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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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COMMUNITY: International Justice Mission Hosts Forum on Fighting Cybersex Trafficking in Winnipeg

Every day, innocent people are beaten, raped and abused as slaves.   Today, more than 40 million people live in slavery. The International Justice Mission (IJM) works  around the world  to  help  free people, especially youth and  young children trapped in

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Hope for the Holidays 2018 in Photos

Thank you to all supporters, donors and sponsors led by Winnipeg Kia, Entergra Credit Union and EQ3 for partnering with us in bringing “HOPE FOR THE HOLIDAYS” to support the work of Winnipeg Harvest. This year’s Hope for the Holidays,

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Hope for the Holidays is about Giving Back

For many years in the past,  everytime Christmas season comes, CKJS 810 AM RADIO with sister stations  Energy 106 and Hot 100.5  and listeners  try to reach  out to the less-privileged. This year, we are bringing back   “Hope for the Holidays”. 

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COMMUNITY: First Filipino Float in Santa Claus Parade

Despite the brutally cold evening,  Winnipeggers  lined up the streets this wekeend to welcome  Santa Claus as he made his way through the city. The parade that began  at Portage Avenue and Young Street, and headed  down Portage Avenue to

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

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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ENTERTAINMENT: Father and Son Canada Tour 2018 in Winnipeg

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

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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COMMUNITY: Meet the Pinoy couple behind sweet success of Creamela

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

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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