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2020-02-24

Winnipeg’s 2020 Festival du Voyager celebrates Indigenous, francophone culture

Posted by: Donna

The 51st Festival du Voyageur wrapped up its 51st season this year in Winnipeg’s Fort Gibraltar at the heart of St. Boniface. Known for celebrating French and Métis culture,, the Festival is not exclusively Franco-Manitoban, this year’s festival focuses on celebrating Indigenous and francophone

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2020-02-13

COMMUNITY: Filipino Radio on CKJS 810: Birth and Growth

Posted by: Donna

February 13 is World Radio  Day. We take pride  to celebrate our community radio — CKJS 810AM  — probably the strongest,  longest-running  multilingual radio stations in the whole of Canada. Since its inception in mid 70s, CKJS has maintained its

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2020-02-07

ENTERTAINMENT: Filipino actress Gabbi Garcia chosen as Tourism Ambassador of Taiwan

Posted by: Donna

(GMA NEWS) GMA Kapuso Netowrk’s It Girl Gabbi Garcia was named Taiwan’s first-ever Filipina Tourism Ambassador, entrusted with the immense task of inspiring more Filipinos to experience the beauty their Asian neighbor has to offer. According to the Taiwan Tourism

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2020-02-05

Renowned Winnipeg scientist Frank Plummer dies in Kenya, where he led HIV breakthroughs

Posted by: Donna

(CBC NEWS) World-renowned scientist Dr. Frank Plummer, 67 of Winnipeg has died in Kenya, where he was a keynote speaker at the annual meeting of the University of Nairobi’s collaborative centre for research and training in HIV/AIDS/STIs. Plummer collapsed and was taken

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2020-01-28

HEALTH: Can face masks protect you from the coronavirus? Experts weigh in

Posted by: Donna

Some Canadians concerned about coronavirus in the wake of one confirmed and another presumptive case in Canada have been strapping on surgical masks to go outside. But can these face masks actually guard against the virus? According to doctors, the

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2020-01-27

Philippines mourns basketball legend

Posted by: Donna

The world lost a giant. The basketball-loving Filipinos mourn the passing of beloved NBA superstar Kobe Bryant who died in a helicopter crash yesterday, Sunday along with 13-year old daughter Gianna and eight others. The crash happened 10am local time

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2020-01-27

COMMUNITY: Winnipeg holds Tala dance challenge for a cause

Posted by: Donna

Dubbed “Tala for Taal”, about 70 Winnipegers braved the minus 23 degrees celcius windchill and made their way to dance together to raise funds to help victims of Taal Volcano eruption. The high-spirited crowd led by Zumba and fitness instructors

Read More..

2019-12-10

Hope for the Holidays return to spread cheer

Posted by: Donna

Winnipeg Evanov Radio’s  annual food drive   “Hope for the Holidays”  for Winnipeg Harvest was held  this weekend and was given warm support from listeners and supporters. Sister stations  CKJS 810AM (with Radio Dhamaal).  Energy 106 and Hot 100.5  did a Radiothon 

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2019-11-26

Winnipeg Blue Bombers bring home Grey Cup

Posted by: Donna

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers ended a 29-year championship drought on Sunday as they defeated the Hamilton Tiger-Cats 33-12 in the 107th Grey Cup. They  were met with loud  cheers from hundreds of fans who greeted them at the airport as

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2019-11-19

COMMUNITY: Paul Ong concert with WSO raises $25k for Sistema Winnipeg

Posted by: Donna

Accompanied  by the prestigious Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra (WSO),  local singer Paul Ong’s annual charity fundraiser saw a whopping $25,000 donation to Sistema Winnipeg, a daily music program offering  intensive music education for  inner city children. The sold-out event held Nov

Read More..

2020-02-13

COMMUNITY: Filipino Radio on CKJS 810: Birth and Growth

Posted by: Donna

February 13 is World Radio  Day. We take pride  to celebrate our community radio — CKJS 810AM  — probably the strongest,  longest-running  multilingual radio stations in the whole of Canada. Since its inception in mid 70s, CKJS has maintained its

Read More..

2020-02-07

ENTERTAINMENT: Filipino actress Gabbi Garcia chosen as Tourism Ambassador of Taiwan

Posted by: Donna

(GMA NEWS) GMA Kapuso Netowrk’s It Girl Gabbi Garcia was named Taiwan’s first-ever Filipina Tourism Ambassador, entrusted with the immense task of inspiring more Filipinos to experience the beauty their Asian neighbor has to offer. According to the Taiwan Tourism

Read More..

2020-02-05

Renowned Winnipeg scientist Frank Plummer dies in Kenya, where he led HIV breakthroughs

Posted by: Donna

(CBC NEWS) World-renowned scientist Dr. Frank Plummer, 67 of Winnipeg has died in Kenya, where he was a keynote speaker at the annual meeting of the University of Nairobi’s collaborative centre for research and training in HIV/AIDS/STIs. Plummer collapsed and was taken

Read More..

2020-01-28

HEALTH: Can face masks protect you from the coronavirus? Experts weigh in

Posted by: Donna

Some Canadians concerned about coronavirus in the wake of one confirmed and another presumptive case in Canada have been strapping on surgical masks to go outside. But can these face masks actually guard against the virus? According to doctors, the

Read More..

2020-01-27

Philippines mourns basketball legend

Posted by: Donna

The world lost a giant. The basketball-loving Filipinos mourn the passing of beloved NBA superstar Kobe Bryant who died in a helicopter crash yesterday, Sunday along with 13-year old daughter Gianna and eight others. The crash happened 10am local time

Read More..

2020-01-27

COMMUNITY: Winnipeg holds Tala dance challenge for a cause

Posted by: Donna

Dubbed “Tala for Taal”, about 70 Winnipegers braved the minus 23 degrees celcius windchill and made their way to dance together to raise funds to help victims of Taal Volcano eruption. The high-spirited crowd led by Zumba and fitness instructors

Read More..

2019-12-10

Hope for the Holidays return to spread cheer

Posted by: Donna

Winnipeg Evanov Radio’s  annual food drive   “Hope for the Holidays”  for Winnipeg Harvest was held  this weekend and was given warm support from listeners and supporters. Sister stations  CKJS 810AM (with Radio Dhamaal).  Energy 106 and Hot 100.5  did a Radiothon 

Read More..

2019-11-19

COMMUNITY: Paul Ong concert with WSO raises $25k for Sistema Winnipeg

Posted by: Donna

Accompanied  by the prestigious Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra (WSO),  local singer Paul Ong’s annual charity fundraiser saw a whopping $25,000 donation to Sistema Winnipeg, a daily music program offering  intensive music education for  inner city children. The sold-out event held Nov

Read More..

2019-11-18

BLOG: Christmas cheer @ the 2019 Pre Santa Claus parade Block Party

Posted by: Donna

Before  the big man in the red suit from the North Pole made his way down Portage Avenue for the 2019  annual Santa Claus Parade,  friends from  Energy 100.6, Hot 100.5 and CKJS 810AM brought some fun  at the Pre

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2019-11-14

Santa Claus Parade lights up the city this weekend; MFSF’s “Bahay Kubo” showcases heart of Filipino home

Posted by: Donna

Bundle  up for the 2019 Santa Claus Parade this weekend!   The family-friendly evening of fun and entertainment will be this Saturday, Nov 16. Parade starts on Portage Avenue at Young Street at 5:00 PM.  Organizers say there will be  approximately

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2020-02-24

Winnipeg’s 2020 Festival du Voyager celebrates Indigenous, francophone culture

Posted by: Donna

The 51st Festival du Voyageur wrapped up its 51st season this year in Winnipeg’s Fort Gibraltar at the heart of St. Boniface. Known for celebrating French and Métis culture,, the Festival is not exclusively Franco-Manitoban, this year’s festival focuses on celebrating Indigenous and francophone

Read More..

2019-11-26

Winnipeg Blue Bombers bring home Grey Cup

Posted by: Donna

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers ended a 29-year championship drought on Sunday as they defeated the Hamilton Tiger-Cats 33-12 in the 107th Grey Cup. They  were met with loud  cheers from hundreds of fans who greeted them at the airport as

Read More..

2019-11-19

COMMUNITY: Paul Ong concert with WSO raises $25k for Sistema Winnipeg

Posted by: Donna

Accompanied  by the prestigious Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra (WSO),  local singer Paul Ong’s annual charity fundraiser saw a whopping $25,000 donation to Sistema Winnipeg, a daily music program offering  intensive music education for  inner city children. The sold-out event held Nov

Read More..

2019-11-18

BLOG: Christmas cheer @ the 2019 Pre Santa Claus parade Block Party

Posted by: Donna

Before  the big man in the red suit from the North Pole made his way down Portage Avenue for the 2019  annual Santa Claus Parade,  friends from  Energy 100.6, Hot 100.5 and CKJS 810AM brought some fun  at the Pre

Read More..

2019-09-09

Kidney Walk this weekend draws hundreds

Posted by: Donna

Hundreds joined this year’s   Manitoba Branch  Kidney Foundation Fundraiser held at St Vital Park today, Sept 8, 2019. Prior to the walk, there was acknowledgement of event sponosrs led by Vickar Automotive Group, presentation of top fundraisers and kidney donor

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2019-07-24

Advocates appeal to keep Filipino bilingual program from folding

Posted by: Donna

Supporters of the first Filipino bilingual program in Canada are hoping it doesn’t have to fold. For the program to continue this September, it needs at least 20 students in Kindergarten and Grade 1, and another 20 students in Grades

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