Publisher's Note

  • Publisher’s Note

    It was 22 years ago when I arrived in Canada and chose Calgary, Alberta to be my home.  Leaving my family and friends behind, it was a new adventure for me to be in a new country without knowing anyone.  That was the time I looked for a Filipino community paper and never found any, [...]

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NEWS FROM July 2010

TFC Canada caps 3rd year with One Kapamilya Go!

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Pinoys in Canada celebrate TFC’s anniversary as one big happy family
The Filipino Channel (TFC) celebrated its third year in Canada with a festive musical variety concert entitled One Kapamilya Go sa Canada! and Pinoys who attended were just so thankful they experienced a different kind of concert only TFC could mount.
After mounting the successful One [...]


Report from the Legislature – Province partners with communities to build more housing

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The province is partnering with municipalities, not-for-profit groups and the private sector to build homes for low-to-moderate income and homeless Albertans.
The $188-million call for proposals issued by the Alberta government will help fulfill the province’s commitment to add 11,000 affordable housing units by 2012.
The province will continue to work with municipal governments to ensure successful [...]


Season 2 Pinoy Singing Sensation

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Immigrant Services Calgary hosts 33rd Annual General Meeting

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“What Makes you – You and What Makes us – Us”
On Thursday, June 17, 2010, I had the chance to attend ISC’s (Immigrant Services Calgary) 33rd Annual General Meeting where they invited the Honorable Jean Augustine, Fairness Commissioner for Ontario as keynote speaker.  Ms. Augustine, the first African-Canadian to be elected to the House of [...]


The Main Ingredient – Barbeque

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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 [...]


The Philippine Lawyer – CAN FORMER FILIPINOS OWN LAND (REAL ESTATE) IN THE PHILIPPINES?

The Philippine Lawyer – CAN FORMER FILIPINOS OWN LAND (REAL ESTATE) IN THE PHILIPPINES? thumbnail

The Philippine Lawyer
-Ferdie Aguirre
(About the writer: G. Ferdinand (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 in 1987 and passing the Bar given that year, he has held the following positions in [...]


VITAMIN D – THE SUNSHINE VITAMIN

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What is vitamin D?
Vitamin D is a nutrient that helps our bodies use calcium and phosphorous to build and maintain strong bones and teeth.  Vitamin D deficiency has been linked to diseases such as fibromyalgia, multiple sclerosis, certain types of cancer, Crohn’s disease, and ulcerative colitis.
Why is vitamin D important?
Vitamin D deficiency can cause rickets [...]


Government of Canada will welcome more economic immigrants in 2010

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Toronto, June 26, 2010 — Canada is adjusting its 2010 immigration plan to put even greater emphasis on economic recovery and further reduce the federal skilled worker backlog, Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney told a news conference today.
“When I met with my provincial colleagues last week, they all stressed the importance of economic [...]


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