By Lindsay Santos Photos By Buddy Cunanan The Philippine National Bobsled, Luge, and Skeleton Association, Inc. (PNBLSA) announced their plans to make Calgary their permanent home base for training as they vie for a spot in the 2022 Olympic Winter Games.   In...
  Written by: Chelsea Tan Backstage at Fiesta Filipino: Annie Lux, Chelsea Tan, Xian Lim, Bela Padilla, Yassi Pressman, Chad Kinis.   Fiesta Filipino is the largest public show of Filipino culture here in Calgary, and 2018 marked the fourth year of...
By Darlene Casten   A group of Calgary’s Filipino business leaders and professionals are working to create an organization to increase the visibility of the business community.   A 14-member board is currently creating the direction of the Filipino Chamber of Commerce Alberta. The...
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 in...
Article and photo by Quay Evano Many Filipinos who watched PTV Channel 4 in the 70s and 80s will remember incoming Philippine Consulate General Gilberto Asuque and his deep baritone voice when he was reporting the top news of the...
By Darlene Casten   A petition brought Consul General Julius Torres to Calgary and some Filipino community groups in the city  are hoping another petition will keep him here for a few more years. Philippine Consul General for Alberta and Saskatchewan, Julius...

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Group aims to empower Filipino youth By Darlene Casten Re-connecting or keeping cultural connections for Filipino youths living in Canada is the mission of a group already busy sharing their culture with Calgarians. The council that brought Fiesta Filipino to Calgary...
By Quay Evano Alberta Deputy Premier and Minister of Health Sarah Hoffman met up with Filipino Community Leaders in Calgary in late February to discuss different issues that affect the Filipino community in the province and how the present government...
By Quay Evano   Calgary-born Gilmore Junio, the first Filipino-Canadian Speedskater is representing Canada once again in the Winter Olympics being held in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Gilmore Junio, who has won several speedskating medals since 2009, won the hearts of Canadians...

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