Publisher's Note

  • Publisher’s Note

    Hello dear readers, There’s lots of happenings this month of June.  First of all, congratulations to all the graduates this year!  You have made a milestone in your life by getting your diplomas.  But it doesn’t end there.  You have to move on and continue on your next journey.  For Kinder graduates, you move on to [...]

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NEWS FROM January 2014

(Temporary) Diets Don’t Work!

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If one of your new year’s resolutions for 2014 is to loose weight then (temporary) dieting will help you. But if you want to keep that weight off then don’t diet because it simply will not work. To be able to loose weight, keep the weight off, and maintain a healthy weight you need a [...]


Fund raising for Typhoon Haiyan’s Victims: Success

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By Prodie Padios

The Officers and board of directors of the PCARDD lead the Red Deer Filipino community‘s fundraising for Typhoon Haiyan’s victims in the Philippines. From left: Sid Selirio (director), Norman Suanico (director), Tess Leslie (secretary), Jane Compton (president), and Janice Kong (vice president).
THE Christmas and New Year of the victims of the ever [...]


Having enough energy to stay active in cold weather

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You may be worried about having enough energy to exercise. These tips can help.  And remember this: Exercise can actually give you more energy. After they start to be more active, most people feel more energetic throughout the day.
Eat a balanced diet
Unless you’re exercising for an hour or more, you don’t need to eat more [...]


DAMAYAN PARA SA PINOY, ANOTHER WORTHY CAUSE FOR TYPHOON YOLANDA SURVIVORS!

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by C. K.

It never fails, Pinoys will be there for their kapwa Pinoys…..this was proven once again by yours truly always at your service.

It was in the early part of November that our home country, the Philippines was again struck by Typhoon Haiyan better known as Typhoon Yolanda struck the [...]


Looking Forward to 2014

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By Heather M. Patrao

Another year has passed and a brand new one has begun; just like that. Strangely, where did it go? We all remember June, of course. The floods are considered the worst Albertan disaster, if not Canadian. And then in November of 2013, Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda), the most powerful typhoon ever hit [...]


MP Shory: Canada Summer Jobs 2014 Program Is Accepting Applications

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Calgary – Devinder Shory, Member of Parliament for Calgary Northeast highlighted that the Canada Summer Jobs  2014 Program is accepting applications from employers looking for funding to help hire students over the summer months.

“This program is expected to create 35,000 jobs across Canada, and benefits both students and employers alike,” said MP Shory. “The program [...]


Words to Eliminate from Your Vocabulary

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By Consuelo (Chit) E. Munar
Words are powerful.  They shape our thoughts, they determine our actions and they chart the course of our lives.  Whether the words we use are positive – giving hope and encouragement, or negative utterances that steal our joy and confidence, the impact is great. Whatever and wherever [...]


The Other Side

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Welcome to 2014! A new year, new hopes, new dreams. May this year bring you happiness and may your dreams and wishes come true. May you continue to better your life and to help those back home do the same.
For us, we rang in the New Year with our traditional party with family and friends, [...]


Association of Batanguenos in Alberta – Edmonton Paskuhang Ala-eh A Big Success!!!

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The recently concluded Paskuhang Ala-eh Dinner and Dance by the Association of Batanguenos in Alberta (ABA)-Edmonton Chapter is a big success for so many reasons. It marked their 10th year anniversary as a group. They have come a long way from their humble beginnings when they hold their meetings at the corridors of [...]