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 May 2017

Alberta implements provisional ban on temporary foreign workers

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ALBERTA, Canada – The Alberta province recently implemented a 24-month ban on the hiring of temporary foreign workers (TFW) to prioritize Canadians or permanent residents.
Applicants of jobs under the TFW program, which includes 29 skilled occupations, will be on a “refuse to process list.”
Employment and social development Canada said the 29 skilled occupations were chosen [...]


Can’t Help Falling in Love Movie Review

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Movie Review
A 2017 Filipino romantic comedy drama, Can’t Help Falling in Love directed by Mae Cruz-Alviar, starring this year’s ultimate love team Kathryn Bernardo and Daniel Padilla.
Love shapes your future.
You are the creator of the path you want to be just to have a perfect life.
You will reprimand the judgment of society because you feel the word [...]


Mama Nita’s Boodle Fight goes to Barrio Fiesta

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It’s finally here…….the collaboration of Mama Nita’s boodle fight is now at Barrio Fiesta on 68th and Memorial.  We might miss the former location of Mama Nita’s but Barrio Fiesta will carry on their binalot and boodle fights in a much bigger location . The other location is being renovated to bring another concept by [...]


Erwinism: The Bogeyman Steps Out of the Closet

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By Erwin Maramat
Memories have a funny way of keeping you awake at night, a good substitute for espresso. They stare at you until sleep grows stale. In one of those episodes, it came to me as a ghost of the past. It took my thoughts by the hand and illuminated a scene long forgotten. I [...]


Revolution of the Heart

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By Consuelo (Chit) E.  Munar
The Catholic Women’s League  Council of Holy Trinity Parish Church held their Lenten Retreat on March 25, 2017 with Fr. Julian Studden, pastor of St. Albert Parish in southeast Calgary as the keynote speaker. He is one of the most sought-after speakers in the Diocese of Calgary. I was very pleased to see  Fr. [...]


ABS-CBN Files Lawsuit Against 22 Pirate Sites in US Federal Court for Copyright and Trademark Infringement

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All pirate sites currently shut down; Filipino media and entertainment network seeks damages of over US$40 million

DALY CITY, CA, May 3, 2017 – In a continuing effort to protect its intellectual property from global piracy, Filipino media and entertainment network ABS-CBN recently filed a Complaint and a Motion for Temporary Restraining Order in U.S. Federal [...]


CALGARY COMIC AND ENTERTAINMENT EXPO 2017

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by CK

This year’s Calgary Comic and Entertainment Expo was indeed a big one.  It as confirmed that there were about 95,000 attendees for the said expo.  As of Sunday afternoon, panels with Cusack, Doctor Who’s Peter Capaldi and Edmonton’s Nathan Fillion, from Firefly and Castle, were popular draws.

I wasn’t able to listen to the panel [...]


Calgary’s Bridgeland Community

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Recently, my wife Ludy and I had reason to carry out business in the Bridgeland Community of Calgary. Seeing as it was a sunny and warm spring evening, we decided to do some exploring. I knew that it had experienced numerous significant changes and additions because of the demolition of the Calgary General Hospital in [...]


Gabay sa buhay

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ni Pastor Amor P. Ruba

Magandang araw po sa inyong lahat mga mahal na kababayan dito sa Calgary. There are people who are asking me to tone down my preaching and my writing. To them what is important is not to preach sin and judgment of God but to preach love and acceptance and happiness. I [...]


WHAT IS THERE TO LOSE?

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An appeal to Filipinos in Calgary:

I am an optimist to suppose that somehow, we could pull ourselves together. I believe that with our sense of pride and value, we can ably push our community onward to a right direction. We have excellent potential and through vigour and proper arrangement, a turning point is [...]


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