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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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COMMUNITY SPORTS: Daniel McIntyre Maroons aim for a spot in Provincial Championship

Today,  in  observance of World Radio Day, we would like to focus on one sports which is popular in the large Filipino community in Manitoba.  Since inception of CKJS 810 AM in the late 70s, radio has followed the achivements

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Chester shares his love of reading in “I love to read month”

February is ‘I Love to Read Month” . Many schools in Manitoba  have celebrity guests come in and read the students a story and answer questions about reading. It is a great way to promote a strong  love for  reading

Posted in All Stories, Chester Pangan, Community News

COMMUNITY: Pasasalamat: Gratitude Gala celebrates Spirit of Volunteerism

  An evening to honor Filipino-Canadian Winnipegers  who shared  time,  talent and  sleepless nights  towards a worthwhile cause was held January 27th, 2018  at the Hilton Winnipeg Airport Suites.   The dinner event featured  a 3-course meal designed by Celebrity Chef  Jeremy

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ENTERTAINMENT: Phil Actress Isabel Granada is home; given military honors

  Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, November 9) — The remains of  popular Filipino artist  Isabel Granada  were given full military honors upon  return Thursday from Doha, Qatar. The plane carrying Granada’s remains landed at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport and

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Manitobans recycling more than ever

Manitobans continue to recycle more year over year, according to an annual litter audit by a national recycling centre. The Canadian Beverage Container Recycling Association’s annual audit found “a consistent decrease” in drink container litter on the streets of five

Posted in Community News

Winnipeg: Winnipeg man selling massive movie collection for $1 million

For all the movie buffs out there with a million dollars to spare… read on. Remember the days when you could walk up and down the aisle of a movie store, and select from thousands of titles? Well those days

Posted in Community News

WINNIPEG: More elms marked for death right now than have been in Winnipeg for 20 years.

Dutch elm removal reaches ‘critical point’ as city confronts backlog of diseased trees, city forester says. By Bryce Hoye, CBC News There are more trees marked for death right now than Winnipeg has seen since the mid-1990s, and the city’s

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Filipino-Canadian writer Isabelle Ronin’s book out in bookstores

  Chasing Red  out   in bookstores   September 5th!    Winnipeger  Isabelle Ronin’s fame as a full-fledged writer started  after she self-published her story on  multiplatform entertainment venue  Wattpad.  Wattpad is a popular global site among  online  writers and

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COMMUNITY: Vickar and ANCOP Winnipeg build another housing project in the Phils

  Philanthropists Larry and Tova Vickar of Winnipeg, Manitoba have been known  as one of  ANCOP (Answering Cry of the Poor) Canada’s leading donor as they consistently support  its  housing, scholarship and educational programs  in poor counries around the world.

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COMMUNITY: Pearl of the Orient Philippine Pavillion Continues to Shine

  Summer in Manitoba is  made extra colorful  through the showcase of  different cultures and array of  food and delicacies. On its, 48th year,  Folklorama,  the largest and longest-running multicultural festival of its kind in the world  continues to sizzle

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