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COMMUNITY: Tala dance craze hits Winnipeg; aims to help

  About 70  Filipino and non-Filipino friends  braved  the minus 23 degrees celcisus windchill  this weekend  to  be part of   “Tala” dance    challenge  held  in Garden City parking grounds. The idea was to  dance together,  have fun in being 

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Winnipeg Blue Bombers bring home Grey Cup

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

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

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

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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Kidney Walk this weekend draws hundreds

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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Advocates appeal to keep Filipino bilingual program from folding

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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COMMUNITY: BIBAK Manitoba celebrates International Grand Cañao

Hundreds  joined  the members of   BIBAK  Association  of  Manitoba in the  first International Grand Cañao held at the Victoria  Hotel and Convention Centre this weekend. Cañao   is a  popular  traditional feast  celebrated  in the Philippine Cordillera for good harvest and 

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COMMUNITY: First National Fil-Can Event kicks off Philippine Heritage Month Celebration

Prior to the  official  adoption of Canada’s  Parliament   declaring “June as Filipino Heritage Month”,   there has been various celebrations of Filipino culture and heritage for many years in Manitoba. This year, it   was made more  significant  as  Filipinos across Canada,

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COMMUNITY: 33rd Teddy Bear Picnic draws thousands

Rain or Shine, teddy bears and other stuffed toys had a great time  outdoors at the  33rd annual Teddy Bears’ Picnic held Sunday at Assiniboine Park. Over 50 tents provided  a fun, entertaining and educational experience for the whole family. Volunteer  health

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COMMUNITY: Fil-Can Author Shirley Camia releases new book

Confronting grief and despair in the loss of her mother, Filipino-Canadian poet and author  Shirley Camia announced  on CKJS 810AM today the release of her newest collection of poetry,  Mercy,  as  an elegy dedicated to her mother. Shirley’s  mother died at the

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COMMUNITY: Retro fever hits Winnipeg with Philippines Retro King Bennie Almonte

This weekend in Winnipeg,   dozens of  dance  lovers from the Filipino community   hit the  dance floor  grooving   into  “Just got Lucky”,  “Head over Hills”, “Ring my Bell” , “I’m so Excited”, “Name Game” to name a few,  in one of

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Death toll climbs to at least 16 as 2nd powerful earthquake rattles Philippines

A pair of strong earthquakes have left at least 16 dead in the Philippines this week as search and rescue efforts continue. A powerful 6.3 magnitude earthquake struck the northern Philippine island of Luzon on Monday and was followed by

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COMMUNITY: Pinoy family owners led ribbon cutting as Max’s officially opens today in Winnipeg

Big fans of   “Sarap to the Bones”   chicken can now enjoy all the tasty home-style meals from  The House That Fried Chicken Built’  in full swing. Max’s  Restaurant Winnipeg officially  opens its doors  following  Grand Opening Blow out  today  hosted  by

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Trudeau reaches out to Pinoys in Winnipeg; talks about federal budget on CKJS 810AM

Canadian Prime Minister  Justin  Trudeau  talked  about the newly-tabled  federal government’s  budget for 2019  and how it  impact  Manitobans and Winnipegers as he reached  out to the  50 thousand strong Filipino community on   CKJS 810 AM today. Speaking on “Good

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BLOG: In Memoriam: The boy who loved to bake

Hopia, sans rival and ube cake –those were his  favorite treats to bake in their family-run  Jimel’s Bakery. It was no surprise that  17-year-old Jimboy made it great in his culinary  classes at Tech Voc.  Baking  was  in his nerves

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