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Chester celebrates 20 years with CKJS

Twenty years ago, in March 3 , 2001, Chester Pangan,  a young man  then in his twenties joined the airwaves of CKJS 810AM while also behind producing shows  for other multi-lingual programs.  Starting his career in radio in Angeles City, Pampanga in his pre-teens,

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Assiniboine Zoo Lights Sparkle

Something to look forward to this winter at the Assiniboine Park Zoo—- stunning display of 1.5 million lights spread out over an eighty-acre area. There is also a video wall showcasing montages of Manitoba photography and images. The event that

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World’s Largest Snow Maze opens this long weekend

The Snow Maze located at A Maze In Corn in Saint Adolphe, Man., opened Sunday, Valentine’s Day, for the first time this year as loosened public health orders took effect in Manitoba. Measuring 240,000 square feet — it is now

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Chinese Lunar New Year 2021: Ushering in the Year of the Ox

Chinese New Year (also known as Lunar New Year and Spring Fesrival) will be celebrated  Friday, February 12. Parties and travel are discouraged in many parts of the world right now as Covid-19 casts a shadow for its second year but

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Weather predicting rodents hint an early spring

Today is goundhog day and Canada’s most famous weather-prognosticating groundhogs are predicting an early spring. Manitoba’s famous little groundhog Merv made its prediction Tuesday morning at Oak Hammock Marsh Interpretive Centre. Decked out in a facemask, he was looking for

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See you at the Zoo!

After months of COVID-19 closures, Winnipeg’s s Assiniboine Park Zoo opened to the public for the first time since closing in mid-November due to public-health orders. Manitoba Public Health supported the reopening earlier this month, provided the zoo keeps its

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Kobe Bryant Crash A Year ago Today

On Jan. 26, 2020 the world lost an icon when Kobe Bryant, along with his daughter Gianna and seven others died in a tragic helicopter crash in Calabasas, California. Until now, no results of investigation as to what really happened

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First COVID-19 case detected in Canada one year ago today

It is exactly one year since the first case of COVID-19 was found in Canada and since then more than 19-thousand people have died of the novel coronavirus. The first known case was a 56-year-old man who travelled to China,

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‘Caillou’ kids show cancelled in the US but will continue airing in Canada

The Public Broadcasting Station (PBS) announced this week that it is canceling the long- running kids’ show, “Caillou” in the United States. The show which has been around for over 20 years was about a four year old boy whose

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau exclusive interview on CKJS 810 AM today

The large Filipino community in Manitoba woke up this morning getting updated with how the government of Canada is doing in light of the COVID-19 pandemic from the Prime Minister himself in an exclusive interview with “Good Morning Philippines” host

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COVID-19 immunization super site opens in Winnipeg

A COVID-19 vaccination super site opens Monday morning at the ground floor of the north building of RBC Convention Centre in downtown Winnipeg. Health-care workers dealing directly with patients in critical care units and COVID-19 immunization clinics or testing sites

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Canada requires Negative COVID-19 Test for International travel

The federal government has announced that all incoming travellers to Canada will soon be required to test negative for COVID-19. Public Safety Minister Bill Blair says the greatest concern around COVID-19 the federal government has heard from Canadians is the impact of international travel

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“Maligayang Pasko” from your friends at CKJS 810AM

The Philippines is known for having the world’s longest Christmas season. The four months of the year that end with the syllable “ber” are considered Christmas months. This is is why stores and household or radio– including our very own

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Wonder woman returns Christmas Day

After several delays due to the COVID-19 pandemic, fans will finally be able to watch the sequel to the hit blockbuster “Wonder Woman.” “Wonder Woman 1984” will be released in theatres and on certain streaming sites on Christmas Day. Star

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Manitoba starts first doses of coronavirus vaccine today

The largest vaccination campaign in Canada’s history continues today. Manitoba will give shots to high-priority health workers today joining five provinces — Alberta, B-C, Ontario, Quebec and Saskatchewan — who have already started inoculating health workers and long-term care residents

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