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COMMUNITY: Canada’s Top 25 Immigrants for 2018 Announced

It is  an incredible milestone celebrating the contributions of immigrants to Canada. In  its 10th year, The RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Awards celebrate the outstanding accomplishments and leadership of newcomers ang immgrants across Canada. Among this year’s winners are 

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Would You Like to Get Married on Your Honeymoon?

Destination weddings are becoming more and more popular with couples who are eager to skip the fuss of a traditional wedding and jump right into the fun. Arranging flights and travel accommodations  might stress them out especially if they do

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COMMUNITY: CKJS @ the Manitoba Filipino Street Festival

  Hundreds  lined the streets in the Maples Neighborhood  Saturday for the seventh annual Manitoba Filipino Street Festival parade. The parade featured dozens of floats, which included  our CKJS 810 Cruiser and organizations which paraded  down   Jefferson Avenue to Adsum

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COMMUNITY: Manitoba celebrates Philipine Heritage Week from June 8 to 15

Perla Javate, Chairman of the Philippine Heritage Council of Manitoba  detailed the  festivities leading to the celebration of Philipine Independence Day this year. Philippine Independence Day is celebrated in the Philippines and in all parts of the world by Filipinos

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COMMUNITY: Two days of fun at the Manitoba Filipino Street Festival with Guest Celebrity Richard Guttierez

This year will be the 7th year the Manitoba Filipino Street Festival (MFSF)  will take place in the city. Happening this Spring 2018, the cultural event which is attended by thousands spectators and visitors will expand from one day to

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COMMUNITY: Teddy Bear Picnic celebrates 32 years

Despite the morning rain,  thousands of  people came down to have fun  at the  32nd annual Teddy Bears’ Picnic in Winnipeg on Sunday, May 27, 2018. The annual event at the  Assiniboine Park is a strong fundraiser   for The Children’s Hospital

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COMMUNITY: Show your star talents in #Starbound at the Red River Ex

As it gets warmer,  the annual Red River EX  in Winnipeg is just around the corner. Running  from June 16 – 24, 2018. CKJS is excited to be part of this tradition  and festivities happening in Manitoba every year to

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COMMUNITY: Fil Can Denisse Samaniego pays homage to her cultural roots in “New Beginnings”

  Having come  from the Philippines at the age of three, Denisse  Samaniego can relate to her character as “Hazel” in this stage  show  that  touches on the struggles and achievements of new immigrants. “This is very important to me

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Vice Ganda wows Winnipeg in a sold out concert

  Nagmahal. nasaktan. Nag-concert. From the moment Vice Ganda appeared on stage,  the entire stadium  exploded in  excitement and laughters in the unprecedented  version of  “Pusuan mo si Vice Ganda” Concert in Winnipeg  held at the RBC Convention Centre,   May

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COMMUNITY: May is Asian Heritage Month

The month of May is  declared Asian Heritage Month by the Government of Canada highlighting  the contributions of Asian Canadians to Canadian society. In Manitoba, this is the 16th year that activities are carried out. The Asian Heritage Society of

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COMMUNITY: Filipino Bilingual Program coming this Fall if there is enough registration

Parents are encouraged to register their children by April 30, 2018. The first Filipino Bilingual Program will be piloted in Seven Oaks School Division starting school year September 2018 to 2019.   A bilingual program enables students to   develop their ability

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COMMUNITY: Fil Can Lawyer Josephine Yam nominated for RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrant

Josephine Yam had to overcome the “lack of Canadian experience” just like us. She faced lots of barriers as a female, visible minority and immigrant. But she did not give up. She worked very hard to start a new life

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COMMUNITY: Filipino Women Trailblazers in Manitoba, Honored

To celebrate outstanding achievements of Filipino women in Manitoba, Pinays Manitoba, Inc.  held its annual Recognition Luncheon in commemoration of International Women’s Day Saturday March 10, 2018 at Marlborough Hotel. This year, three women were  honored for their contribution in

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He ho! Embracing Winter and Canada History at the Festival du Voyageur

The Festival du Voyageur or Traveller’s Festival is an annual 10-day winter  event  in Winnipeg during the cold month of   February at the Winnipeg’s French Quarter. It happens in Whittier Park in  North Saint-Boniface. This year, it runs from  Feb 16  until

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COMMUNITY: Filipino Radio on CKJS 810: Birth and Growth

February 13 is World Radio  Day. We take pride  to celebrate our community radio — CKJS 810AM  — probably one of the strongest,  longest-running  multilingual radio stations in the whole of Canada. Since its inception in 1974, CKJS has maintained

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