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 January 2011

My Canadian Journey Part 1

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by  Glynn Galla
We’ve always dream to travel somewhere else. But nevertheless It came into my mind to in this land. They call it the land of all nations…
March 12, 2008. I could still remember that was Tuesday when It finally sink to me that I’m leaving Philippines soon. When I heard the news that I’ll [...]


AN OPEN LETTER TO THE FILIPINO COMMUNITY BY GIL UY ZALSOS, THE ONE AND ONLY BROTHER OF JOEL UY ZALSOS

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It has been on the news since January 5th when Joel Uy Zalsos met his untimely death here in Calgary after arriving on December 7, 2010 from the Philippines to rejoin his wife who has worked as a nanny.
Thru the popular site, Facebook, I was able to get hold of Joel’s brother from Iligan Ctiy, [...]


The Other Side

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by  Steve Tarzwell
Happy New Year! I hope you have celebrated a great 2010 and are looking forward to bigger and better things in 2011. Like many people, the past year was filled with the good and the not so good and that is what makes our lives so exciting! We never know what our good [...]


Christmas and Holidays in the Hearts of the New Canadians

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Featuring:  Santomin Family
by: Marietta Pangan-Dutkoski
Living in  Canada is often  a surprise and sometimes quite a  challenge for new immigrants.  Similar to everyone’s experience when they first arrived and put their feet on Calgary soil, The Santomin Family ( except their mom, Ligaya, who  has been employed under the caregiver program for the past 2 years) [...]


Report from the legislature

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Alberta Health Services launches overcapacity protocols
New province-wide overcapacity protocols aimed at reducing peak pressures in emergency departments (EDs) and other parts of the health system during periods of high patient volume launch Dec. 20.
The overcapacity protocols announced today respond directly to Alberta Health and Wellness Minister Gene Zwozdesky’s earlier requests and directives. They involve every [...]


The Mystique of Hoover Dam

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by: Mark and Marietta Dutkoski
It may have been more than half a century  since Hover Dam was built from  Colorado Rivers, but none the less, people’s fascination  appears to have no end on this awe- inspiring human achievement.
Just like millions of visitors every year, we were lured  by this man-made wonder and had to pay [...]


FISH

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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 [...]


NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS

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Tips for Reaching your New Year’s Resolution
Every year, many of us promise ourselves that we will exercise more, lose weight, or stop smoking. But how many of us are successful? The reason most people are unsuccessful is that we set unclear and unreachable goals. If we want to increase our chances of success this year, [...]


Start the New Year in a Healthy Way!

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Getting in shape is easier than you think!  Just start slowly by adding some physical activities that you enjoy into your daily routine, and slowly work your way up to one hour of activity everyday.
Choose a variety of activities from these three groups:
ENDURANCE (4 to 7x a week) – continuous activities for your heart, lungs, [...]


Kuwentong Kutsero – MONICA ALMA DE DIOS

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Rogelio Quinto
Monica Alma de Dios. Seksing pangalan. Parang pangalan ng artista sa pinilakang tabing. Iyon ang pangalang ginagamit niya sa kanyang mga artikulong Ingles na lumalabas sa isang pahayagang pang-komunidad sa bayan ng Rosario, lalawigan ng Cavite. Totoo kayang pangalan niya iyon o isang balatkayong-ngalan lamang? Sa anu’t ano man, nakasiksik na sa isip ko [...]


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