Monthly Archives: May 2016

Parents of 4-Year-Old Who Caused Harambe the Gorilla’s Slaughter May Be Charged

Police have said the parents of the four-year-old boy who climbed into the Cincinnati zoo’s gorilla enclosure in Ohio, could face criminal charges after staff were forced to kill the beloved animal.   Harambe, a 400 pound silverback gorilla, was

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COMMUNITY: Tiffany Ponce and Filipino Martial Arts groups perform at the Asian Canadian Festival this weekend

  Winnipeger  Filipino-Canadian R&B  singer-songwriter  Tiffany Ponce  will  be one of  the many  featured performers  this weekend, May 28 and 29, 2016,  at the Asian Canadian Festival at the Forks  in celebration of the  Asian  Heritage Month in Manitoba.   One 

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COMMUNITY: Philippine Heritage Week Celebration all set

  The Philippine Heritage Council of Manitoba (PHCM) through its volunteers, member organizations and sponsors will  lead  in the celebration of  culture, tradition  and spirit of community  with  various activities lined up  during the Philippine Heritage Week.   Commemorating the

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COMMUNITY: Career, Education and Settlement Fair set for May 30th

  The Canadian Immigrant Magazine brings the   first Winnipeg-based Career, Education and Settlement Immigrant Fair to Winnipeg  on Monday, May 30, 2016, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., offering a unique and exciting environment for immigrants who are looking for

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PHILIPPINES: Police Investigates Deaths of Five People in a Concert

  Metro Manila (CNN Philippines) — Authorities have opened an investigation into the deaths of five people, including an American, who attended a weekend open-air concert at the parking area of  Mall of Asia, Pasay City, Philippines.   The National

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Paralysed Father Walks His Daughter Down The Aisle In Bionic Robot Suit

A paralysed father was so determined to walk his daughter down the aisle on her wedding day that he did so in a robotic suit. Chris Palmer, 55, became a real-life bionic man to fulfil his promise to daughter Heather

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Meet beauty and brains, Denisse Samaniego

Another young beauty queen from our community!   19-year old Denisse Samaniego of Winnipeg was recently crowned Miss Teenage Manitoba 2016. Not bad for her first time joining such competition.   The crown was previously won by Chrystalle Omaga, and

Posted in Community News, Lucille Nolasco

Tuloy po kayo! Bisita Restaurant – a welcome sight on Corydon Avenue

  Working at CKJS Radio on Corydon Avenue, we are surrounded with various restaurants in the Osborne Village offering their own unique cuisines: Italian, Japanese, Thai, Canadian, you name it. But alas, no Filipino!   So imagine our delight upon

Posted in Annoucer Blogs, Community News, Lucille Nolasco

Filipina-Canadian cheers for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers

  Say hello to the newest member of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers Cheer & Dance Team – Kayla Seminiano!   With the 2016 CFL regular season coming up, 19 year-old Kayla started her training this month and she says she’s loving

Posted in All Stories, Annoucer Blogs, Community News, Lucille Nolasco

Transgender Canadians should ‘feel free and safe’ to be themselves under new Liberal bill

PHOTO CAPTION: Charlie Lowthian-Rickert, a 10-year-old transgender girl, is joined by her dad Chris Rickert, her mom Anne Lowthian, right, as Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould introduced federal legislation to give equal rights to transgender people in Canada. (Sean Kilpatrick/Canadian Press)

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ODDITY: Guy offering ‘free hugs’ in New York’s Times Square accused of punching Canadian tourist in face

  NEW YORK — A man offering “free hugs” in New York’s Times Square is accused of punching a Canadian tourist in the face after she refused to tip him for his hug and a photo.   Jermaine Himmelstein was

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Happy 146th birthday, Manitoba!

Today, May 12th, marks Manitoba’s birthday. It was on May 12, 1870 that the Manitoba Act received royal assent from Parliament, making Manitoba the fifth Canadian province to join confederation.   Celebrations big and small are scheduled throughout the day,

Posted in All Stories, Community News, Lucille Nolasco

ENTERTAINMENT: Your Selfies Make Justin Bieber Feel Like A ‘Zoo Animal’

    Never say never, but  Justin Biever is done taking photos with fans.   On Tuesday, Bieber penned a short note on Instagram informing his followers that he is officially retiring his selfie pout for all fan photos because he

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Join us on Sunday, May 29, to celebrate the 30th Annual Teddy Bears Picnic! ADMISSION IS FREE! Teddy Bears’ Picnic Assiniboine Park Sunday, May 29, 2016 Three decades ago, the Teddy Bears’ Picnic began its annual tradition of bringing together kids,

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PHILIPPINES: People Keep Calling Rodrigo Duterte the Philippine Donald Trump. They’re Wrong

by: Charlie Campbell, Time Magazine Much has been made of the similarly between Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump and Rodrigo Duterte, the controversial mayor of Davao City in the southern Philippines, who was elected the Southeast Asian nation’s new President

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