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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by Romeo Montoya Jr.
Things You Wouldn’t Know as a Filipino without Having to Live in a Foreign Country
Because I miss our motherland so much, mainly because of the loved ones and friends I have left there, I discovered truth to a lot of things since moving here to Canada – just general things, mostly about [...]


From Songs of Worship to Mania: “One” and the “Coco/Maja/Angeline show” in Edmonton

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by Ida Beltran-Lucila
Nov. 13 – Fourteen groups and artists gathered together in one big concert aptly titled “One” at the Gateway Alliance Church. An evening of worship in music, dance and drama, it brought together groups of varying faith denominations and [...]


LBC, RCBC Change the Way Filipinos Remit

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LBC Express, Inc. and Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation (RCBC) forged a partnership to introduce a new and easier way for Filipinos to remit through the LBC Send & Swipe Card.
LBC Express Executive Vice President for Global Remittance Janet T. Ong said that the LBC Send & Swipe Card is basically a debit/remit card backed by [...]


The Other Side

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Congratulations! You’ve made it this far and within a week Christmas Day will arrive. For our recent arrivals to Canada, it is hard to adjust to Christmas season being only a few days long or just the month of December, not like back home when the celebrating and preparations begin in September? That is a [...]


“SOMETHING NEW SOMETHING TRADITIONAL”

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nikko gueco (food inc)
Recipe: Annamarie Angeles-Manaog
Photo: Deo Angeles
Here’s a little twist to our traditional Christmas fare. Something to make us feel that atmosphere of “Simbang Gabi” right here in Calgary. Enjoy this recipe as Anna would call her “not so traditional bibingka”. Anna tries to create art from her oven [...]


PINOY TO ANO’NG SAY MO?

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by: Tatsky Gascon-Delos Reyes
WHAT IS YOUR CHRISTMAS WISH FOR OUR COUNTRY?

Charisse G. Go – Calgary, Alberta

“I wish for safe holiday season for our country, with no calamities, pollution and traffic.  Given that we cannot change our situation, I wish for my countrymen to start the change in their own way through love, virtue and [...]


2011 Christmas Party by the CCIS

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Congratulations to the Successful Christmas Party of the Calgary Catholic Immigration Society Temporary Foreign Worker Support Services held at the Calgary Centre for Spiritual Living. Our very own “kababayan” Mr. Magno Daria and his colleague Ms. Patricia Owens hosted a Christmas Party that honors the men and women of the Alberta workforce who are either [...]


Simbang Gabi – Kicks off

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At The Canadian Martyrs Catholic Church -  Sponsored by K of C All-Filipino Council 14746
by:  Tata Gascon-Delos Reyes

The traditional “Simbang Gabi” (Midnight Mass) celebrated by the Filipinos in Calgary, kicked off with the first night of the series at The Canadian Martyrs Catholic Church in Northmount Drive NW, last December 2, 2011. The [...]


Concerts In Review – Paraded in Calgary last November

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by:  Tata “Tatsky” Gascon-Delos Reyes
PAROKYA NI EDGAR/GLOC 9/BAMBOO
(Nov. 13, 2011)

Probably the next well-crowded Concert I’ve attended next to the stint that Jovit Baldovino and Yeng Constantino a few months back, was this one offered by Shadow Inc. Entertainment.  The sea of dominantly black-haired heads captured my eyesight on this night at the Century Casino [...]


CHRISTMAS– IS IT GIVING OR GIVING UP?

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by Pastor Nilo Briones (Jesus Word of Life Church)
Isaiah, a great prophet of old, had proclaimed (700 years before the birth of Jesus) that, “The virgin will be with child and will give birth to a son, and they will call him Immanuel — which means, ‘God with us.’”  This title speaks of Jesus’ [...]


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