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2018-11-14

CELEBRITY: Michelle Obama’s ‘Becoming’ Hits Shelves

Posted by: Donna

United States fomer first lady Michelle Obama released her  memoir  Becoming,  Nov. 13, which is antipcated to be one  of the year’s biggest blockbusters, with a global first printing of 3 million copies, and a worldwide release in 31 languages.

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2018-11-05

COMMUNITY/SPORTS: Winnipeg Martial Arts athletes bagged awards in World Championships

Posted by: Donna

Seven  young martial arts athletes from Winnipeg, Manitoba  emerged  triumphant and competed   in  the World Karate Commission (WKC)  World Karate & Kickboxing Championships  held in   Dublin, Ireland.  October 27 – November 4, 2018. The seven  athletes were part of  the

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2018-10-26

PHILIPPINES: Rejuvenated Boracay reopens to Tourism

Posted by: Donna

World’s  famed Boracay island in the  Philippines is once more open for tourism and business  but with restrictions  in place– like  no to  wild beach parties. Tourism numbers will be  strictly limited for the next 12 months. People will be 

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2018-10-23

ENTERTAINMENT: Father and Son Canada Tour 2018 in Winnipeg

Posted by: Donna

An evening  of entertainment with  singing, dancing and comedy as Philippines’  father and son heartthrob  Piolo and Iñigo Pascual come to  Winnipeg for a concert on  Oct 29, 2018. The ever dashing Piolo is best known for his award-winning acting in

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2018-10-22

Celebrity Zumba Fitness Instructor Kass Martin rocks Winnipeg

Posted by: Donna

  Kass Martin, considered one of  the world’s most famous  Zumba  Instructors (ZIN)  and  Zumba Education Specialists  (ZES) travelled  to Winnipeg this weekend  and hosted a 90-minute energy-charged masterclass produced by DRL Productions. Zumba lovers hit the floor  with excitement

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2018-10-17

Canadians Can Now Legally Buy Recreational Marijuana

Posted by: Donna

As marijuana enthusiasts continue celebrating this historic day for Canada today Oct 17, 2018 ,  here’s what you need to know: Adults of at least 18 years old will be allowed to carry and share up to 30 grams of

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2018-10-15

COMMUNITY: Looking for a Stem Cell match; Knocking at the hearts of Pinoys 17 to 35 years old

Posted by: Donna

Sixteen year old  Roshlind Kate  Mance was recently  diagnosed with  two  life-threathening diseases called -Aplastic Anemia- a rare blood disease and Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria (PNH) — a rare disease of the bone marrow. Roshlind’s only chance at returning to a normal

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2018-10-15

COMMUNITY: Meet the Pinoy couple behind sweet success of Creamela

Posted by: Donna

Two years ago, Filipino-canadian couple Gilbert and Carmela Ramos introduced  their product Creamela  to the peanut butter  loving kababayans.  It all started as a hobby and passion as the couple used to give them  as gifts to their friends during special

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2018-10-10

Meet Puring and Penny and Watch their Immigration tale in “Prairie Nurse”

Posted by: Donna

Prairie Nurse tries to see the lighter side of   finding one’s place in a new country. Canadian playwright Marie Beath Badian gives the account of two newly-arrived Filipino nurses in  Canada  in 1967. Purificacion  Saberon  (Puring)  and Indepencia Uy  (Penny) came

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2018-10-01

Parliament to debate today on declaring June as Filipino Heritage Month across Canada

Posted by: Donna

A motion declaring the month of June as Filipino Heritage Month across Canada is expected to be taken up in the House of Commons today according to MP Kevin Lamoureux. Speaking on CKJS Radio this morning,   Kevin said “Canada’s Filipino

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2018-11-14

CELEBRITY: Michelle Obama’s ‘Becoming’ Hits Shelves

Posted by: Donna

United States fomer first lady Michelle Obama released her  memoir  Becoming,  Nov. 13, which is antipcated to be one  of the year’s biggest blockbusters, with a global first printing of 3 million copies, and a worldwide release in 31 languages.

Read More..

2018-10-26

PHILIPPINES: Rejuvenated Boracay reopens to Tourism

Posted by: Donna

World’s  famed Boracay island in the  Philippines is once more open for tourism and business  but with restrictions  in place– like  no to  wild beach parties. Tourism numbers will be  strictly limited for the next 12 months. People will be 

Read More..

2018-10-17

Canadians Can Now Legally Buy Recreational Marijuana

Posted by: Donna

As marijuana enthusiasts continue celebrating this historic day for Canada today Oct 17, 2018 ,  here’s what you need to know: Adults of at least 18 years old will be allowed to carry and share up to 30 grams of

Read More..

2018-10-01

Parliament to debate today on declaring June as Filipino Heritage Month across Canada

Posted by: Donna

A motion declaring the month of June as Filipino Heritage Month across Canada is expected to be taken up in the House of Commons today according to MP Kevin Lamoureux. Speaking on CKJS Radio this morning,   Kevin said “Canada’s Filipino

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2018-09-21

Philippines villages buried by landslide after Typhoon Mangkhut

Posted by: Donna

Dozens of people have been buried alive and at least 22 have died after a landslide engulfed two villages in the Philippines, triggered by extreme weather conditions in the aftermath of Typhoon Mangkhut. At least 30 houses were crushed under

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2018-07-12

Tim Hortons to expand to China

Posted by: Donna

Tim Hortons plans to open more than 1,500 of its coffee-and-doughnut shops in China over the next decade. The expansion seeks to capitalize on the country’s burgeoning coffee culture and is the latest international location for the coffee chain aiming

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2018-07-06

Starbucks Reveals an Avocado Frappuccino in South Korea

Posted by: Donna

Lovers  of avocado will want to fly all the way to Korea for this new Starbucks drink. Falling under Starbucks’ seasonal menu item called Avocado Blended Frappuccino. Photos of said  avocado dessert drinks  have been making the rounds on social media   lately

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2018-07-03

ENTERTAINMENT: Paul McCartney returns to Winnipeg

Posted by: Donna

Legendary musician and former member of The Beatles  Paul McCartney returns to  Winnipeg after  five years. The 76-year-old music legend  announced on Tuesday that he will play Bell MTS place on Sept. 28. This will be McCartney’s first tour following the release of his new

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2018-06-26

HEALTH: Toxic shock syndrome killed teen in her sleep during school trip: B.C. coroner

Posted by: Donna

Toxic shock syndrome caused the death of a British Columbia teen found lifeless in bed on a school trip, according to a report from the province’s coroner service. In March 2017, Grade 11 student Sara Manitoski was on an overnight

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2018-06-20

Canada becomes second nation in the world to legalize marijuana

Posted by: Donna

(CNN)      Recreational marijuana use will soon be legal in Canada after the Senate passed a “historic” bill on Tuesday with a vote of 52-29. Canada is only the second country in the world — and the first G7 nation

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2018-11-05

COMMUNITY/SPORTS: Winnipeg Martial Arts athletes bagged awards in World Championships

Posted by: Donna

Seven  young martial arts athletes from Winnipeg, Manitoba  emerged  triumphant and competed   in  the World Karate Commission (WKC)  World Karate & Kickboxing Championships  held in   Dublin, Ireland.  October 27 – November 4, 2018. The seven  athletes were part of  the

Read More..

2018-10-23

ENTERTAINMENT: Father and Son Canada Tour 2018 in Winnipeg

Posted by: Donna

An evening  of entertainment with  singing, dancing and comedy as Philippines’  father and son heartthrob  Piolo and Iñigo Pascual come to  Winnipeg for a concert on  Oct 29, 2018. The ever dashing Piolo is best known for his award-winning acting in

Read More..

2018-10-15

COMMUNITY: Looking for a Stem Cell match; Knocking at the hearts of Pinoys 17 to 35 years old

Posted by: Donna

Sixteen year old  Roshlind Kate  Mance was recently  diagnosed with  two  life-threathening diseases called -Aplastic Anemia- a rare blood disease and Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria (PNH) — a rare disease of the bone marrow. Roshlind’s only chance at returning to a normal

Read More..

2018-10-15

COMMUNITY: Meet the Pinoy couple behind sweet success of Creamela

Posted by: Donna

Two years ago, Filipino-canadian couple Gilbert and Carmela Ramos introduced  their product Creamela  to the peanut butter  loving kababayans.  It all started as a hobby and passion as the couple used to give them  as gifts to their friends during special

Read More..

2018-10-10

Meet Puring and Penny and Watch their Immigration tale in “Prairie Nurse”

Posted by: Donna

Prairie Nurse tries to see the lighter side of   finding one’s place in a new country. Canadian playwright Marie Beath Badian gives the account of two newly-arrived Filipino nurses in  Canada  in 1967. Purificacion  Saberon  (Puring)  and Indepencia Uy  (Penny) came

Read More..

2018-09-28

Catch “Lights of the North” until Oct 14 in Winnipeg

Posted by: Donna

Two weeks to go for Winnipegers to enjoy Lights of the North  running until October 14th at the Red River Exhibition Park in Assiniboia Downs. Until Sept 30 only, avail yourself of the 50%  discount for children and 20 %  discount for

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2018-09-10

COMMUNITY: Pinoy Winnipegers honored at the 2nd Golden Balangay Awards

Posted by: Donna

Mental health advocate Winnipeger Loizza Aquino bagged the  Young Leader of the Year award in the recently concluded   nationwide search honoring outstanding Filipino Canadians, the 2018 Golden Balangay Awards. Another Winnipegger  Judianne Jayme of Mabuhay TV and Culture Card was 

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2018-09-09

ENTERTAINMENT: Donita Nose and Super Tekla warm hearts and bring out loud belly laughters

Posted by: Donna

Undeniably funny with some spiels  suited for  parental guidance. Non-stop giggles and laughters  as  gay power  took over  the centre stage  at the Fairmont Hotel this weekend  featuring  Filipino actors,  comedian and TV hosts Donita Nose and Super Tekla. “Summer Pinas-Saya” 

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2018-08-28

Stars of Beauty and the Beast invite you to be their Guest

Posted by: Donna

  Rainbow Stage’s take of the blockbuster musical  Beauty and the Beast  give its  viewers a summer  experience to remember.   This the second time  the popular Disney fairy tale is  staged in Winnipeg since its  first production in  2009.   Audience

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2018-08-23

COMMUNITY: MLA Flor Marcelino, honored as one of women trailblazers in Manitoba

Posted by: Donna

  Filipino-Canadian MLA Flor Marcelino is one of the 18 female legislatives trailblazers who were honoured   Tuesday,  Aug 28  at the Manitoba Legislature  for  their contribution being the “first”  in  Manitoba’s  history for  the past  100 years (1916 to 2016).

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