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 September 2011

KAMPING at KIWANIS 2011

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by:  Theresa “Nikki” Chicote

On August 6-7, I had the pleasure of not only participating, but also leading the Squires and Squirettes of the Knights of Columbus Council #14736 in our first annual Summer Camp at Kamp Kiwanis. The Squires and Squirettes are the children of the Council members, between the ages of 10 – [...]


PINOY TO ANO’NG SAY MO?

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by:  Estrella ‘Tatsky” Delos Reyes
Commentaries & Opinions of Fil-Calgarians on Philippines’ Entry to the Pyromusical Presentation at the Globalfest 2011:

Liza Marcos
“It was entertaining and amazing…kids had lots of fun. Mapapaisip ka talaga kung papaano nila ginagawa. Sabay n sabay sa tugtog. Sa kantang “The Prayer” kikilabutan ka talaga at mafi [...]


Knights of Columbus Fund Raiser

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Running a golf tournament can be an effective fund raiser for any organization like the Knights of Columbus. Hosting such event during the summer months in Calgary requires a significant investment of time and money. But with the right people involved and the commitment to succeed, the payoff can be well worth the effort.  Such [...]


Footprints: LAGUNA

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By Marietta Pangan-Dutkoski
dutkoski @shaw.ca
Laguna is currently one of the most thriving provinces in the CALABAR (Cavite-Laguna_Batangas) Zone in terms of economy and tourism. This industrious province with more than 2M citizens, generates millions of pesos  in revenue from  coconuts and fruits such as lanzones. Other major sources of income are their  natural and man-made  attractions, [...]


FLORENCE FENNEL

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By: Marietta
Pangan-Dutkoski
dutkoski@shaw.ca
Fennel is widely cultivated  in Europe, East Asia and Middle East. I must admit that the first time I used fennel as an ingredient, I was more curious than excited to give this aromatic vegetable a chance mainly  because of the odd shape  of the stem that swells to a “bulb” as it grows. [...]


The Philippines Dominates at GlobalFest 2011

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Although being the new kids on the block, in the closest voting ever for GlobalFest, the Filipino entry came a close second for the Fireworks Festival award. However, all three of the People’s Choice Award categories were swept up by the Philippines! Based on the fact that that these three categories had many more competitors [...]


TRAVELAERO TIPS – SEPTEMBER 2011

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HOTEL SCAMS AND WHAT YOU SHOULD DO ABOUT IT
It has brought to my attention that there are still hotels pulling off tricks with clients. Here are few common scams to watch out for.
The “front desk scam” has been around since 2008, but it is still continuing and is especially popular during peak travel periods. ‘Someone’ [...]


“Time is gold”

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By Pastor Nilo Briones of Jesus Word of Life International Fellowship
One of the most important gifts that God has given us is time.  The common saying that, “Time is gold” applies to everyone – rich or poor, young and old – and all have an equal share of twenty-four hours a day.  But life is [...]


A GLIMPSE OF CAVITE TODAY

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by El Caviteno
(Editor’s Note: El Caviteno is a member of The Cavite Association of Calgary)
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Inspired by Bayani Hintay’s “Cavite”, this article aims to bring awareness to all young Cavitenos in North America of the rich heritage, natural beauty, and abundant resources of the province of Cavite, including the concomitant evils of progress that the [...]


SA AKING PANANAW……..Hindi Namumunga ng Santol ang Mangga

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By: Glynn Galla
“Hindi namumunga ng santol ang mangga”.   I’m not sure if all of you are familiar with this quote.  Filipinos had gone a long way in terms of migration; many of our early ancestors had gone abroad either to work or live there.  Whenever there’s job opportunity, for sure Filipinos are present anywhere in [...]


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