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...
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...
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...

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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...
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...
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.
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.
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...
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...

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