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...
Cover Photo from Alberta Government / Flickr For Temporary Foreign Workers (TFW) worried about their status during the pandemic, Alberta’s Minister of Labour and Immigration, Jason Copping wants to assure everyone that immigration remains a key part of...
by Quay Evano Just like the definition of his last name, the newest Philippine Consul General for Alberta and Saskatchewan Zaldy Patron is definitely a person and a government official who gives his utmost support and service to...

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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...
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...
  Photo by Lourdes Uy John Nidua, a resident in Northeast Calgary, remembered it was a nice, sunny day. He was doing his house chores, and his family came to visit. They were all having a good time until...
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...
Celebrating Philippine Independence Dayin the time of PandemicPhotos by Al GamillaOn the anniversary of the 122nd Philippine Independence Day and Philippine Heritage Month, Fiesta Filipino led a "Bayanihan" caravan. Bayanihan is a Filipino word which refers to...
  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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