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 September 2018

Kelsey Merritt is first Filipino to walk Victoria’s Secret fashion show

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For the first time in 23 years, a Filipino-American model will walk the Victoria’s Secret fashion show, an annual lavish fashion event that features models in lingerie and sleepwear brand with elaborate costumes.
“I’m freaking out. Somebody wake me up from the best dream ever,” says Fil-Am fashion model Kelsey Merritt on Twitter.
Congratulatory messages flooded social [...]


DOTr, LTFRB launch modern buses in metro

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The Department of Transportation (DOTr) and the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) yesterday launched brand new modern public utility buses that will soon be deployed in Metro Manila in line with the government’s continuous public utility vehicle (PUV) modernization program.
DOTr Assistant Secretary for Road Transport Mark De Leon and LTFRB Chairman Atty. Martin [...]


Duterte to resolve issues of undocumented Pinoys in Jordan

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AMMAN, Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan — President Rodrigo Duterte promised to resolve the issue of undocumented Filipinos as soon as possible and will send Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano to discuss the issue with the Jordanian government.
In a speech before around 2,000 members of the Filipino community in Amman, Duterte said the Philippine government [...]


WIKA AT KULTURANG PINOY FESTIVAL

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by Rochellie Lywin
It was a nice day last August 30, 2018 that the doors of Thorncliffe Greenview Community Association was open for everyone who came to celebrate WIKA AT KULTURANG PINOY FESTIVAL organized by Pinoy Times Entertainment to commemorate BUWAN NG WIKA in the Philippines during the month of August.  There were food vendors and [...]


Reading is the Key to Success

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By Consuelo (Chit) E. Munar
“The more you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.” Dr. Seuss
Another amazing school year commenced just recently.  In Alberta, almost a million students went back to school. Great new challenges and experiences certainly lie ahead. The capacity to cope with [...]


Erwinism: Life Lessons from the Road Frequently Traveled

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By: Erwin “Dundermifflin” Maramat

Firstly, I’m sorry I missed it, it’s a month late but Happy 10th Anniversary Pinoy Times and congratulations to Ma’am Connie for her excellent work all these years. I would also like to acknowledge my favorite contributors here namely Tigs Tidalgo, Ms. Chit Munar, Steve Tarzwell and Roberto Ugaddan for all [...]


PHILIPPINE CULTURAL PAVILION AND FOOD BOOTH AT THE GLOBALFEST 2018

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by C.K.
MABUHAY/WELCOME!!
The Republic of the Philippines, located on the southeastern rim of Asia, is also known as the “Pearl of the Orient.” Historians believe this moniker was popularized by the national hero, Dr. Jose P. Rizal, who used the phrase in his poem, “Mi Ultimo Adios.” Some say it is because of its rich natural [...]


As the Statues Come Down

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Editorial by:
Dennis Paglinawan
Canada has undergone a shift in the way it has executed redressing historical injustices Aboriginals or First Nations people in this country have endured due to British and French colonialism.  Verbal apologies, the erection of facilities – such as the Canadian Museum for Human Rights, which plays a role in Canada’s reconciliation process [...]


GLOBALFEST 2018

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It was indeed a full packed that night when the Philippines showcased their expertise when it comes to pyrotechnics presentation during the 3rd night of the well attended GLOBALFEST 2018.  If I’m not mistaken this is the 4th time that the Philippines has been a part of the festival and the Philippine delegation was always [...]


Alzheimer’s Disease

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What is Alzheimer’s disease?
Alzheimer’s disease damages the brain. It causes a steady loss of memory and of how well you can speak, think, and do your daily activities.
Alzheimer’s disease gets worse over time, but how quickly this happens varies. Some people lose the ability to do daily activities in the first few years. Others may do [...]


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