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 July 2018

Alberta Premier’s Round Table Discussion

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By Consuelo (Chit) E. Munar
The Honorable Rachel Notley, NDP, Premier of Alberta recently gathered members of Calgary media into a round table discussion on vital issues that affect the people of Alberta, namely racism and the expansion of the trans mountain pipeline from Alberta to Vancouver, B.C. In her opening statement, Premier Notley, thanked all [...]


Robin on BB: She’s still ‘too young’ to be in a relationship

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Actor Robin Padilla said he has learned to fully accept the gender preference of his sibling, BB Gandanghari, but admitted to drawing the line at her having a homosexual relationship.
“Rustom is already dead, I get that. This makes BB only 12 years old. I hope she won’t rush me and our family. In our eyes, [...]


Erwinism: Cats in the Cradle and a Bottle of Maple Syrup

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By: Erwin D. Maramat
As we look back at our inauspicious beginning, we can’t help but feel the ground beneath us and in all celerity give out a sigh of relief, we have arrived. There is something Canada that beckons weary dreamers like ourselves and unsung it may be, the sweet mellifluous undertones gradually build into [...]


THE GIFT OF LIVING

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by: Chona Decena
Growing up I was always told that I have to follow everything I’m told because I am just her daughter.  That she’s the one responsible to feed me, clothe me, send me to schoo and buy me everything I need.  Until finally I realized that it was like a dictatorship in our household, [...]


July 2018 Horoscope

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Aries are born March 21 – April 19. What is this sign like in love and relationships?
In love, Aries is a one-on-one person. You can never get too much attention or solo time with your sweetie. You’ll put your partner first in all matters, and you expect the same in return. If your mate’s universe doesn’t [...]


Pinay doctor joins Medicus Family Clinic and Pharmacy

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EDMONTON — Dr.Rieza Kristielle Zara has joined the first Filipino co-owned family health clinic, Medicus Family Clinic and Pharmacy.
Zara is a graduate of the University of Alberta in 2015.
The medical facility, known for its “malasakit”, formally opened its doors in June last year and has grown to serve not only the Filipino community but other [...]


Calgary Stampede 2018 Poster

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The Calgary Stampede poster has become an iconic piece of The Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth. For the first time, in addition to the traditional printed poster, we have also brought the iconic work of art to life with an animated digital version.
“This year’s poster showcases our past, present and future,” says David Sibbald, president [...]


New anti-racism grant now open

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As part of government efforts to address racism, Culture and Tourism Minister Ricardo Miranda has unveiled details of a new Anti-Racism Community Grant Program.
Minister Miranda announces the new Anti-Racism Community Grant Program.
The grants are to help communities combat racial discrimination, foster acceptance and promote diversity and inclusion.
Announced as part of Alberta’s Taking Action Against Racism [...]


Consul-General Asuque challenges PBSA officers to serve as conduit in promoting more PH products to Canada

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EDMONTON, Alberta — Philippine Consul-General Gilberto Asuque challenged officers of the newly-formed Philippine Business Society of Alberta (PBSA) to serve as a conduit to Philippine Department of the Trade and Industry’s senior trade commissioner to Canada, Maria Roseni Alvero.
Asuque said this is an opportunity for Filipino entrepreneurs in Alberta to promote Philippine products to Canada [...]


Anxiety

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Feeling worried or nervous is a normal part of everyday life. Everyone frets or feels anxious from time to time. Mild to moderate anxiety can help you focus your attention, energy, and motivation. If anxiety is severe, you may have feelings of helplessness, confusion, and extreme worry that are out of proportion with the actual [...]


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