By Darlene Casten The new Central library opened Nov. 1 with thousands lining up to get a look at the $245 million building. Mayor Naheed Nenshi opened the library, telling the crowd, the building is here as a springboard for dreams...
  By Sheena Manabat Jan Pierre Acido left high school with no idea of what to do next, but a free employment program has him working in the trades – without any student loans. Acido is a recent graduate of the Motive...
  By Darlene Casten The decision to move their son’s killer to an Edmonton psychiatric hospital for increased reintegration into society has a Filipino family feeling hopeless. The Alberta Review Board released it’s decision for Matthew de Grood Oct 3. de Grood was found...
#fcca By Will Tigley The Filipino community is mobilizing to showcase its economic strength. Formed earlier this year, the Filipino Chamber of Commerce Alberta (FCCA) held its first official event on September 27. The FCCA Business Connect was an evening networking event...
  By Will Tigley     The fourth year of Calgary’s annual Fiesta Filipino had amazing growth. Over 66,000 people attended throughout the three days over the September long weekend and even downpours of rain couldn’t keep the crowds away from enjoying the food...
By Darlene Casten The nominees in next year’s midterm elections in the Philippines aren’t even on the table yet, but Calgary’s Filipino community is running out of time to sign up to vote. The deadline to register as an overseas voter is...
By Darlene Casten The parent’s of murder victim Lawrence Hong talked about the heartbreak of the last four years at a disposition hearing for Matthew de Grood, who was found not criminally responsible for the murder of Hong and four...
    By Will Tigley This month the sounds of the Philippines came to Calgary from a group out of Boston. On August 1, in partnership with the Philippine Consulate General in Calgary and the Philippine Cultural Center Foundation, the Iskwelahang...
With 5,500 people attending, the excitement behind Fiesta Filipino's Stampede Agahan has not diminished in its third year. Serving up a different breakfast than the usual pancakes that dominate the morning festivities during the Calgary Stampede, Agahan served up a...

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