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 July 2017

Erwinism: Art of the Gain

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By Erwin D. Maramat
Every now and then I get personal messages and emails from some of my friends on Facebook seeking my thoughts on their personal matters. Instead of a letter format, I’m just going to concisely elaborate some of them and answer them. Disclaimer: I’m as human as you are and I claim no [...]


Living a Sacred Life

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By Consuelo (Chit) E. Munar
“Heaven and earth are in us” – Mahatma Gandhi
What exactly is sacred living? ” It is aligning our lives with the rhythm of the Earth and recognizing that those rhythms are sacred,” said Robin Lysne. It is living in the knowledge that we are part of something larger [...]


ABS-CBN is most awarded TV Network at the 15TH PHILIPPINE QUILL AWARDS

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ABS-CBN emerged as the most awarded TV network and Company of the Year 1st runner-up at the 15th Philippine Quill Awards with a total of 21 recognitions from the country’s highest and most comprehensive awards in business communication given by the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) Philippines.
Leading the winners from the Kapamilya network is [...]


Teardrops of the poor

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By: Tigs Tidalgo
It was a beautiful day. The scenery was typical rural Philippines. We had a meeting with barrio folks to implement a livelihood project financed by the Philippine Rural Economic Social Assistance Foundation, a charitable association based in Calgary. With presupposed knowledge of the meeting, about 200 people came. The unexpected attendance compelled us [...]


Food Allergies

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What is a food allergy?
When you have a food allergy, your body thinks certain foods are trying to harm you. Your body fights back by setting off an allergic reaction. In most cases, the symptoms are mild—a rash or an upset stomach. A mild reaction is no fun, but it isn’t dangerous. A serious [...]


Citizenship Bill Receives Royal Assent

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June 19, 2017 – Ottawa, ON – Today, Bill C-6, an Act to amend the Citizenship Act and make consequential amendments to another Act, received Royal Assent.
Changes to the Citizenship Act reflect the Government’s commitments to streamline the citizenship process, enhance program integrity, and repeal certain provisions of the Act that treated dual citizens differently [...]