Publisher's Note

  • Publisher’s Note

    by CK This morning when I woke up, I noticed that some leaves in our tree in the backyard are starting to turn yellow and I told myself, what an early sign.  For sure we have our nice days numbered as Fall is soon approaching.  I love the color of Fall because it feels so refreshing [...]

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NEWS FROM November 2013

Diamond Seniors Club of Calgary sparkled Cuba

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On the first week of October, Gervie Pagsanghan, president of Diamond Seniors Club of Calgary with his wife Nelia celebrated their 49th wedding anniversary. Witnessing the sweet renewal of their wedding vows were the officers and members with their families and friends at the cruise ship namely Rick and Aida Nicdao, Berting and Eva [...]



By: Fernando A. Chuidian
It was a night of the champions as three of the best of Philippines music industry’s talent search grand winners took center stage and rocked the world of the jam packed crowd at the Fantasyland Hotel ballroom last September 22. Jovit Baldivino (Pilipinas Got Talent Season 1 Champion), Marcelito Pomoy (Pilipinas Got [...]

Health Benefits of Ginger

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Are you aware of the health benefits of ginger? Ginger is a root crop that is abundant in Asia. This is usually used as an ingredient for certain dishes, and it also makes a good tea. In fact, “salabat” is a Filipino tea made from ginger extracts. You might have heard about the common health [...]

Babae’s 10th Anniversary Celebration

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Last October 12, 2013, Saturday, Babae Council of Filipina Canadian Women celebrated their 10th Anniversary with their theme, “Celebrating Womanhood” at  the Polish Canadian Cultural Centre featuring Congresswoman Leni Robredo, the dignified wife of the late Jessie Robredo, former secretary of the Department of the Interior and Local Government. It [...]

OKTOBERFEST BARKADAHAN Rolls out a barrel of fun in calgary

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BY: Fernando A. Chuidian
Filipinos here in Calgary, Alberta  got a taste of the  fun and merrymaking of  a  traditional German  Oktoberfest  celebration last October 11,2013 as  numbers of people  trooped to the  Calgary Marlborough Community Hall to join and take part in this annual world celebrated event.
Oktoberfest which traces its origin a long time ago  [...]

The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership (Part II)

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By Consuelo (Chit) E. Munar
According to motivational experts, the function of coping with complexity is management while the function of coping with change is leadership.  The rationale behind is that  it has become more competitive in the business world in recent years.  Technology change became so rapid, there’s greater international competition, demographics in the workplace [...]

Speak Words of Grace

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by Pastor Nilo
How amazing words that proceed from our mouth can do – they can either give life to or destroy hopes, ambitions, and goals.  If we speak words that give comfort, encourage, and strengthen others, then  blessed are those who hear them. On the contrary, cold words make others cold and hot  words [...]



What is food poisoning?
Food poisoning is an illness caused by eating foods that have harmful organisms in them. These harmful germs can include bacteria, parasites, and viruses. They are mostly found in raw meat, chicken, fish, and eggs, but they can spread to any type of food. They can also grow on food that is [...]

The truth about the FLU

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It’s that time of the year when you see advertisements for the flu shot everywhere. Did you know that for the 2012-2013 immunization year only 871,539 Albertans received the flu shot out of its 3,906,800 residents? Why? Probably because a lot of people do not know the importance of getting a flu shot.
What is the [...]

Teleserye Bidas Capture the Hearts of Filipinos in Calgary

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By Karen and Kiara Padilla
Five of the Philippine’s hottest male heartthrobs brought the heat at the Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium in Calgary on October 27, 2013. The variety show dubbed as the “Teleserye Bida 2013 North American Tour” consisted of ABS-CBN Kapamilya stars Gerald Anderson, Enchong Dee, Rayver Cruz, Xian Lim and Enrique Gil, [...]

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