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 June 2016

Albertans honoured for their dedication to community safety

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The 2016 Community Justice Awards have been presented to recipients from across Alberta in recognition of their local community safety and crime-prevention work.
This year marks the 25th anniversary of the awards event, which was co-hosted with the Medicine Hat Police Service at McDougall Centre in Calgary.
“Congratulations to this year’s recipients of the Alberta [...]


Once Upon a Filipino Food Truck

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Pinoy Pride is the name given to this food truck. It is the first and only Filipino food truck in Calgary, Alberta. Although, it is named as such this food truck is truly a product of humility and hard work by a husband and wife team Pol and Daisy and their family and friends [...]


Tula ng Buhay sa panulat ni Julian Makiling

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ANG INGGIT, BOW!
BATO-BATO SA LANGIT, ANG TAMAAN HWAG MAGAGALIT;
ITO’Y PANANAW LAMANG NG ISANG TAONG NAGMAMALASAKIT;
SA ATING MGA KABABAYAN NA NAMAMATAY SA INGGIT;
SA MGA KAPWA KABABAYAN NA MARUNONG MAGSUMIKAP NG HIGIT.
ANG INGGIT AY MALALA PA SA ISANG NAKAMAMATAY NA SAKIT;
NA KAHIT SINONG DOKTOR O PAGAMUTAN AY WALANG MAKAKAGAMOT;
TANGING IKAW LAMANG ANG MAKAKALUNAS SA IYONG INGGIT;
SA KAPWA MONG [...]


Calgary Stampede and Globalfest Partner to Present International Pavilion

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In just over a month, the Big Four Building will be transformed into the new International Pavilion at the 2016 Calgary Stampede. Together with new community partner, GlobalFest, the Stampede is celebrating the amazing ethno-cultural dynamic that our city has to offer.
The rich and diverse cultural make up of Calgary and the communities in which [...]


Dare to stand on the edge at Glacier Skywalk??? It’s worth a try…

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Your feet might feel floating on the glass floor that juts over the Sunwapta Valley in Jasper National Park. The wind rises as the river rushes far below. Overlooking mountains and glaciers, some 280 m (918 ft) up, it’s like you’re standing on thin air.
The Glacier Skywalk, an hour south of the town of [...]


Red Wine for Better Health?

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Red Deer Report: By Prodie Gar. Padios
“Raising a glass to toast with some wine or champagne is somewhat you are making your heart a favour.”
“WHAT’S your wife’s sickness?” a Canadian old man who was sitting to my left in the emergency waiting area at the hospital, asked me.
He looked at my wife who leaned her [...]


Horoscope for the Month of June

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Aries – In June you can move confidently in the right direction and successfully complete the things that you started in 2015, or at the beginning of this year. Other events are still pending and, but they will be in your favor or part of your success. Despite doubts and concerns, you will be able to [...]


Kuya Bong’s Kusina

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Tortang Talong with Crab Meat (Eggplant Omelet with Crab)

Tortang talong or eggplant omelet has always been my go to dish when I do not like to eat meat, but want something decent and quick to prepare. I enjoy eating it with rice and banana ketchup. Tortang Talong with Crabmeat is even better because it has the [...]


ERWINISM: The Winning Number

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By Erwin Maramat
They say that if your palms itch, it is a sign of good luck without considering that it might just be primary biliary cirrhosis, but we take our chances anyway and buy a lottery ticket. I find people lining up at a counter patiently waiting for their turn to put their hopes on [...]


The Filipino Community Umbrella

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By: Tigs Tidalgo
The umbrella system to manage our then small Calgary Filipino community came to being in 1986. The passage of time did increase our population in folds that the format under the wings of associations becomes impractical. It served its purpose, but it already outlived its usefulness for sometime. It’s kind of using an [...]


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