Publisher's Note

  • Publisher’s Note

    Hello dear readers, We’re now in the month of September and the leaves are starting to fall. There are still some days full of sunshine so we can still enjoy those days. Almost all of the community events are now over and the students are back to school. Parents are now busier that [...]

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NEWS FROM April 2018

BAMBOO, THE PRINCE OF PHILIPPINE ROCK

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In less than 3 weeks, we will witness once again how BAMBOO will rock Calgary on May 5, 2018 at the Glenmore Inn and Convention Centre.  He was once the frontman of the defunct RIVERMAYA and when he decided to go solo, he made the right decision.  To this date, all his concerts have been [...]


Visita Iglesia in the Philippines

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by: C.K.
I have lived in Calgary for over 22 years but for some reason, I’ve never experienced the real essence of Holy Week except for Good Friday.  So this year, I decided to visit Manila just in time for the Holy Week and promised myself that I will do what I’ve been hearing before from [...]


Tale of two cities: Edmonton jobless rate down, Calgary’s up

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The unemployment dropped for Alberta and Edmonton last month, but rose slightly in Calgary, new data shows. SUNMEDIA
The unemployment rate in Edmonton continued its long-term decline in March, but Calgary’s jobless figure rose for a fourth month, the latest Statistics Canada data shows.
In Edmonton, the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was down last month to 6.7 [...]


Health Minister Hoffman gets to know more about Medicus, the clinic with `malasakit’

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By:  Moses Billacura, Edmonton
EDMONTON — Alberta Province’s Minister of Health Sarah Hoffman received a warm welcome from Medicus Family Health Clinic and Pharmacy owners and staff and some members from various Filipino organizations, March 23, here.
“What an honor to see a beautiful clinic and for the chance to see health care in a different facet, [...]


A Recovery Built to Last

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By Joe Ceci, Alberta Minister of Finance

The new Alberta budget will help our economy grow and create jobs in new industries like technology.
After the worst recession in decades, Alberta’s economy is recovering. Last year, 90,000 people found a new, full-time job. And unlike previous recessions, the Alberta government protected health care and education [...]


Erwinism: Of Easter in an Endless Winter

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By: Erwin D. Maramat
You have to wonder; did we forget to pay our season renewal because it’s taking time to download spring? The cold season has overstayed its welcome. Its long pale slithering fingers stretch over days with no end in sight. Our world is plunged into eternal winter, and that’s not even a hyperbole. [...]


The Spirit of Spring

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By Consuelo (Chit) E. Munar
“Spring has sprung,” is a popular adage which means spring has arrived. We see trees start to sprout, birds around are singing, temperatures are surely at a pleasant range. Everything seems to have new life. After a bleak very cold winter, Spring is a time of great hope.
As spring and hope [...]


Facilitating travel to Canada while keeping Canadians safe

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Canadians are invited to provide input on new regulations
to expand Canada’s Biometrics Program

April 6, 2018 – Ottawa, ON – Canada has long had one of the highest per capita rates of immigration in the world and is an attractive destination for immigrants and visitors.
Accurately establishing identity is an important part of immigration decisions and helps keep [...]


Quitting Smoking: Second-Hand and Third-Hand Tobacco Smoke

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Tobacco smoke causes disease and death in both smokers and non-smokers. This is because tobacco smoke damages every organ in the body. There are 7,000 chemicals in tobacco smoke (69 that we know cause cancer). When inhaled, the body quickly absorbs these 7,000 chemicals, causing changes in body cells that can lead to cancer, heart [...]


Labor chief warns Boracay employers: Do not terminate employees

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Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello has warned establishments in Boracay against terminating their employees during the six-month closure of the resort island starting April 26.
In an advisory on Monday, Bello said the “temporary suspension of business operations should not and must not result in the termination or separation of any employee.”
While saying the closure of Boracay [...]






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