Publisher's Note

  • Publisher’s Note

    July 1st was the 150th Canada Day celebration. It was a very special day for all of us to be a part of this event. I remember 21 years ago how I didn’t have any idea of how my children and I will survive in a new country which will be home to [...]

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NEWS FROM August 2011

PINOY ‘TO ANO’NG SAY MO?

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By: Estrella “Tata” Delos Reyes
YOUR THOUGHTS OF THIS YEAR’S SUMMER IN CALGARY
Myla Chicote – Calgary, AB
“Summer is just summer. It depends on you. It’s too hot, well if you stay inside your house it is. But if you go to the park, have a stroll, biking or even just walking, you feel the cool breeze [...]


What We Are Doesn’t Determine Who We Are

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by Roger Encarnacion
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It was a chance encounter that I came to meet Peter.
Peter had just started at Genesis Canada, and that morning, as I walked passed his office, I saw him throw a glance at me as if to say, “I am new here. Please stop by, I want to meet with you. [...]


The Other Side

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What an exciting summer so far, and it has just begun! If you have lived in Calgary for a few years you will know that the months of summer here are actually August and September, unlike the rest of Canada that gets a lot of really hot weather in July and August.
Aside from camping and [...]


PLATINUM FIREWORKS……THE PHILIPPINE TEAM FOR THE 2011 GLOBALFEST!

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by C.K.
Backgrounder
Organized and duly registered in 2002 as the marketing arm of SIX-J Fireworks, the flagship corporation has been consistent with the valuable tradition of exceptional quality in its broad range of products and services.
With principal offices located in Valenzuela City, PLATINUM Fireworks, Inc.  also maintains its own factory in Sta. Maria, Bulacan-undeniably the fireworks [...]


Scotiabank Draw Winners

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Scotiabank would like to announce the winners of the two draws at the One Kapamilya Go event last July 24, 2011 at the Telus Convention Centre:
Wilma Dumdumaya
$50 Superstore gift card
Nancy Gopez
$50 Best Buy gift card
Thank you to all who visited our booth!


The Royal Experience

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By Glynn Galla

Victoria Park Stampede, Fort George, Prince Edward Island, Fairmont Queen Elizabeth, and Lake Louise were just few of the places that named after the Royals of Britain. Canada has lots of things shared with Great Britain, as far as history is concerned. And by the time I knew that the Duke and [...]


FAIR and FESTIVAL Foods

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In the spirit of the recent  annual 10 -day celebration of the Calgary Stampede, our main for this issue is going to be all about foods  which are enjoyed in Fairs and Festivals. Generally  Fairs and Festivals Foods are anything and everything  with a basic cooking method: mostly deep fried or  loaded with sugar. These [...]


GO na GO ang One Kapamilya Go sa Canada

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By Marietta Pangan-Dutkoski
Sunday July 24, 2011, was another highly attended  gathering of Filipinos in Alberta at the Telus Convention Centre in Calgary. The ABS-CBN  International  Kapamilya Network held its 2nd Annual  International  Show/Tour  to express  their gratitude toward  The Filipino Channel (TFC) patrons for their continued patronage of ABS-CBN programs and artists.
This year’s theme “One [...]


Our Favourite 2011 Calgary Stampede Shows

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By Mark & Marietta Dutkoski
Yihaah!!! Happy  Stampede-ing Calgarians  and everyone from out of town and country who joined the celebration of “ The Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth”. The  Stampede is an incredible  10 days that help define city  of Calgary and showcase  the heart of the new west’s  hospitality, love of fun and enthusiasm.  [...]


Government of Canada ramps up citizenship revocations to tackle fraud

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Ottawa, July 27, 2011 —The Government of Canada is beginning the process to revoke the citizenship of up to 1,800 citizens who have obtained it fraudulently. Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney announced new details of the ongoing initiative today.
“Canadian citizenship is not for sale,” said Minister Kenney. “There are some around the world [...]


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