Publisher's Note

  • Publisher’s Note

    Hello dear readers, We’re now in the month of September and the leaves are starting to fall. There are still some days full of sunshine so we can still enjoy those days. Almost all of the community events are now over and the students are back to school. Parents are now busier that [...]

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NEWS FROM November 2011

When is truth a fiction?

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by Pastor Nilo Briones (Jesus Word of Life International Church)
Truth is stronger and far better than fiction, as proverbially said.  Some would prefer traditions as against to truth.  But where can we source out the truth?  In these days of loose conviction that some would claim that there is no absolute truth, and such is [...]


UNDAS

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by: Glynn Galla
In the Philippines, celebrating Halloween is quite different. Lots of things that we practise as a filipinno that can never be seen here in Canada. When I was still back home I remember 2 days before the All Souls Day, me and few of my cousins went to the cemetery to clean the [...]


Pinoy To Ano’ng Say Mo?

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How do you celebrate Halloween Night – The Pinoy Way?
by Estrella “Tatsky” Gascon-Delos Reyes

Jan Remel Cortez – Calgary, AB

Offering flowers
“Every Halloween dumadalaw kami sa puntod ng Mga kamag anak naming namatay. Magsisindi ng Kandila at magdadala ng bulaklak para sa pagalala g pagmamahal namin. Tuwing halloween din lagi naming inaabangan [...]


KofC and Canadian Blood Services’ Blood Typing Day

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by:  Estrella “Tatsky” Gascon-Delos Reyes
It was a fair sunny day on Saturday the 5th of November, when the All-Filipino Knights Of Columbus joint forces with the Canadian Blood Services in their efforts to raise awareness on blood donation.  The event took place at the Marlborough Community Centre in the NE and everyone was invited to [...]


PINOYS IN ACTION

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K of C – All Filipino Council 14767
By:  Bro. Carlos “Bing” Gascon & Bro. Hardy del Castillo
The Friends of Fish Creek Provincial Park Society provides a number of programs that supplement the activities of the Park, preserve the history and ecology of this diverse ecosystem, and benefit the nearby communities.  The Friends’ programs are focused [...]


CONCERT IN REVIEW – The Teleserye Princes of ABS-CBN

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by:  Estrella ‘Tatsky” Delos Reyes
October 30, 2011 – Jubilee Auditorium in Edmonton, Alberta
Pinoy Times was truly grateful to have been a media partner for this particular concert produced by CityHits Productions in cooperation with TFC, The Filipino Channel.
We began traversing the 3-hour ride and route northbound to Edmonton on the morning of that Sunday to [...]


Masquerade Ball 2011 – with ANCOP and SFC of Calgary

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by:  Carlos M. Gascon
Having grown accustomed to seeing the likes of Princess Diana and, most recently, Kate Middleton, people have been dreaming about members of royal families being the quintessence of beauty. They set the standard for fashion, swaggering lavish outfits on every occasion, and seemingly bad hair days or pimple breakout are impossible to [...]


GOVERNMENTS CELEBRATE LAUNCH OF CALGARY TRANSIT SECURITY UPGRADES

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Decades-old system replaced with state-of-the-art technology
Calgary, Alberta, October 28, 2011 – The City of Calgary’s transit system recently benefitted from over $6 million in federal, provincial and municipal funding in support of upgrades to its Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) security camera network.
Devinder Shory, Member of Parliament for Calgary Northeast, was on hand today for a [...]


Gwendoline Ruais is 1st runner-up in Miss World competition

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Miss Philippines Gwendoline Ruais won 1st runner-up in the Miss World beauty pageant at a glittering final ceremony in London. Standing 6 feet tall, the 21-year-old Filipino-French beauty was edged out by Miss Venezuela, Ivian Sarcos, who was crowned the 2011 winner.
Gwen joins other Filipina beauties who also had runner-up finishes in 1973 (Evangeline Pascual) [...]


Tasty fanfare for Food Truck Pilot Project update

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Phase one of pilot project complete
Calgary, AB – Today, Mayor Naheed Nenshi joined with many hundreds of Calgarians and nine of Calgary’s newest food truck entrepreneurs in Olympic Plaza to mark the end of phase one of Calgary’s Food Truck Pilot Project. The pilot project has brought together many stakeholders to explore how best to [...]


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