Publisher's Note

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    Dear Kababayans, I hope your February has been a great month! Now that we  are in the month of March and that days are getting longer along with the time change, I hope you guys take the time to enjoy the season! Warmer temperatures are right ahead and we are all thankful for it! Last month David [...]

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2020 Assessment Notices issued; Customer Review Period begins

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The City of Calgary issued more than half a million Property Assessments today and opened the Customer Review Period which runs until March 10.
The total value of the 2020 Assessment Roll is $301 billion, compared to $306 billion in 2019. The typical residential property market value shift from the previous year is -4 per cent [...]


New grant promotes cultural awareness, inclusions

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Government is accepting applications for a new grant program designed to build greater cultural awareness and more inclusive communities.

The Multiculturalism, Indigenous and Inclusion Grant revitalizes the Anti-Racism Community Grant to support a broader range of projects. Projects will focus on promoting cross-cultural understanding, celebrating diverse backgrounds and helping Albertans [...]


Supporting safe and respectful learning

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School leaders and staff will now have access to more resources for the prevention of bullying, harassment and discrimination in schools.
Minister LaGrange, Sheldon Kennedy, trustees, student leaders and staff from Eastview Middle School.
Government is providing a grant of $300,000 per year over four years to support the Respect in School program, which educates school system [...]


Celebrating outstanding volunteers for seniors The Government of Alberta is recognizing nine individuals and organizations for making a difference in the lives of Alberta seniors and their communities.

Celebrating outstanding volunteers for seniors The Government of Alberta is recognizing nine individuals and organizations for making a difference in the lives of Alberta seniors and their communities. thumbnail

For more than 20 years, the Minister’s Seniors Service Awards have recognized volunteers and groups that dedicate their time and talents to make life better for Alberta seniors.
The recipients of the Alice Modin award will also be recognized. Thirty years ago, Modin campaigned to launch a seniors’ day in Strathcona County, paving the way for [...]


Meeting between Consul General Zaldy Patron and Alberta Premier Jason Kenney in Calgary, Alberta on 9 September 2019.

Meeting between Consul General Zaldy Patron and Alberta Premier Jason Kenney in Calgary, Alberta on 9 September 2019. thumbnail

Consul General Patron discussed with Premier Kenney the Filipino diaspora in Alberta, labor cooperation, Philippine
investments in the province, trade relations, ongoing education cooperation between the Philippines and Alberta, and the
potential for energy cooperation between the two sides.


Help on the way for Calgary homeless

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The governments of Alberta and Canada are helping homeless people in Calgary to get back on their feet with the opening of the Clayton apartment.

About 30 single adults will soon begin moving into the Clayton, a safe affordable housing project in the west Calgary neighbourhood of Bowness. Designed to meet the needs of individuals who [...]


Ensuring fairness for newcomers

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Bill 11, the Fair Registration Practices Act, will help newcomers get their credentials recognized, so they can quickly get to work in their fields to help grow the economy and create jobs.
Premier Kenney and Minister Copping meet with newcomers and stakeholders to discuss their experiences with foreign credential recognition.
The act is a key part of [...]


121st Philippine Independence Day Celebration

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by: Chona Decena
The annual Philippine Independence Day celebration took place on June 12, 2019. This year’s theme is “Unity & Harmony-Key Factors To Radical Changes”. There was a flag raising held at the City Hall at noon joined by different members from the community association.  This was organized by CAFFA thru the leadership of Ms. [...]


Premier Kenney appoints strong team ready to lead

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Alberta’s 18th Premier, Jason Kenney, and his cabinet were sworn in at Government House in Edmonton on April 30.
“Albertans gave our new government a huge democratic mandate for bold change that gets our economy back to work and stands up for this province. This is a strong team that is ready to lead, and to [...]


Rachel Notley track record strong on health

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Albertans face a stark choice about the future of health care in Alberta.
Rachel Notley believes in strong, stable public health care. Jason Kenney has spent decades trying to bring private health care to Alberta.
Over the past four years, Notley put health on a stable footing. Despite tumbling global oil prices, closing hospital beds was not [...]


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