericordia Hospital. They were among the first Filipinos to live in Winnipeg. One of the nurses, Fe Ryder, is still here in the city and on May 26 she was in the Manitoba Legislature to witness the MLA for Inkster, Kevin Lamoureux, submit a resolution acknowledging the valuable contributions that members of the Filipino community have made to Manitoba.

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