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 November 2010

TO OUR DEARLY BELOVED ….

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by:  Estrella”Tata” Delos Reyes
On November 1, 2010, when our “kababayans” back in the Philippines were busy celebrating All Saints Day , the 6th annual Rosary Prayer Service and Mass Offering officiated by Reverend  Fr. Rudy Badiola, was also being held at the Chapel of the Mountain View Funeral Home.  The chapel was filled and the [...]


PINOY TO – ANO’NG SAY MO?

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A short review of recent Cinema flicker Pinoy movie “I Do”
The recent movie that starred two of the most sought-after love tandems Enchong Dee and Erich Gonzales have aired in Cineplex Odeon Cinema for 10 days.  It may not be the super duper drama anthologies of previous movies aired in the past, nor an action-packed [...]


Tatagal kaba?

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Hanggang Kelan?
Hanggang saan ba ang kaya mong tiisin?
Hanggang kelan ka magiging ganito?
Tatagal kaba?
by Glynn L. Galla
Marahil, marami sa atin ang nag iisip kung tayo ba ay nasa tamang landas na ating tinatahak ngayon.
Ilan sa atin sumoko na at ang iba’y pilit parin nakikibaka sa pang araw-araw na gulong ng buhay.
Bilang isang anak, kapatid, asawa, ama, [...]


Government of Canada announces 2011 immigration plan

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Ottawa, November 1, 2010 — The Government of Canada will maintain high immigration levels to help sustain the economic recovery, Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney announced today upon tabling the annual immigration plan in Parliament.
It is estimated that Canada will welcome between 240,000 and 265,000 new permanent residents in 2011. Sixty percent of [...]


Church gearing for ‘head-on collision’ against RH Bill

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abs-cbnNEWS.com
Posted at 11/07/2010 3:01 PM | Updated as of 11/07/2010 3:59 PM
Vidal downplays Church critics
MANILA, Philippines – Snubbing criticisms it is imposing too much of itself on the citizenry, the Catholic Church is gearing towards a “head-on collision” with the supporters of the Reproductive Health Bill, Cebu Archbishop Ricardo Cardinal Vidal said.
In a speech before [...]


Twelve Outstanding Canadians Receive Canada’s Citizenship Award

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Ottawa, October 19, 2010 — Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney today announced that 12 Canadians have been awarded Canada’s Citizenship Award (formerly the Citation for Citizenship) for their exemplary citizenship. The first two awards will be presented by MP Tim Uppal at a citizenship ceremony today, presided over by Commodore H.W. Jung.
This prestigious [...]


TRAVEL REVIEW BY CK – San Francisco, California

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SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA…….AS THE SONG GOES “I LEFT MY HEART IN SAN FRANCISCO”
When planning for a trip, I always consider some pointers to choose our destination.  It was in the fall of 2005 right after our wedding, when my husband and I went on a trip to SAN FRANCISCO.  We chose to go to San [...]


TRAVELAERO TIPS: NOVEMBER

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PACKING 101: HOW TO PACK FOR YOUR TRIP
Planning for a vacation can be fun and exciting. On the other hand packing is often challenging. Distinguishing between what we want to bring from what we need to bring can be a struggle. To help you avoid this situation, read through our short but vital list of [...]


EMOTIONAL WELLNESS

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Q: What is emotional health?
A: Emotional health is a term that describes the wellbeing of our thoughts, feelings and behaviours. It involves keeping a balance in the social, physical, spiritual, economic and mental aspects of one’s life. You may also hear emotional health being referred to as mental health.
Q: Is emotional health separate from physical [...]


The Philippine Lawyer – CAN A MOTHER LOSE CUSTODY OF HER MINOR CHILD ON GROUNDS OF IMMORALITY?

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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 University College of Law in 1987 and passing the Bar given that year, he has held the following positions in [...]


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