Publisher's Note

  • Publisher’s Note

    It was 22 years ago when I arrived in Canada and chose Calgary, Alberta to be my home.  Leaving my family and friends behind, it was a new adventure for me to be in a new country without knowing anyone.  That was the time I looked for a Filipino community paper and never found any, [...]

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NEWS FROM April 2016

Kuya Bong’s Kusina

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Omega-3 in fish: How eating fish helps your heart
source: http://www.mayoclinic.org
If you’re worried about heart disease, eating one to two servings of fish a week could reduce your risk of dying of a heart attack.
What are omega-3 fatty acids, and why are they good for your heart?
Fish contain unsaturated fatty acids, which, when substituted for saturated fatty [...]


Proposed legislation would help seniors stay safe and independent at home

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The proposed Seniors’ Home Adaptation and Repair Act would enable a new low-interest home equity loan program to help seniors improve the safety and sustainability of their homes.

Bill 5, the Seniors’ Home Adaptation and Repair program would allow senior homeowners, who qualify, to finance essential home repairs and adaptations, including:

Widening doorways or hallways
Installing walk-in tubs
Roof replacements
Electrical repairs

About [...]


The Other Side

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by Steve Tarzwell
Spring – my favorite time of year! It is so invigorating, with nature coming back to life after a long winter’s rest. Flowers, trees and bushes, all adding color and beauty to our lives. Even the air is fresher and cleaner! Add some summer smells to it, like BBQ’s, fresh cut lawns, and, [...]


Pathway to Prosper

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By: Tigs Tidalgo
The failure to unify the Filipino community in Calgary is not basically from quality of leaders, but from decades of unwarranted inconsistent system. It is in the practice where leaders come to being without appropriate mandate from general election. Community members are deprived the right to open suffrage.
The original Filipino association was equipped [...]


Erwinism: Listen

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By Erwin Maramat
My guilt costs $12.95 and it weighs heavy on my lungs more than it does on my shoulders. Smoking is a debilitating habit of mine and while I fail to listen my loving spouse viciously nagging about it; I even fail harder to listen to my conscience. If only everybody actively listened the [...]


Poisoning

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A poison is a substance that has toxic effects and may injure you or make you sick if you are exposed to it. Poisons can be found everywhere, from simple household cleaners to cosmetics to houseplants to industrial chemicals. Even medicines that are taken in the wrong dose, at the wrong time, or by the [...]


Hits and misses: Last 100 days of the Aquino administration

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By Emmanuel J. Lopez (philstar.com) | Updated April 7, 2016 – 9:15am
More or less a hundred days are left before this administration takes a bow on what could be one of the best or worse terms that any chief executive could have in the six-year term of presidency. The Aquino regime has been reproached with charges of [...]


The Best Hot Pot Restaurant in Calgary

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What’s Hot Pot?

A traditional Mongolia dish served in a metal pot, hot pot is the centerpiece of the Little Sheep dining experience. A visual delight, each hot pot is filled with a steaming aromatic broth that’s decorated with an assortment of fresh ingredients such as goji berries, jujubes, black cardamom pods, ginseng and herbs. For [...]


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