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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Canadian Immigration Policy and Filipino-Canadians: Political Complexity, Multiple Objectives, and Rationality Beyond Community Self-Interest

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By:  Dennis D. Paglinawan
Canadians will be going to the polls in 2019, and immigration will no doubt be an elections issue.  Filipino-Canadians must consider their vote and support for immigration policy beyond their self-interest as a community.  The assumption here is that the community will behave like  voting bloc – a collective if you will.  [...]


Manmeet Singh Bhullar Park officially opens in Calgary

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Park honours legacy of Calgary-Greenway MLA killed in 2015 accident
Manmeet Singh Bhullar Park officially opened Saturday, three years after the Calgary-Greenway MLA was killed in a tragic accident while helping others in need.
“We spent the last three years trying to imagine what this would be and I feel so happy because there are so many people around [...]


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 [...]


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) [...]


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 [...]


A new way forward for some immigration application processing times

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Ottawa, August 9, 2018 – At Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC), we know that applying to immigrate to Canada is a life changing event, and we understand how frustrating it can be when applications take longer than expected. That’s why we have made changes to improve the experience for some permanent resident clients.
Now, clients will [...]


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 [...]


Alberta celebrates first Philippine Heritage Month

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Alberta celebrates first Philippine Heritage Month
June 03, 2018 Media inquiries
Deputy Premier and Health Minister Sarah Hoffman joined by colleagues and Filipino community leaders to celebrate Alberta’s first ever provincewide leadership summit.
The Government of Alberta is proud to recognize and celebrate the tremendous contributions of generations of Filipinos to the province’s faith, civic and cultural communities [...]


UPAAA Welcomes New Philippine Consul General

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By Consuelo (Chit) E. Munar

It was an evening full of joy, pride and high emotions. Members of the University of the Philippines Alumni Association of Alberta (UPAAA) organized a very warm welcome dinner to newly appointed Consul General Gilberto Asuque (UP College of Law) of the Philippine Consulate in Calgary held last May 11, 2018. [...]


FCSC Spring Birthday Bash

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By Consuelo E. Munar
The Filipino Calgarian Seniors Club held their 2018 1st quarter birthday celebrations (January-April) recently with great joy and spectacle. Members of the organization who turned significant milestones were specially honoured. Each received beautiful roses in a rainbow of colours and a piece of delicious mocha cake. About 240 attendees including members from [...]


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