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 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...
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...
  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...
As part of the UCP government’s economic recovery plan, large sections of the temporary foreign worker (TFW) program have been suspended until spring 2021.The move is meant to encourage unemployed Albertans to fill vacant positions instead of...

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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 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...

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