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...
Skate for Philippines, Calgary skateboarder gives back By Sheena Manabat Photo by Liam Glass This year, Chad Baker and his friends began an effort to give back to the skateboarding community in the Philippines. Baker is asking Calgarians to donate items such...
By: Lindsay Santos Photo by Beng Ong A non-profit organization and community leader in providing settlement and integration services to immigrants and refugees in Alberta, the Calgary Catholic Immigration Society (CCIS) has recently enhanced its pre-arrival program by partnering with the...
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-...
Mabuhay Calgary start­ed 10 years ago with three friends with all the skills to create the city’s first Fili­pino newspaper. Ramel Oriel was look­ing to drum up business for his wife’s dental clinic amongst the Filipino com­munity. With no Filipino...
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...

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