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COMMUNITY: Parol – the star of Filipino Christmas

      This is the  “parol”    (lantern)   that won the hearts of many in the recently   concluded  Filipino Christmas (“Paskong Pinoy”)  event in Winnipeg.   “Parol”  or   farol in Spanish,  is the star-shaped   ornament

Posted in All Stories, Annoucer Blogs, Donna Natividad-Arenas

BLOG: A Spooktacular Halloween

    My brother Guise and his friends observe  All Saints Day in the Philippines with the twist of Western influence.   They never missed  holding a costume  party every 31st of October —- the night before the day the  memories of the

Posted in All Stories, Donna Natividad-Arenas

BLOG: Ellaine, our love for “Brazo” and where to find it in Winnipeg

  My  friend Ellaine and I  share the same cravings for almost the same food–     pasta,  quinoa, cakes, etc.   We spend a great time talking about recipes,  desserts  and  dishes.  Our favorite hang out is sitting down with a cup of tea

Posted in Annoucer Blogs, Donna Natividad-Arenas

BLOG: Sweet tooth

  It is  a little hard to live a healthy lifestyle  and cut down calories,  if  you have some  sweet cravings. Yes I am that kind of person who always needs something  sweet. Call it sweet tooth.   I don’t care about

Posted in Annoucer Blogs, Donna Natividad-Arenas

change… constantly.

what makes a morning person, a morning person? i am a big fan of people who wakes up early just because their biological clock tells them to do so. alarm clocks? please. then there are people like me who looks

Posted in Annoucer Blogs, Chester Pangan

BLOG: Donna meets Donna

  I have been tying up my hair in a pony tail for almost a year.  There were those days when I simply  don’t have time  to blowdry  during  very early morning rush.  Thought I needed a  hair cut. Who wouldn’t want a lighter and

Posted in Annoucer Blogs, Donna Natividad-Arenas

COMMUNITY: Donna and Ron tie the knot in true style

  Three months after their big White Out wedding socials, Ron Cantiveros, publisher of Filipino Journal married our good friend and former CKJS part time announcer  Donna Medina on September 3rd, 2016 in a solemn ceremony at St Ignatius Church as

Posted in All Stories, Annoucer Blogs, Donna Natividad-Arenas

A healthy heart is a happy heart

Our heart is one of the important organs in our body and it is important to keep it healthy. But because of aging and lifestyle choices, it becomes increasingly challenging to keep our hearts healthy and happy.     This

Posted in All Stories, Annoucer Blogs, Community News, Lucille Nolasco

COMMUNITY: A Tale of Love and Devotion: Mom holds fundraiser in Memory of Son

  Winnipeger mother  ALDA RUIZ   shares her  beautiful  story of  courage and  faith as she stood beside her late  son MICHAEL  who was born with Meconium Aspiration Syndrome,  a medical condition that occurs when a newborn inhales fecal in his/her

Posted in Annoucer Blogs, Donna Natividad-Arenas

CKJS Live on Location @ JS Furniture

We are live on location at JS Furniture today from 10:00AM – 1:00PM.

Posted in All Stories, Community News, Maurel Zamora

Meet beauty and brains, Denisse Samaniego

Another young beauty queen from our community!   19-year old Denisse Samaniego of Winnipeg was recently crowned Miss Teenage Manitoba 2016. Not bad for her first time joining such competition.   The crown was previously won by Chrystalle Omaga, and

Posted in Community News, Lucille Nolasco

Tuloy po kayo! Bisita Restaurant – a welcome sight on Corydon Avenue

  Working at CKJS Radio on Corydon Avenue, we are surrounded with various restaurants in the Osborne Village offering their own unique cuisines: Italian, Japanese, Thai, Canadian, you name it. But alas, no Filipino!   So imagine our delight upon

Posted in Annoucer Blogs, Community News, Lucille Nolasco

Filipina-Canadian cheers for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers

  Say hello to the newest member of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers Cheer & Dance Team – Kayla Seminiano!   With the 2016 CFL regular season coming up, 19 year-old Kayla started her training this month and she says she’s loving

Posted in All Stories, Annoucer Blogs, Community News, Lucille Nolasco

Happy 146th birthday, Manitoba!

Today, May 12th, marks Manitoba’s birthday. It was on May 12, 1870 that the Manitoba Act received royal assent from Parliament, making Manitoba the fifth Canadian province to join confederation.   Celebrations big and small are scheduled throughout the day,

Posted in All Stories, Community News, Lucille Nolasco

PHILIPPINES: People Keep Calling Rodrigo Duterte the Philippine Donald Trump. They’re Wrong

by: Charlie Campbell, Time Magazine Much has been made of the similarly between Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump and Rodrigo Duterte, the controversial mayor of Davao City in the southern Philippines, who was elected the Southeast Asian nation’s new President

Posted in Annoucer Blogs
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