Publisher's Note

  • Publisher’s Note

    July 1st was the 150th Canada Day celebration. It was a very special day for all of us to be a part of this event. I remember 21 years ago how I didn’t have any idea of how my children and I will survive in a new country which will be home to [...]

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NEWS FROM January 2016

7TH ANNUAL PASKONG PINOY TIMES AND AWARDS NIGHT FOR OUTSTANDING PINOY TIMES 2015

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We would like to thank all our sponsors who made our event last December 18, 2015 at the Scandinavian Cultural Center a huge success.  It was also an honor to have our Minister of Human Services, Hon. Irfan Sabir who gave our the awards for our Outstanding Pinoys for 2015.  It was indeed a great [...]


A TRIBUTE TO A MEDIA MAN AND A COMMUNITY LEADER FOR THE FILIPINOS, IN LOVING MEMORY OF JOSE “PEPITO” G. MAGPAYO

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As part of the Filipino media of Alberta, Kuya Pepito has been known to many as one of the pioneers in the field of mass media here in Alberta.  He has always been committed to do coverage of any Filipino community events and make sure that he’s programming is honest and transparent.  His role as [...]


Ms. Universe 2015 – PHILIPPINES

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Ending a title drought of 42 years, the newly-crowned Miss Universe is a Filipina.
Pia Wurtzbach was hailed as Miss Universe 2015 during the coronation night held at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas, United States Sunday evening (Monday morning, Manila time.).
Wurtzbach bested 79 other candidates to get the crown.
Before the announcement, host Steve Harvey made a [...]


German Moreno passes away at 82

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Veteran TV host and actor German “Kuya Germs” Moreno passed away early morning on Friday due to cardiac arrest. He was 82.
According to his nephew John Nite, Kuya Germs died at around 3:20AM in a hospital in Quezon City. He was already rushed to the hospital Thursday evening.
“He passed on in the company of his [...]


‘Faster’ Nazarene procession leaves 2 dead

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At least two casualties were reported in a faster traslacion (passage) of the Black Nazarene on Saturday, police officials said of the annual procession marking the feast of the Christ image.
According to Bong Grajo, operations head of the Quiapo Church command center, the image could be back inside the church by 4:15 a.m.
The procession started [...]


Philippine Consulate General in Vancouver observes 18-Day Campaign to End Violence Against Women

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21 December 2015 – The Philippine Consulate General in Vancouver held a program on 18 December 2015 to observe the annual 18-Day Campaign to End Violence Against Women (VAW).
Consul General Neil Frank R. Ferrer, in his remarks, highlighted the Philippines’ active participation in the global observance of the campaign, 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based [...]


STRAIGHT FROM THE PHILIPPINE CONSULATE’S OFFICE VANCOUVER

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Notice on the Adjustment of Consular Fees effective 1 January 2016
28 December 2015 - Effective 1 January 2016, the Philippine consular offices in Canada will implement an adjustment of consular fees brought about by the changes in the Canadian currency exchange rate vis-à-vis the US dollar. While the changes will affect the fees in Canadian dollar [...]


Palace sees no need to raise alert for Pinoys in Middle East

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Willard Cheng, ABS-CBN News
Posted at 01/07/16 8:25 PM
MANILA – Malacañang on Thursday said there is no need yet to raise alert levels for Filipinos in the Middle East amid tension between Saudi Arabia and Iran.
Still, the Palace said measures are in place to ensure the safety of Filipinos in the Middle East.
“Sa kasalukuyan naman [...]


Gunita

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By: Glynn Galla
Walang sakit, walang hirap at walang pag aalala, may mga bagay sa ating isipan na sana ito nalang ang mangyari, subalit hindi ito nakakamit ng basta basta.
Marami sa atin ang nangingbang bansa, marami sa atin ang nagbabakasali na matatagpuan natin ang matagal na nating pinapangarap, pangarap na makaahon sa buhay at pangarap na [...]


BAKIT?

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sa panulat ni Chona de Jesus

Bakit nga ba may mga tanong?  Mga tanong na di natin kayang sagutin dahil unang-una ay baka hindi makatarungan ang ating mga kasagutan.  Mga kasagutan na maaring makasakit sa ibang tao at maging mapanira sa pananaw ng iba.  Ngunit ang tao ay sadyang makasalanan, ang mga mata na mapaghusga sa [...]


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