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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NEWS FROM May 2011

ROLYMIE BAKERY – A Delightful Place To Be

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By Estrella “Tata” Delos Reyes
I don’t know with others, but I am personally fond of supporting local businesses of our fellow “kababayans” here in Calgary.  I firmly believe in the saying that it is us “Pinoys” who can still uplift & promote the Filipino culture by availing services from people of our own kind.  If [...]

A Review of the Pacquiao – Mosley Boxing Fight

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“The Fight That Proved It!”
A Review of the Pacquiao  -  Mosley Boxing Fight
By:  Estrella “Tata” Delos Reyes
The K of C – All Filipino Council’s sponsorship of the Dinner con Watch Night was a bonus for some Calgarians who looked forward to some quality pre-Mother’s Day celebration at Empress Restaurant and Buffet in Macleod Trail SW [...]

Messages from our kababayans to their mothers….

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Messages from our kababayans to their mothers….
By:  Estrella “Tata” Delos Reyes
In light of the recent Mother’s Day Celebration, here are some messages from our “kababayans” who have expressed their love and affection for their super & awesome mothers….
LEO ESTORCO – Medicine Hat, Alberta
“well, we take pleasure in all the [...]



Summer time in the Philippines means  Jicama time!  A very popular street food paired with bagoong (shrimp paste) eaten raw, peeled and chilled. Contrary to the common belief,  the use of jicama goes beyond street food  snacking. It  is a versatile extender, mostly used as additional ingredients in many Chinese dishes.  Therefore, jicama is a [...]



by Connie Kriaski
Century Properties treated lots of our Kababayans a night with Ambassador Jose E. B. Antonio, Ambassador and CEO, Century Properties together with Ramon S. Antonio III VP for Sales North America and Asia.  It was indeed a very informative evening listening to all the facts and figures that Ambassador Antonio shared with the [...]

When Temporary meets Permanent

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By Glynn Galla
It was not long time ago when I was invited to a Filipino wedding. The wedding is like the one we have in the Philippines.
It was a wedding of a Filipino who is permanent resident and a Filipino who is a temporary worker. What a nice feeling, knowing that that these two people [...]

FEATURE ARTICLE – by Marietta Pangan-Dutkoski – PT Press

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Aguinaldo Shrine- The Home  and Birth of Philippine  Independence
(Kawit, Cavite)
***Author’s Note: Every year  on  the 12th day of June,  Filipinos all over the world commemorate and celebrate  The Philippine Independence. Therefore, since our issue goes out on the 15th of each month, I felt  this  month of May is a more appropriate time to open [...]

Report from the Legislature

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Member Statement presented at the Legislative Assembly:
Good News in Health Staffing
We hear that Albertans receive exceptional care in our health care system across the province every day Mr. Speaker, and that’s because we have talented and dedicated health professionals who are committed to delivering the best possible care right here in Alberta.
And, you know what, [...]

Jasmin “ Alberta’s Princess of Songs”

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By:  Beng Linco Frost

Jasmin is all geared up and ready for her trip back home to meet with
Mr. Vehnee Saturno, a prolific song writer and composer resident in the Philippines,
and to record an album. Jasmin is leaving on May 25, 2011.  Mr. Tony Surtida of
Le Tigre Entertainment has advised that Mr. Saturno is waiting [...]

How to Save Gas

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(Based on my actual experience):
by:  Gessen Cortes
Another long weekend is coming up, and a lot of us are probably going on road trips with friends and family. With the price of gas steadily rising again, all of us are feeling the pinch at varying degrees. I’m not gonna try to analyze the economics of all [...]

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