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 July 2012

KASAYAHAN 2012

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A moment to treasure,
a moment to look forward to…. each & every year
by: Tata “Tatsky” Gascon-Delos Reyes

Congratulations to the success of Kasayahan Performing Arts Foundation’s 15th Anniversary and annual presentation held last June 16, 2012 at the St. Vladimir’s Cultural Centre. The list of local talents lined up seemed to have grown over [...]


CONCERT IN REVIEW

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by:  Tata “Tatsky” Gascon-Delos Reyes
PINOY CHAMPS CONCERT TOUR 2012 – The last leg of the tour
Held at Winspear Theatre in Edmonton, Alberta on June 17, the last show held on that Sunday night was amazingly successful. The “SOLD OUT” line across the posters depicted that entering through the doors will reveal to us a night [...]


PINOY TO ANO’NG SAY MO

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By Estrella Tata “Tatsky” Gascon-Delos Reyes
WHAT OUR READERS SAY ABOUT THE LAST CANADA DAY 2012 CELEBRATION
Ronald Allan Go – Calgary, Alberta
“I experienced my first Canada Day in Waterton. Everybody was in the mood to celebrate as all the people are friendly and smiling as if you are one of them.  The bike parade was awesome [...]


GRACE NONO: Enchantress Chantress

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by Ida Beltran-Lucila
With the current and rightful idolatry of Filipinos for Jessica Sanchez, the spotlight is focused on   gifted Filipino singers like Charice, Arnel Pineda, and others of Filipino descent like Anna Maria   Perez de Tagle.   I would like to add to  this group, a singer  I have admired  for almost a decade,   and has [...]


Pinoy Insights – What is your motto in life?

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By Romeo Montoya Jr.
Remember back in elementary and high school when most girls and some boys owned this usually colorful and expensive-looking notebook called “slumbook”? I felt so honored then every time a classmate would ask me to fill out her (his) slumbook.  It meant you are valued both as a classmate and as a [...]


The other side

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I am not sure what your schedule is like throughout the summer but ours continues to be jam packed with parties, concerts and festivals. To make it more exciting, we have visitors from across Canada and the USA and we welcome them to our beautiful city. I hope we can show them what makes our [...]


Ministers Kenney and Fletcher celebrate Canada Day with new citizens

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News Release —
Gatineau, July 1, 2012 — Fifty-seven people became Canada’s newest citizens at a special ceremony at the Canadian Museum of Civilization today.
Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney marked the occasion by launching the newest audio version of the popular citizenship study guide, Discover Canada: the Rights and Responsibilities of Citizenship. A number [...]


Government of Canada takes action to protect temporary foreign workers

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Toronto, Ontario and Calgary, Alberta, July 4, 2012—The Government of Canada is taking action to protect vulnerable foreign workers from the risk of abuse and exploitation in sex trade related businesses. Significant new measures were announced today by the Honourable Diane Finley, Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development, and the Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister [...]


TRAVELAERO – WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW BEFORE YOU BOOK YOUR FLIGHT/VACATIONS

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BY GERINE ARROYO
PRICES & COST INCREASE- Prices are based on market conditions or other factors such as  government taxation, rates of exchange, or fuel surcharge .
CANCELLATIONS- If you need to cancel your booking, you must notify your travel planner immediately. Cancellation charges are calculated based on the date that your travel planner receives notice of [...]


Get a mortgage solution that’s right for you

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Buying a home can be a very exciting time and everyone’s mortgage needs are different. That’s why it’s important to find the right mortgage solution – whether for your first home or your third home.  At Scotiabank, we provide so many attractive options it’s easy to find the one that’s right for you.
Down payment [...]


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