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 Lindsay Santos Photo By Buddy Cunanan Mabuhay caught up with the Philippine National Bobsled, Luge and Skeleton Association, Inc. (PNBLSA) to find out the progress they have been making and to get an update on their plans to make Calgary...
It has been over eight months since Maria Fe Labial underwent her surgery for a spinal implant to help treat her scoliosis.
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...
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...

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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...
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.
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...
  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...
  By Chelsea Tan The well-renowned band Aegis celebrated 20 years in the music industry this year. Their classic hits Halik, Basang Basa Sa Ulan and Luha, which continue to resonate with Filipino fans all over the globe. The seven-member group is touring...

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