By Darlene Casten A man accused of posing as a younger man under various pseudonyms to get to know and then sexually assault teenage girls is being held behind bars after being re-arrested. Bail was denied for Christian Sarile last month and he will be back in...
The Filipino community is the fastest growing ethno-cultural community in Alberta and in Canada.  It is also one the most diverse in terms of generations, languages, professional backgrounds and cultural traditions. For decades now, Filipinos have been contributing significantly...
Canada has launched an exciting program, the Study Direct Stream (SDS) for residents of the Philippines who want to study in Canada. Those who qualify can submit a streamlined study permit application and begin their studies in Canada much faster. This...
Julius Torres (4th from left) leads the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Filipino-owned Quality Sleep Care (QSC) clinic, January 20, in Calgary.  Joining him are (left-right) local Brazilian jiu jitsu champion Isla Diesmos, QSC's Kris Salumbides, Christian Jacob, Jesse Tallon,...
Here are some helpful tips for preparing your PR application to submit to Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC). 1. Identify the program(s) you may be eligible for… Canada offers many immigration programs. They fall under three broad categories, Economic, Family Class and Refugee/Humanitarian. Some...
    By Darlene Casten A Filipino university student in Lethbridge University’s teaching program is facing more charges of sexual assault on a young victim. Christian Sarile was in Calgary court Dec. 7 on charges of sexual assault, sexual contact with a child,...
    Our Canada Our Story was a delightful entertaining evening from the Production Team to the cast and performers on their story of overcoming racial barriers and challenging those barriers to get ahead. Starting with Indigenous Drum Ceremony being on Treaty...

Kapehan YYC

    First ever Kapehan YYC was well attended. November 20, 2017 at the Consulate General Office in Calgary. We thank Consul General Julius Torres for allowing PFCA to use their facilities. Ideas, concerns from different community groups were shared at...
  By Chelsea Tan Photo by Profolio Photography How can one person make a difference? There is a well-known African proverb that will tell you how: “If you want to go fast, go alone; but if you want to go far, go...
Filipino charged in sex assault of teen By Darlene Casten An aspiring teacher has been charged sexually assaulting young girls. Police began investigating allegations of an inappropriate relationship between a 14-year-old girl late last year. The girl’s parents called police to report...

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