Publisher's Note

  • Publisher’s Note

    by CK This morning when I woke up, I noticed that some leaves in our tree in the backyard are starting to turn yellow and I told myself, what an early sign.  For sure we have our nice days numbered as Fall is soon approaching.  I love the color of Fall because it feels so refreshing [...]

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FCSC Spring Gala Celebration

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By Consuelo (Chit) E. Munar
The Filipino Calgarian Seniors Club  (FCSC) celebrated its 34th anniversary with a spring gala celebration  at the Polish Canadian Cultural centre  last March 17, 2017.  About 220 attendees graced the occasion including   members of other senior organizations in Calgary. It was an eventful  evening of delightful fellowship  and camaraderie  of the Filipino community.
The program commenced with the singing of [...]


Political Content

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By: Tigs Tidalgo

The Political Content Department of the proposed Filipino Leadership Association of Calgary (FLACA) is a department to take charge our community’s political involvement. It’s function is not only to support chosen candidates, but also to encourage Filipinos to run for public office.
Electing Filipinos in Calgary has been an elusive dream. It’s kind [...]


8th Annual Pinoy Times New Year’s Gala and Outstanding Pinoy 2016 Awards Night

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On January 21, 2017, the lawyers @ Kubitz & Company were delighted to attend the 8th annual PINOY Times New Year’s Gala and Outstanding Pinoy 2016 Awards Night.  We had a fun-filled evening of laughter, great food (that was catered by Mr. Enrique Asuncion of Mama Nita’s Binalot), great conversation and celebrating the volunteerism and [...]


BCBP Calgary Opens with First Inaugural Breakfast Meeting

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October 16, 2016 proved to be a landmark day for the Brotherhood of Christian Businessmen and Professionals (BCBP) as Calgary had its first inaugural BCBP Breakfast on that day.
Held at the Sheraton Four Points Hotel from 8:00 to 11:00 in the morning, this momentous event was participated by 51 invited guests, with a total of [...]


Consuelo (Chit) E. Munar

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Ashley Baes, a proud member of Calgary Stampede Showband

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FEATURE ARTICLE by C.K.
Not everyone knows that to be a part of the CALGARY STAMPEDE SHOWBAND is such a big honor and privilege to an individual. But how easy is it to join such a group?  We might have the talent and skill but is that all we need to be a part of it?  [...]


Bridging the Filipino Cultural Heritage

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RED DEER REPORTS:

By Prodie Gar. Padios
PRESERVING the cultural and religious beliefs of the Filipino Community in Red Deer, particularly the Santacruzan, is really a fantastic move, and it is extremely worth to reckon with.
In cognizant with the Filipino Cultural Heritage, it is also one way of bridging the traditional and cultural lives of the [...]


The Filipino Community Umbrella

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By: Tigs Tidalgo
The umbrella system to manage our then small Calgary Filipino community came to being in 1986. The passage of time did increase our population in folds that the format under the wings of associations becomes impractical. It served its purpose, but it already outlived its usefulness for sometime. It’s kind of using an [...]


Tangid seeks help to produce Haiyan aftermath screenplay

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HOPES TO HEIGHTEN AWARENESS ON CLIMATE CHANGE
Filipino-Canadian independent filmmaker Wilfred Tangid is embarking on a new film project that has a pressing message on climate change urging us to rethink our pursuit of progress, comfort and convenience.
Tangid is reaching out to your sense of social responsibility and generosity to help him raise $40,000 to produce [...]


Pathway to Prosper

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By: Tigs Tidalgo
The failure to unify the Filipino community in Calgary is not basically from quality of leaders, but from decades of unwarranted inconsistent system. It is in the practice where leaders come to being without appropriate mandate from general election. Community members are deprived the right to open suffrage.
The original Filipino association was equipped [...]


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