Publisher's Note

  • Publisher’s Note

    Dear Readers, Finally we can it seems that spring is almost in the air.  Weather wise it’s not that cold anymore and it looks like Mr. Winter is going to say goodbye. Soon you have to start cleaning up the yard and the flower beds.  And the trees in the backyard will start to have leaves [...]

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NEWS FROM October 2018

‘The Hows of Us’ review: Safe but sound

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There is enough sparkle in ‘The Hows of Us’ to wade over its unconvincing passages
The best and probably the truest part of Cathy Garcia-Molina’s The Hows of Us happens near the beginning.
George (Kathryn Bernardo) and Primo (Daniel Padilla), once competitors in a debate contest, eventually fall in love. George claims she adores Primo’s ambition and how [...]


CORONATION OF MS. BARANGAY 2018 OF THE GOLDEN GENERATIONS SENIORS CLUB OF CALGARY

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It was another successful event headed by none other than the President of The Golden Generations Seniors Club of Calgary, Mr. Ben Isidro,  which was held last September 22, 2018 at the Polish Canadian Cultural Centre for the Coronation night of Ms. Barangay 2018.
The lucky candidates and their titles are as follows:
Ms. Mutya Letty Gellido [...]


Being Mindful

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By Consuelo (Chit) E. Munar
“The best way to capture moments is to pay attention. This is how we cultivate mindfulness.” – Jon Kabat-Zinn
Experts in psychology define being mindful as the state of paying attention in a particular way, on purpose, in the present moment and non-judgementally. In other words, when doing something, whether eating breakfast [...]


Erwinism: Money Talks

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By: Erwin Maramat
The cerulean blue skies hang in the backdrop as if they were the majestic drapes of heaven, only a few hours later a layer of overwhelming light from saffron sunset began diluting the afternoon. I sat there with a cup of Timmy’s double-double with a shot of espresso contemplating about life. It was [...]


One year later, Citizenship Act improvements lead to more new citizens

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October 5, 2018 – Ottawa, ON – This year, Citizenship Week (October 8 to 14, 2018) will be celebrated with 72 special citizenship ceremonies across the country. Citizenship Week also marks the 1 year anniversary of Bill C 6, which brought in important changes to the Citizenship Act, helping qualified applicants get citizenship faster.
The changes [...]


When Life Blows Hard, Be Anchored!

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By Pastor Nilo Briones
“Life is unfair!,” exclaimed a friend as he narrated his ordeal after being diagnosed with cancer and treated with a regimen of chemotherapy, eventually losing his job. He used to be a good provider to a closely-knit family. The same strong emotional remark was hopelessly uttered by a young career woman who [...]


The Haunting

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Just when you thought you knew everything there is about Ely Buendia, he reveals his latest thoughts on one of his greatest hits with the Eraserheads. Masses, are you ready for this?
The Eraserheads needs no introduction. Having conquered the music scene since their breakthrough in 1993, the members Ely Buendia, Raimund Marasigan, Buddy Zabala, and [...]


On October 17, cannabis is legal in Canada. What does that mean for Calgarians?

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Cannabis is regulated in Canada by a combination of federal, provincial and municipal rules. Here’s an overview of what you should know about each level of government’s regulations.
City of Calgary
Cannabis may be consumed on private property in any form (smoking, vaping, or edibles)
Consumption of recreational cannabis is prohibited in any form (smoking, vaping, or edibles) [...]


Teen Risk-Taking: Tips for Parents

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We all face risks every day.
Teens are faced with making decisions about many new kinds of risk. Choices about drugs, alcohol, driving, relationships, and sex can be life changing.

Alberta teens are 3 times more likely to die from injury than all other causes combined.
Over 50% of reported sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in Alberta are [...]


Senate OKs bill penalizing catcalling, other forms of street-based harassment

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A bill that seeks to protect women from catcalling and other forms of street-based harassment was passed on third and final reading by the Senate Monday.
The measure, Senate Bill No. 1326, the “Safe Streets and Public Spaces Act of 2017,’’ seeks to penalize catcalling, wolf-whistling, cursing, leering, groping, persistent requests for name and contact details [...]


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