Publisher's Note

  • Publisher’s Note

    Hello dear readers, There’s lots of happenings this month of June.  First of all, congratulations to all the graduates this year!  You have made a milestone in your life by getting your diplomas.  But it doesn’t end there.  You have to move on and continue on your next journey.  For Kinder graduates, you move on to [...]

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NEWS FROM March 2010

Philippine Lenten Season

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By: Ronnel Chua
Photography by: Ronnel Chua
Holy Week
Holy Week is locally called Cuaresma or Semana Santa. The start of Holy Week is Palm Sunday. Catholics carry palm leaves, known as palaspas, to church for the priest to bless. Catholics also celebrate Maundy Thursday, attending church services and watching Passion Plays. In one practice called visita iglesia, [...]


Spring is here and other things!

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By: Roberto Ugaddan
Hello my dear readers, once again spring is fast approaching and the memories of those long -40c days are long gone(let’s hope so) time sure does fly fast doesn’t it? Also this is the time when Easter is upon us and as good Catholics we observe our church’s traditions regarding this event. No [...]


Green and Leafy Vegetables

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pdutkoski@shaw.ca
*** THE MAIN INGREDIENT segment aims to inform, educate, share skills and knowledge. It also hopes to satisfy most of our TASTEBUDS (the five elements of taste perception: salty, sour, bitter, sweet, and umami or savoury). Email your request INGREDIENT(s) be  featured for its uses, nutrient contents and/or cooking tips, and comments/suggestions. ***The author has [...]


CALGARY PILIPINO BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION – FINALS 2010

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Last Sunday, February 28, was the final and championship games of the Calgary Pilipino Basketball Association (CPBA) held at Rundle College in Calgary South West Campus. Congratulations once again to the Officers of CPBA for pulling another successful   year.  There were four teams that played in this Championship round.  With the first game vying for [...]


A Concert In Review: L na L – Laughin’ N Lovin’

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A Concert In Review:        “L  na  L”  Laughin’ N Lovin’
by:  Estrella “Tata” Delos Reyes
A pre-valentine concert show invaded the Filipino Community of Calgary with a resounding entrance of one of the most famous stand-up comedian Philippine Entertainment has in this generation.  One Friday evening on February 12th, Prime Dragons Production offered our Fil-Calgarians a [...]


Suncor Energy Inc. (Petro-Canada), Celebrates 2010 Winter Olympics and Paralympics Opening IN STYLE!

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The Olympic Spirit burned brightly  this February  in all of Canada and Calgary was a big part of it. The special part for me was the privilege of being  my husband’s guest at Suncor Energy’s  Employee Olympic  Ceremony Event.   My husband and I had a very memorable night with Suncor families, friends and great  paralympic [...]


Remember your humble beginning…

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By Pastor Nilo Briones from Jesus Word of Life International Fellowship
A friend of mine has forwarded me this e-mail about the testimony of a young man who was diagnosed with a possible heart enlargement.  He has been following a strict regimen of physical exercises.  He jogs during weekdays and takes long-ride mount bikes every Sunday.  [...]


TONYONG BAYAWAK SETS OFF… PEPENG AGIMAT’S LAST HURRAH

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ABS-CBN’s well-loved series Pepeng Agimat sets foot on its final episode as another hero comes to unfold his power, Tonyong Bayawak.
Jolo Revilla is saddened by the thought that his first ever show in ABS-CBN will be ending. But he is also excited for the next Agimat series. “Mamimiss ko talaga ito. ABS-CBN has given me [...]


DZMM TAKBO PARA SA KALIKASAN YEAR 11

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PIOLO, ENCHONG, JAKE, AND MARICAR SHOW LOVE FOR ENVIRONMENT AT DZMM TAKBO PARA SA KALIKASAN YEAR 11.
ABS-CBN stars Piolo Pascual, Enchong Dee, Jake Cuenca, and Maricar Reyes took time from their busy schedules to join over 5,000 runners in DZMM’s annual fun run last Sunday (Feb 28). Pascual, who finished the 10 km race [...]


IT’S PBB BIG WINNER MELISSA CANTIVEROS’ TURN IN THE HOT SEAT!

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BOTTOMLINE: “THIS THE SHOW I ‘D LIKE TO GROW OLD WITH”—BOY ABUNDA
Television interviews have never been this bold and feisty until “The Bottomline” came into the boob tube.
Hosted by the country’s King of Talk Boy Abunda, “The Bottomline” has dramatically changed the face of one-on-one interviews as it fearlessly touched the most sensitive issues of [...]


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