By Darlene Casten The men responsible for kidnapping and raping a Filipina teen during a horrifying eight-hour ordeal in 2014 have been sentenced to 12 years in jail. Cody and Corey Manyshots were sentenced Jan. 26 to 12 years in prison...
By Will Tigley Photos by Len Chan To commemorate Canada’s 150th anniversary, the Philippine Cultural Center Foundation (PCCF) of Calgary held a special performance. Handog (gift in English) was a literal gift to Canada to celebrate the 150th birthday and to...
Araw ng Kalayaan Planned for Wetaskiwin By Darlene Casten The Philippines gained its independence on June 12, 1998 and the day now serves to bring Filipinos together, wherever they may be living, to celebrate their rights and freedoms. This year a...

Mangan Grill

Mangan Grill showcases Kapampangan and Ilocano food By  Will Tigley The flavours of Kapampangan and Ilocano food are showcased on the menu of Mangan Grill in Calgary’s northeast. It’s a couple of unique Philippine regional cuisines to feature for a Calgary Filipino...
Filipino Man Killed by CTrain at Whitehorn Station By Adrian Dayrit On Monday February 20, 30-year- old Rafael Carlos was hit and killed by a CTrain at Whitehorn station crossing at 36 th Ave NE. Carlos leaves behind his father and brother who...
A number of high profile deaths of temporary foreign workers (TFWs) in Alberta has brought attention to the strife that follows the sudden death of foreigners living in Canada.
The courtroom was packed for a preliminary inquiry into the murder of five young people at a get-together last spring, who were celebrating the end of the university school year.
This fall, a new festival will be launched in Calgary to celebrate Filipino culture. The festival, called ‘Fiesta Filipino,’ will bring vendors, musicians and dancers together to feature the culture of the Filipino community in Calgary. Fiesta Filipino will be...
Family, friends and members of the community are rallying around a 17-yearold Filipina who was the victim of a brutal sexual assault last month.

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