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...

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...
Born-and-raised Calgarian and self-proclaimed volunteer-aholic, Reg Tiangha’s love for Calgary shines through his involvement in countless local volunteer organizations. A passionate advocate for volunteerism, he urges Filipinos to step out of their comfort zone. “My mother couldn’t wrap her head...
By Darlene Casten Two years ago Verna Marzo was completing feats many only dream – traveling all over the world, bungee jumping, cage diving with great white sharks. Fast forward a year and Marzo was learning to walk again, recovering...
Filipino-Calgarian youths were amongst a large crowd who were inspired to think about others before themselves as part of a North American-wide movement.
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...
Husband confesses murder to undercover officers By Darlene Casten A decade after a Filipina mother was murdered, her husband has confessed to the crime. Duane Redelback admitted to undercover police he strangled and suffocated his common law wife Ruth Degayo while their disabled two-year-...
By Quay Evano   Exactly a year after Filipino community leaders petitioned to the Alberta government for a Philippine Heritage Month for the province, the provincial government have proclaimed June as Philippine Heritage Month.  The proclamation was done in several events...
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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