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 November 2016

Renewable electricity plan to create jobs, spur investment

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The Alberta government will set clear timelines for developing renewable electricity like wind and solar, and a competitive bidding process structured to limit costs.
The Renewable Electricity Program will add 5,000 megawatts of renewable electricity capacity by 2030 using a competitive process, administered by the Alberta Electric System Operator (AESO). This will put Alberta on a [...]


Travellers to Canada take note: End of leniency period for Electronic Travel Authorization ends next week

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November 3, 2016 – Ottawa, ON – The Government of Canada is reminding travellers to get the appropriate travel documents before booking a flight to Canada.
Starting November 10, 2016, visa-exempt travellers (except United States [U.S.] citizens) will need anElectronic Travel Authorization (eTA) to board their flight to Canada. Canadian citizens, including dual citizens, will need a valid Canadian passport [...]


Yoho National Park – Yours to Discover!

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Capitalizing on our extended summer weather, my wife and I recently decided to get another day trip in before the long, cold winter arrives. We don’t regularly select a destination we previously explored and enjoyed but this time we thought we would return to Yoho National Park. This was our 5th visit to this stunning [...]


Gabay sa Buhay

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by Pastor Amor P. Ruba
Why study the Bible?
This is my maiden article of the Pinoy Times and I like to share you above all what is closest to my heart and this is the Bible, the Word of God.
I have a niece who always sent me quite a long text messages from Manila, thanks to [...]


‘Heart over hate’ says Kapuso Network in fight vs cyber bullying

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In 2011, GMA became the first local network to advocate the responsible use of social media through the Think Before You Click campaign. With this, GMA led by its award-winning News and Public Affairs team enjoined netizens to be more mindful of what they post or share online.
The campaign, due to its significance in an age [...]


Alma gives hope to surrendering drug users

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FUNFARE By Ricky Lo
Alma Concepcion proudly shows the Plaque of Appreciation given to her by the Quezon City Police District (QCPD) in recognition of her valuable participation as speaker during the surrender of drug users in Quezon City — Photo reprinted from the Philippine National Police Journal
Been there, done that.
Eighteen years after her “Guam experience” [...]


Kuya Bong’s Kusina

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Fruit Cocktail Float

Fruit Cocktail Float is a quick and easy dessert dish that you can whip-up anytime. It does not involve baking and it is so easy to make. I recommend this dish for beginners because of its simplicity. You should be able to make this dish without any issues as long as you follow [...]


Erwinism: Real Talk—Life and Death

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By Erwin D Maramat
(Part 1 of 3)
You and I could die anytime—nothing can be as truthful as that. Every goodnight kiss, every farewell, every sweet embrace could well be our very last. There’s no guarantee that we’ll be here the next day. Death is inevitable and all we can hope for is that it would [...]


BCBP Calgary Opens with First Inaugural Breakfast Meeting

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October 16, 2016 proved to be a landmark day for the Brotherhood of Christian Businessmen and Professionals (BCBP) as Calgary had its first inaugural BCBP Breakfast on that day.
Held at the Sheraton Four Points Hotel from 8:00 to 11:00 in the morning, this momentous event was participated by 51 invited guests, with a total of [...]


Home for Filipino Seniors

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By: Tigs Tidalgo
When the Filipino Seniors Structure of Calgary was still in the cradle of infancy, the Filipino home for seniors was already thought about. It was part of the whole plan, but only on dotted lines for wishful thinking. We attempted to realize it after the third association, but necessary numbers were not yet [...]


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