Publisher's Note

  • Publisher’s Note

    by CK This morning when I woke up, I noticed that some leaves in our tree in the backyard are starting to turn yellow and I told myself, what an early sign.  For sure we have our nice days numbered as Fall is soon approaching.  I love the color of Fall because it feels so refreshing [...]

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NEWS FROM November 2009

4th CALGARY IMMIGRANT’S SENIORS AWARD

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Calgary Catholic Immigration Society has initiated this special recognition award for immigrant seniors  whose contribution enrichs our lives and our community in so many ways.  This is the 4th year that this award is being presented to the deserving nominee.
For this year, the Filipino community is very proud to have MR. FRANCISCO “PEPE”  SIAPNO as [...]


EX-PBA ALL STAR GAME IN CALGARY

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The group of the ex-PBA players arrived in Calgary on November 1 where they have an all star game at  Jack Simpson Gym at the University of Calgary.  The team were taken for a lunch buffet which was hosted by PINOY TIMES and EDMAR CALMA at the ROLYMIE BAKERY.  After the hearty lunch, the group [...]


PHOTO CONTEST: HERE’S HOW

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Lambert Rellosa of Calgary used an Olympus E-620 and Zuiko Digital ED 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 telephoto zoom lens to capture this wonderful picture of an American white pelican about to take off after a successful fishing trip. As a runner-up, Lambert wins a Velbon CF535 carbon-fibre tripod and QHD61Q quick-release ball head.
CONGRATULATIONS LAMBERT from your Pinoy [...]


CRUISING THE MEDITERRANEAN PART I

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TRAVEL REVIEW BY CK
On May 31st  when we boarded Norwegian Gem, the 1st impression I got was that it feels like home.  Almost half of the crew on board are Filipinos.  It only shows that the Filipinos excel in the hospitality industry because we are a happy bunch.  From their busboys to their Maitre D [...]


The Shotokan Karate Federation – Canadian National Tournament

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By Ronnel Chua
Aside from the most popular boxing, Filipinos love KARATE  as well.  I was surprised to find out that there was actually the SHOTOKAN KARATE FEDERATION held a Canadian National Tournament at the  Westin Hotel, Calgary on October 10 and 11. Black belts and brown belts all over  Canada came to compete. Everyone showed [...]


” K A P A T I R A N “

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MULA SA PANULAT NI LOLA PANCHANG
Pagkakaisa, pagpapahalaga, pagrespeto at pagmamahal,
Mga pangunahing diwa, ng katagang kapatiran;
Pagtulong sa pamilya, kapit-bahay pati na kaaway,
Damdaming nangingibabaw, kapag sa puso ay umiral.
Bayanihan sa baryo, meron pa rin mangilan-ngilan,
Dahil may nilalang pa rin, sa puso’y may kabutihan;
Nakatutuwang karanasan, pagmasdan paminsan-minsan,
Mga taong maralita, ngunit meron pa ring dangal.
Sa abalang siyudad, madalang ng [...]


ANG PINAKAMAHALAGANG HANDOG

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ni  Roger Encarnacion
(Unang nalathala sa Calgary Filipino Lions News Magazine, ang sanaysay na ito ay iniaalay ng may-akda sa mga mapagkawang-gawang kasapi ng Samahang Lions sa Calgary.)
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Ang mata raw ng tao ay durungawan ng kaluluwa. Walang lihim na saloobin na hindi ipagkakanulo ng ating mga mata. Kung nakikipag-usap tayo ay mapapansing nakatuon ang ating paningin [...]


MOVIE REVIEW: IN MY LIFE

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By: Estrella Tata Delos Reyes
I had the chance to watch another Filipino Movie  last October when, after a very long absence from the big screen, Star For All Seasons Ms. Vilma Santos , marked a return to the movie industry via Star Cinema’s offering “In My Life”.  The movie was on its last day of [...]


COMING SOON TO CALGARY— LAUGHIN’ N LOVIN’

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On 2010 Valentines holiday weekend, PRIME DRAGON PRODUCTIONS  together with PINOY TIMES, BLUE MAPLE TRADING AND BLUE LIQUID EVENTS will be having a Valentines comedy show entitled, “L na L (Laughin’ n Lovin’)”.
This Valentines comedy show guarantees to offer heart-pounding entertainment as you laugh with one of Philippines top comedian Vice “Kabayo” Ganda accompanied by [...]


PERT UPDATE

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By:   NINA JAVIER
First of, we would like to thank all organizers, performers, volunteers and everyone for coming out to support the Ondoy/Ketsana Live-Aid Benefit show last Friday! It wouldn’t have been a great success without all of you!
1. As of today, October 29, 2009, PERT has accumulate a GROSS REVENUE of $18, 688.24, and counting! [...]


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