Publisher's Note

  • Publisher’s Note

    It was 22 years ago when I arrived in Canada and chose Calgary, Alberta to be my home.  Leaving my family and friends behind, it was a new adventure for me to be in a new country without knowing anyone.  That was the time I looked for a Filipino community paper and never found any, [...]

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NEWS FROM May 2012

The Other Side

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Magically, our City has changed from brown to green and our summer has arrived! The chances of poor weather, rain, hail, early winter etc. means it may or may not last long. We should make each day count, get out and get some fresh air and exercise – it will do wonders for our mental [...]


Reform of the Interim Federal Health Program ensures fairness, protects public health and safety

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Ottawa, April 25, 2012 — A federal program that provides health-care benefits to protected persons, refugee claimants and others is being reformed to ensure fairness for Canadian taxpayers while emphasizing the need to protect public health and safety, Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney announced today.
““Our Government’s objective is to bring about transformational changes [...]


Parent and Grandparent Super Visa a great success

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Super Visa approval rate now at 83 percent
Ottawa, May 18, 2012 – More than 3,500 Parent and Grandparent Super Visa applications have now been approved since the Super Visa was introduced on December 1, 2011, with an overall approval rate of 83 percent, Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney announced today.
“The Parent and Grandparent [...]


Minister Kenney commends CBSA for immigration fraud investigation

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Ottawa, May 18, 2012 — Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney offered his appreciation today to the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) for their ongoing efforts to investigate fraud in Canada’s immigration system.
The CBSA has issued two warrants for the arrest of a Halifax, Nova Scotia, immigration consultant and two of his employees for [...]


New Cabinet team focused on growing Alberta’s future

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New structure to change the way government does business
Edmonton… Premier Alison Redford has named a new Cabinet team that will help bring about the change that Albertans recently voted for.
“This restructuring is about achieving our goals and aligning our workforce with the priorities of this government,” Redford said. “This new Cabinet structure allows us to [...]


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