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 February 2014

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, [...]

Winter Safety: Sledding and Snow Safety

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The Alberta Health Services Provincial Injury Prevention Team (PIPT) supports a smart risk approach to preventing injuries. Risk is a part of life. While you can’t make all risks go away, you can manage most of them. Taking smart risks means recognizing the risks of an activity and choosing to manage that risk to prevent [...]

Providing More Options for Citizenship Applicants from Ontario

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Ontario Language Training Certificates Now Accepted by Citizenship and Immigration Canada

Ottawa, January 29, 2014 — As of January 30, 2014, Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) will accept certificates from individuals who complete Ontario’s provincial language training program as proof of language ability for the purpose of applying for citizenship, Canada’s Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris [...]

Health Benefits of Coconut

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The coconut tree is also referred to as “The Tree of Life”. It is because all parts of this tree, from the roots to the leaves and fruits, can be used in many ways. Calling it The Tree of Life, is just fitting because of all the amazing health benefits of coconut. That is why, [...]

The 3 F’s (Filipinos, Food & Fellowship)

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By Heather Patrao
“Did you eat yet?” or “Come, eat now – there’s lots of food” are familiar greetings as you enter into a Filipino party or household. We’ve got to admit that no Filipino get-together is complete without food. If you’ve been to one, remember that small mountain of food that greeted you? And remember [...]

Eulogy for our beloved Tita Olga

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by C.K.

I’m Connie Agbayani De Jesus Kriaski, better known to TIta Olga’s as Chona. I am a the oldest daughter to Ludivina Agbayani De Jesus, Tita Olga’s younger sister.
My first meeting with Tita Olga was when I was 9 years old, and instantly she became my idol because of her personality and charisma [...]



Saskatchewan is one of the Prairie Provinces in Canada. This province’s economy is one of the fastest growing provinces in the prairie in terms of job growth. Saskatchewan has full of opportunities for foreign nationals to come and work temporarily. By having work experienced in Saskatchewan, the temporary foreign worker may be eligible to apply [...]

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