Publisher's Note

  • Publisher’s Note

    by C.K. Now that winter is over and spring had finally sprung, it’s time to spend more outdoors than indoor activities.  I’m  sure that even the pets we have wants to wonder around in this wonderful weather.  I just got a glimpse of the crocuses on our rock garden and a few perennials  coming back from [...]

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NEWS FROM August 2009

Concert in Review – Men of the 80’s

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The 80’s came back to life when Calgary witnessed the great and fantastic performances of Randy Santiago, Raymond Lauchengco, Gino Padilla and Louie Herredia, known as the MEN OF THE 80’S.   The MacEwan Hall at the U of C were filled with audience that were really eager to see how the Men of the 80’s [...]


PINOY TIMES 1ST ANNIVERSARY PICNIC IN THE PARK

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It was a sunny day and now the planning is over.  It’s our 1st anniversary picnic held at Bowness Park from 10 am to 5 om.  It has been 12 months since Pinoy Times started circulating in Calgary as one of the Filipino community papers.
With the help of the volunteers from day 1, we were [...]


66 Participants Attended Financial Literacy Workshops

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The Live-in Caregiver Program of the Centre for Newcomers in collaboration with the Filipino Community Development Program of the Calgary Immigrant Women’s Association (CIWA) and Money Management – Financial Literacy Program of Momentum delivered Financial Literacy workshops to 66 participants, mostly Filipino Live-in Caregivers.
There were also participants from other ethnic groups such as Chinese, Malaysian, [...]


Message from Manila Capital Ltd.

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Lottie Brar
CEO
Interested borrowers, the person you approach for money lending technically follows a standard process. You will therefore need to provide the pertinent information as required by the company.
If the person requests not demands for the said salient information, professionalism and knowledge are demonstrated, both of which decrease your fear.
Be keen. Observe the objective loan [...]


Judges can never be wrong…

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Feature – Filipino Calgarian
Judges can never be wrong…
By Elvie Valeroso
Whittnie Siapno Gaqui
“Miss Junior Teen Intercontinental 2009”
“Best in National Costume”
Aurielle Matilla
“Miss Senior Teen Intercontinental 2009”
“Best in Swimsuit”
Beauty pageants are generally multi-tiered and popular, with local competitions feeding into larger competitions. Visminsa Charities Foundation in Calgary succeeds with the same notion and process.
The typical perception of a [...]


Bringing Financial Independence to Canadian Families

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“Bringing Financial Independence to Canadian Families”.
This lofty goal is the mission of every financial advisor at Sovereign Financial Services Ltd.  They have created a system called ‘Sovereign Powerful Financial Solutions’ (SPFS), designed to generate an individual ‘blueprint for success’ for each of their clients.  Each plan is unique, based on the specific needs and aspirations [...]


PEAC AWARDS NIGHT FOR FILIPINO CANADIAN EDUCATORS

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On July 18 2009 at the Greenwood Inn, Calgary ,Alberta a group of teachers who belong to the organization PEAC- Pilipino Educators and Advocate Council held there first recognition award for Filipno Canadian Educators.
On that night Evelyn Sobremonte of Bishop McNally Highschool and Gwen Raymundo of Blessed Cateri elementary school were awarded with the PEAC [...]


The Indian Village

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By Melvin Laureano
Lying on the south end of the Stampede Park is the Indian Village, one of the most popular attractions during the Calgary Stampede 2009. It has been part of the Stampede since 1912. Visitors to the Village can enjoy and relax in a beautiful park setting where many of the tipis (teepees) stand. [...]


SKYDIVING ADVENTURE

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By Melvin Laureano
Clear sky and mild winds make a perfect day for thrill-seekers to jump off an aircraft. Now that aviation is very common, skydiving is becoming a popular sport. It can be done as a recreational activity or as a competitive sport. By leaping into the air and free-falling for 40 to 60 seconds, [...]


Cory Aquino gets wish to be laid to rest beside Ninoy

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FAREWELL, ‘TITA CORY.’ The country bids goodbye to the nation’s mother, former President Corazon Aquino, on Wednesday.
After an almost eight-hour procession through rainy streets and grateful throngs, former President Corazon Aquino was laid to rest beside her husband’s grave – just as she wished – at the Manila Memorial Park Wednesday evening.
The funeral procession mirrored [...]


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