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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One Filipino Family’s Homeschool Journey : The Beginning of the Adventure

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Part 1 of Homeschooling in Canada Series
by Jane Guinto
“You will what?!”
“What about socialization?”
“Your kids will never learn how to assert themselves.”

Oh, the adventures we experience while homeschooling! Such joy!
Let me tell you briefly how it all began and why.
Wake up at 5:30 am, get dressed, eat breakfast, brush teeth, braid hair, pack “merienda,” grab school bag, [...]


Kuya Bong’s Kusina

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Generally, this is considered as an appetizer and a side dish. Most people like to have their Tokwa’t Baboy with beer or wine by the side while others love to have it with rice porridge such as Arroz Caldo, Goto, or a simple lugaw.
I personally like to have the sweetened version of the sauce. In order [...]


Extra Ordinary Islands

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TAHITI
Tahiti offers an exciting combination of urban and island life. Moorea charms with her emerald mountains and sandy shores. Bora Bora captivates with her gentle  lagoons of an unimaginable palette of blues and turquoises. Huahine, Raiatea and Taha’a blend nature and history, featuring lush vanilla plantations and ancient  maraes.Rangiroa and Tuamotu beckon divers  with [...]


WINTER DANGER – Slips & Falls = Strains, Sprains & Breaks

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Slipper and icy outdoor surfaces and hard interior floors that are wet are dangerous.  When you slip on an icy or a wet surface, your body tries to save you from falling so it twists to keep you upright which can cause stain to muscles.  This is the pain you feel in your back from [...]


BULLYING

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What is bullying?
Bullying is acting in ways that scare or harm another person. Kids who bully usually pick on someone who is weaker or more alone, and they repeat the actions over and over. Bullying starts in elementary school and becomes most common in middle school. By high school, it is less common but still [...]


Pinoy Times Concert Scenes

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Wency Cornejo and True Faith Band Takes  Calgary by Storm

All roads leads to Century Casino   last February 15 for the post Valentine concert and the   first leg of the Wency Cornejo and True Faith Canadian Tour   Concert.  Calgary is the first stop for the group   who is   on  a  5 city tour [...]


CCFCC News Updates

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By: Fernando A. Chuidian
The Canadian Culinary Federation of Chef and Cooks (CCFC) held   a mini trade fair last Feb.3,2014  venue is  the Lazy S. Clubhouse, Grandstand  building of Calgary Stampede. The exhibit showcased a wide array of protein, produce and dairy products of best quality at highly competitive prices by fifteen local suppliers made available [...]


To Love and To Cherish

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It takes three lovely things to validate marriage – in agreement, the woman says, “I will”, the man says, “I will’, and the officiating minister or priest says, “I pronounce you as husband and wife.”  And voila, marriage is done in the presence of parents or guardians and other witnesses.  The marital ceremony may seem [...]


Pinoy Times Concert Scenes

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By: Fernando A. Chuidian

Teresa Puri and Isaac Cruz   Wins  Pinoy New Talent Singing Idol 2013
Calgary’s search for Pinoy New Talent Singing Idol 2013 produced two of the   finest  young  new talents as it concluded its talent search contest  last January 18, 2014 at the Pacific Place Mall Northeast   Calgary. Teresa Puri   who just recently [...]


Buhay dito sa Kanada

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by Dingdong Amandy

Bakit kaya iniisip natin , kay sarap mag-ibang bansa
Tila bagay ang pera kay daling kunin sa bulsa
Laging iniisip nating pilipino, mas malaki ang kita.
Pero ang di nyo alam, kay hirap kitain ang pera.
Itong aking kwento, ay hango sa aking karanasan
Dati kong trabaho, papetiks-petiks lamang.
Pero di naman parati, pati utak ay pagod din minsan.
Ayun, [...]


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