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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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 [...]


“Flavours of the Philippines” In-Store Promotion marks the Philippine Heritage Day in Calgary

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10 June 2018, Calgary, Alberta – Following a very successful kick-off in Vancouver, the Philippine Department of Trade and Industry (DTI),  brought the “Flavours of the Philippines” In-Store Promotion to T&T Supermarket in Pacific Place Mall, Calgary, Alberta from June 8 to 10, 2018.
The event, considered to be a centerpiece trade and cultural program [...]


Tale of two cities: Edmonton jobless rate down, Calgary’s up

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The unemployment dropped for Alberta and Edmonton last month, but rose slightly in Calgary, new data shows. SUNMEDIA
The unemployment rate in Edmonton continued its long-term decline in March, but Calgary’s jobless figure rose for a fourth month, the latest Statistics Canada data shows.
In Edmonton, the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was down last month to 6.7 [...]


What you need to know when building a home as a new Canadian

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Many immigrants move to Canada and Alberta to start their new life, in hopes of achieving the ‘Canadian Dream.’ When moving to a new country, newcomers are often faced with a variety of exciting opportunities and new challenges, and may find themselves in unfamiliar situations, where processes differ from those in their home country.
One such [...]


Sizzlin Suteki, the latest food craze in town!

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by C.K.
Congratulations to the owners of a brand new Japanese fast food spot Sizzlin’ Suteki on their grand opening last May 28, 2017.  After a month of renovations on the former location of Mama Nita’s Binalot, a new food craze is now ready to serve everyone in Calgary. It has a brighter space and the [...]


Mama Nita’s Boodle Fight goes to Barrio Fiesta

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It’s finally here…….the collaboration of Mama Nita’s boodle fight is now at Barrio Fiesta on 68th and Memorial.  We might miss the former location of Mama Nita’s but Barrio Fiesta will carry on their binalot and boodle fights in a much bigger location . The other location is being renovated to bring another concept by [...]


PNB Global Remit held PNB Centennial and PAL 75TH Anniversary raffle

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The awarding of prizes for the winners of the recently concluded PNB Centennial and PAL 75th Anniversary Raffle was held at the Manila Convenience Store on Friday, Match 17, 2017 to coincide with the opening of their new wing for remittance and travel business.
The prizes were presented with the store owner, Ms. Joy Tajanlangit.  Below [...]


Congratulations to Greatway Financial on their 1st National Convention

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Greatway Financial was founded inDecember 2010 by none other that its CEO Mr. Marlon Antonio, who was also the recipient of Pinoy Times Most Outstanding Business Person of the Year 2015. Greatway Financial is the fastest growing MGA who started with 26 advisors and now has over 1,500 advisors all over Canada and this is [...]


Once Upon a Filipino Food Truck

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Pinoy Pride is the name given to this food truck. It is the first and only Filipino food truck in Calgary, Alberta. Although, it is named as such this food truck is truly a product of humility and hard work by a husband and wife team Pol and Daisy and their family and friends [...]


CBC Foot Products Proudly Serving Calgary, AB since 1982

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CUSTOM-MADE ORTHOTICS- ORTHOPEDIC SHOES- COMPRESSION HOSIERY

The Beginning…

Our story began in 1978, when Lance Colins, the founder of CBC Foot Products was introduced to custom-made orthotics.  After he studied orthotics under Dr. George Alznner, he immediately knew he had discovered his passion and focus.  With the full support of his loving wife, Cindey Colins, who he [...]


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