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 August 2012

Canada-Alberta pilot project expanded to include more occupations

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*Ottawa, July 16, 2012* — Alberta employers looking to hire highly skilled foreign workers in certain in-demand occupations will benefit  >> thanks to the expansion of a Temporary Foreign Worker pilot project, Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney and  Alberta Minister of Enterprise and Advanced Education Stephen Khan announced today.
“Alberta is facing some of [...]


SERVUS HERITAGE FESTIVAL

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The Servus Heritage Festival is the place to be during the August long-weekend. Nestled in Edmonton’s scenic river valley, bordered by lush ravines and the North Saskatchewan River, the Festival draws visitors from around the Edmonton capital region and across the continent to spend some time sampling the tastes, smells, sights, and sounds of a [...]


MP SHORY: Calgary Northeast Has The Best Volunteers

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Calgary, Alberta, July 26, 2012—Over 10,000 vulnerable people in Calgary  will soon have access to enhanced in-home services from the Community  Kitchen Program (CKP) as a result of a new volunteer training program in  Calgary Northeast funded by the Government of Canada.
Devinder Shory, Member of Parliament for Calgary Northeast, made the  announcement today on behalf [...]


CBCP to endorse anti-RH Bill candidates in 2013

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By Ira Pedrasa, ABS-CBNnews.com
Posted at 08/05/2012
CBCP to endorse anti-RH Bill candidates in 2013 But says there will be no bloc vote
MANILA, Philippines — The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the  Philippines (CBCP) will use next year’s elections to bolster its  stance against the Reproductive Health (RH) Bill.
In a report from the CBCP News, CBCP secretary general [...]


The Other Side

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With the beautiful weather arriving and for the most part, the rain ending, summer is in full swing in Calgary. Already several festivals and events have taken place and if you missed them – don’t worry – there is a lot more to come!
What a great time we had with the Calgary Stampede and Fireworks [...]


The Greatest Outdoor Show of the Century

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BY LAMBERT AFAN RELLOSA
This could have been a good tag line to promote TransAlta’s Grandstand Show, aptly named Century, to commemorate the Calgary Stampede’s 100th birthday.  This year, everything was just a bit grander in size and in scope.
The stars were bigger too.  Paul Brandt, who is only [...]


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