Publisher's Note

  • Publisher’s Note

    It was 22 years ago when I arrived in Canada and chose Calgary, Alberta to be my home.  Leaving my family and friends behind, it was a new adventure for me to be in a new country without knowing anyone.  That was the time I looked for a Filipino community paper and never found any, [...]

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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 [...]


Appeals Court sustains installation of GPS by buses

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The Court of Appeals (CA) has affirmed its decision that allowed the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) to compel all public utility buses in the country to install Global Positioning System (GPS) to enhance service and road safety.
In a resolution written by Associate Justice Rafael Antonio Santos, the CA denied the motion for [...]


Celebration of the 120th Anniversary of the Declaration of Philippine Independence

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By Consuelo (Chit) E. Munar

Calgary weather predicted light rain for Sunday, June 10. The rain poured early morning but it didn’t dampen the Filipino spirit of solidarity in celebrating the 120th anniversary of the proclamation of Philippine Independence held at Calgary’s Philippine Consulate General Office in the downtown core of the city.
Leaders and members of [...]


Parenting by Example

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By Consuelo (Chit) E. Munar
“Don’t worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.” – Robert Fulghum
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“Kasal” Movie Review

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Star Cinema’s first salvo for their 25th anniversary, “Kasal” is a story that tackles the complexities of getting married. Bea Alonzo’s Lia accepts Philip’s (Paulo Avelino) proposal only after a year of dating. Things got complicated when Philip’s dark secret starts to spread and affect not only his relationship with his fiancee, but also his [...]


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