Publisher's Note

  • Publisher’s Note

    by CK May is the month of flowers not just in the Philippines but also here in Calgary.  A lot of my neighbors have done their spring cleaning and unfortunately I cannot cope up with them.  I remember that during this time of the year my husband, Hank gets busier day by day.  He takes care [...]

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NEWS FROM February 2011

KAREN DAVILA, PATULOY ANG KRUSADA PARA SA MGA BATANG MAY BILIARY ATRESIA

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Noong nakaraang linggo, ipinakita ni Julius Babao sa “Krusada” na kahit sino ay may magagawa para maibsan ang lumalalang suliranin ng kagutuman at kakulangan ng nutrisyon sa bansa. Sa kaniyang sariling kakayahan, isinusulong ni Julius ang Food Donation Act at iba’t ibang school-based nutrition programs na layuning magpakain ng masustansya [...]


The Philippine-Calgarian 31st Anniversary and Valentine’s Day Celebration

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by: Marietta Pangan-Dutkoski
pdutkoski@shaw.ca
February 5th 2011 at 6:00 pm marked the the 31st year celebration of the social gathering of   the close- knit, family oriented  Philippine Calgarian Association (PCA), held at Sheraton Cavalier at  Barlow and 32nd Avenue.
Jun and Beng Cruz,  the evening masters of ceremony, active members  and former PCA officers, said that  [...]


Alberta to better integrate oil and gas policy and regulatory system

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Coordinated policy development and an integrated regulatory system for upstream oil and gas are just a few highlights of a report from the task force established to review Alberta’s regulatory system.
The task force report and recommendations include:

establishing a new Policy Management Office and ensuring integration of natural resource policies;
creating a single oil [...]


WINTER HEALTH TIPS

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Get active!
Studies show that being active helps in preventing us from catching the common cold.  Those who exercised for 20 minutes a day for five days or more – had a 40% reduction in upper respiratory tract infections (the common cold); compared to those who got one day or less of exercise a week.  There [...]


GARDENER’S CORNER EXPERIMENTING WITH NEW VARIETIES

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Days are getting longer and warmer, seed catalogues are starting to arrive in the mail. Seed stands are begining to spring up, also packaged plant root and bulbs will soon be on display.
It’s a good time to start planning for spring. Seed catalogues will be introducing new and improved varieties. Be willing to experiment in [...]


PINOY TO, ANO’NG SAY MO

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by: Estrella “Ta2” Delos Reyes
Valentine Messages 2011

Alex to Leny Velasco – Calgary, AB:
“Meeting you was a fate. Becoming your friend was a choice, but falling in love with you was beyond my control….”

Nikko Gueco – Calgary, AB
“My valentine is one more day I could show my love one that she is very special [...]


ICE MAGIC FESTIVAL 2011

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Lake Louise, Alberta   Canada
By: Estrella “Tata” Delos Reyes
On Sunday, January 23, 2011, I had the opportunity to witness the Magical Ice Festival held at the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise in Banff National Park.  This hotel, that sits at the edge of the beautiful frozen lake that is back dropped by the grandeur and greatness of [...]


A Perfect Family Getaway

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Article and photos by Melvin Laureano
Are you looking for a place where you can spend a great vacation? Well, plan your trip to the Philippines now because 7,100 islands await you and your family. If you have not been to Boracay Island yet, why not make it as your priority destination. You will enjoy your [...]


TRAVELAERO TIPS: FEBRUARY – TRAVEL INSURANCE 101

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Due to weather, political situations and the prevalence of non-refundable tickets, it’s always a good idea to look into the possibility of obtaining travel insurance to safeguard your trip against any unforeseen events. Now, the question is which type of insurance do you need?
There are several different types of travel insurance policies available, ranging from [...]


CAN A FOREIGN DIVORCE HAVE ANY LEGAL EFFECT IN THE PHILIPPINES

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


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