Publisher's Note

  • Publisher’s Note

    The year just flew by, it ’s barely 45 days and we’re into 2019.  It is amazing that with the change of season, that’s how fast we can feel that the year is almost over.  We started getting snow here and there and yet we’re still in the fall season. Mid-October to early November was a [...]

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NEWS FROM April 2017

Erwinism: Poltergeist

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By Erwin D. Maramat
If soap doesn’t work, maybe, some people ought to wear a diaper on their mouth. As if these creatures just leapt out from the pages of a horror story, they never really have anything good to say but throw F-bombs at everything. We are equipped with a vestibular system that is responsible [...]


In Case of Nuclear War…

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In the 1960’s, during the “Cold War” a company decided to build a high-tech, ultra-secure storage facility, overlooking Lac des Arcs near Canmore, Alberta. A deep tunnel was dug into Mt. McGillivray, along with several chambers, or storage rooms. It had hoped to use the facility, located 200 metres below the mountain’s western slope [...]


FCSC Spring Gala Celebration

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By Consuelo (Chit) E. Munar
The Filipino Calgarian Seniors Club  (FCSC) celebrated its 34th anniversary with a spring gala celebration  at the Polish Canadian Cultural centre  last March 17, 2017.  About 220 attendees graced the occasion including   members of other senior organizations in Calgary. It was an eventful  evening of delightful fellowship  and camaraderie  of the Filipino community.
The program commenced with the singing of [...]


April 2017 photo enforcement locations

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In response to community needs identified through statistical analysis, collisions and citizen concerns, mobile radar will be set up on Crowchild Trail, Deerfoot Trail, Barlow Trail, Stoney Trail, Macleod Trail, Sarcee Trail and Glenmore Trail.
Photo radar will be focusing on the communities of Altadore, Banff Trail, Deer Run, Douglasdale/Douglasglen, Falconridge, Forest Lawn, Glendale, Killarney/Glengarry, Martindale, [...]


Gabay sa Bahay

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by: Pastor Amor P. Ruba
I heard that relationship is the greatest problem in North America because everyone is affected by it. Every family is affected by sibling rivalry, jealousy, pride and by fighting match. Almost every home is affected by divorce – husband and wife engaged in a bitter and nasty divorce. This should not [...]


Warehouse for the Sick

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By: Tigs Tidalgo
A building rose up in the middle of nowhere. Though awkward in location, the new public hospital from a distance showed beauty and style. It has no rival in an open farmland. An empty wide flowers-divided road was purposely built to access the facility from the main highway. It looked impressive as it [...]


Chronic Kidney Disease

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What is chronic kidney disease?
Having chronic kidney disease means that for some time your kidneys have not been working the way they should. Your kidneys have the important job of filtering your blood. They remove waste products and extra fluid and flush them from your body as urine. When your kidneys don’t work right, [...]


1,000 aftershocks pummel Batangas

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MANILA, Philippines – An “earthquake swarm” continued to hit Batangas yesterday as the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) advised people to stay calm but remain vigilant for the “Big One.”
Phivolcs director Renato Solidum said an earthquake swarm has been going on since Tuesday last week, and seismologists have recorded over 1,000 aftershocks, including [...]


Improvements coming to Express Entry Immigration Program this Summer 2017

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Before June 6, 2017
After June 6, 2017

No additional points for candidates with strong French language skills.
The Express Entry system currently awards points for language ability in either of Canada’s two official languages—English or French.
Candidates can get up to 136 points for their first official language and up [...]


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