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 May 2010

Celine Gutierrez reigning Miss Teen Central Alberta World 2010

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Edmonton, AB – 16.year.old Celine Gutierrez is currently the reigning Miss Teen Central Alberta.World 2010. She competed in the Miss Teen Central.Alberta World pageant on February 28, 2010 in Calgary, Alberta and will be advancing on to compete for the title Miss Teen Canada.World in July 2010
Celine is a born and raised Filipino.Canadian from Edmonton, [...]


THE ONE AND ONLY SUPERSTAR, MS. NORA AUNOR IN CALGARY

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By C.K.
It was a Friday evening, when the fans of the one and only superstar, Ms. Nora Aunor, gathered at the Chinese Cultural Centre for the much awaited show of a lifetime.  I was given the chance to do a  short one on one interview with Ms. Nora Aunor before the show and I  was [...]


CAN FORMER FILIPINOS OWN LAND (REAL ESTATE) IN THE PHILIPPINES?

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BY:  FERDIE AGUIRRE
(About the writer: Ferdie Aguirre has more than 20 years of combined experience as a legal professional in the Philippines and in Canada.  After graduating from the Ateneo de Manila College of Law, he has held the following positions in the Philippine Corporate world: Asst. Senior Vice President of the Philippine National Bank, [...]


TRAVELAERO TIPS

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By: Gerine Arroyo
Say hello to Spring. The time when flowers emerge and the harmony of  the green, fresh and fruity scents it brings welcomes the beginning of summer . Yey! The harsh winter months is over.
This is also the time when many travellers plan their biggest vacation of the year. But before you head off [...]


TFC expands Canada coverage with launch on Rogers

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As The Filipino Channel expands its coverage in Canada to include carriage on Rogers Communications, more and more viewers are now getting their daily dose of Kapamilya entertainment.
TFC launched on April 26 on Rogers’s digital cable in Ontario,  in, in partnership with ABS-CBN Canada ULC.  The partnership widens ABS-CBN’s availability in Canada.
According to ABS-CBN [...]


IS VALERIE CONCEPCION STEPPING OUT OF WOWOWEE?

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TV host-actress Valerie Concepcion is one of the highly visible TV personalities these days. Apart from her daily show Wowowee, Val is seen on the top-rating series Precious Hearts Romances presents “Love Me Again.”
In a recent interview, Valerie shared her delight over her new PHR project and the new friends she gained in the person [...]


ABS-CBN WINS GOLD IN READER’S DIGEST MOST TRUSTED BRANDS 2010

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ABS-CBN gained the ultimate seal of consumer approval after winning the Gold Award in the prestigious Reader’s Digest Most Trusted Brands 2010 Survey.
The network, the largest multimedia conglomerate in the Philippines, won in the Television Network Category after being voted by consumers as one of the most appealing television stations in the market.
ABS-CBN vice president [...]


MANILA, PHILIPPINES – A CITY TO COME BACK EVERY NOW AND THEN……

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MANILA,  PHILIPPINES – A CITY TO COME BACK EVERY NOW AND THEN……
Just like any other Filipinos living abroad, you will still find that Manila is always your focal point when you fly back home.  If you fly direct from Hongkong to Cebu, then of course, you won’t have to stop in Manila.  But other than [...]


FIRST ANNIVERSARY & CHARTER PRESENTATION of The Knights of Columbus

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FIRST ANNIVERSARY & CHARTER PRESENTATION of The Knights of Columbus
All Filipino – San Lorenzo Ruiz of Calgary
Council 14746
Congratulations! on your First Anniversary and Charter Presentation held last Saturday, May 8th at the Marlborough Community Centre. The K of C is the largest charitable Catholic organization in the world (founded in 1882) which has grown to [...]


SELF PREPARATION FOR REUNIFICATION

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Filipino Community Development Program
Calgary Immigrant Women’s Association
SELF PREPARATION FOR REUNIFICATION
By: Arnida Bituin – Guillermo
Coordinator – Filipino Community Development Program
Calgary Immigrant Women’s Association

Becoming a permanent resident is considered an achievement of every Filipino working in Canada and once permanent residency is obtained, the eventual goal of bringing their families and reunite with them becomes more challenging. [...]


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