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2020-10-19

New COVID-19 restrictions in effect for Winnipeg today

Posted by: Donna Arenas

Starting today, October 19, Winnipeg region (which includes the city of Winnipeg and surrounding rural municipalities in other health region) is under new public health measures, as it deals with spiking COVID-19 infection rates. For the next two weeks, public

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2020-10-16

CKJS 810AM MOURNS THE LOSS OF NESTOR “Ness” SHYDLOWSKY

Posted by: DJ Sawchuk

CKJS 810 AM mourns the loss of Nestor “Ness” Shydlowsky, producer and host of our weekly Ukrainian “Zabava” Program. The Management & staff of CKJS and the Evanov Radio Group send our sincerest condolences to his wife Linda, family and

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2020-10-16

Remote learning could be possible at Winnipeg schools, sources say

Posted by: Donna Arenas

Some Winnipeg schools could send hundreds of children into remote learning as early as next week as they can be elevated to Orange — and potentially all the way up to Red under the province’s Pandemic Response System. Sources say

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2020-10-15

Canada opens parent/grandparent immigration sponsorship

Posted by: Donna Arenas

Beginning Oct 13, 2020, prospective sponsors can fill out an online form to express interest to sponsor their parents or grandparents to immigrate in Canada. After the three-week period that ends Nov. 3, 2020, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC)

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2020-10-13

Johnson & Johnson pauses Covid-19 vaccine trial after ‘unexplained illness’

Posted by: Donna Arenas

Johnson and Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine candidate has been paused while the company investigates whether a study participant’s “unexplained illness” is related to the shot. The company explains that such illnesses, accidents and other so-called adverse events are an expected part

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2020-10-12

Lakers Win NBA Title

Posted by: Donna Arenas

Defeating Miami Heat 106-93, the Los Angeles Lakers win their 17th N-B-A championship all-time in six games of the N-B-A Finals last night. LeBron James was named Finals M-V-P for the fourth time in his career. The Lakers superstar averaged nearly

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2020-10-09

Manitobans reminded to be careful this Thanksgiving weekend amid coronavirus

Posted by: Donna Arenas

Public health officials in Manitoba put out a few reminders as families gather  for the thanksgiving weekend. For those considering celebrations, limit holiday gatherings to household members. Reduce your number of close contacts and limit the number of gatherings, One

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2020-10-08

‘Speak up!’ — ‘Sesame Street’ focuses on racism in TV special

Posted by: Donna Arenas

Sesame Workshop — the nonprofit, educational organization behind “Sesame Street” — will air the half-hour anti-racist special “The Power of We” and hopes families will watch together. The special tackles racism for younger viewers and explains how it can be

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2020-10-07

City launches food waste pilot project

Posted by: Donna Arenas

About 4,000 residents in the neighbourhoods of Daniel McIntyre, Inkster Gardens, Linden Woods, Linden Ridge, Mission Gardens and St. George will take part in a residential food waste collection pilot program of the city of Winnipeg that was launched this

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2020-10-06

Public health officials announce new restrictions on Winnipeg bars and restaurants

Posted by: Donna Arenas

Starting Wednesday, Oct 7, 2020, restaurants and bars in the Winnipeg area will be under the orange pandemic response level according to Chief Provincial Public Health Officer Dr. Brent Roussin. -No sale or service of liquor in licensed premises between

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2020-10-16

CKJS 810AM MOURNS THE LOSS OF NESTOR “Ness” SHYDLOWSKY

Posted by: DJ Sawchuk

CKJS 810 AM mourns the loss of Nestor “Ness” Shydlowsky, producer and host of our weekly Ukrainian “Zabava” Program. The Management & staff of CKJS and the Evanov Radio Group send our sincerest condolences to his wife Linda, family and

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2020-03-02

Passing of Bill Evanov

Posted by: Paul Bury

Vasil William EvanovSeptember 18, 1942 – February 28, 2020 Media Release Toronto, March 1, 2020. – Evanov Communications Inc. is deeply saddened to announce that Vasil William (Bill) Evanov, the company’s founder and President, passed away peacefully in his sleep

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2020-02-13

COMMUNITY: Filipino Radio on CKJS 810: Birth and Growth

Posted by: Donna Arenas

February 13 is World Radio  Day. We take pride  to celebrate our community radio — CKJS 810AM  — probably the strongest,  longest-running  multilingual radio stations in the whole of Canada. Since its inception in mid 70s, CKJS has maintained its

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2019-12-10

Hope for the Holidays return to spread cheer

Posted by: Donna Arenas

Winnipeg Evanov Radio’s  annual food drive   “Hope for the Holidays”  for Winnipeg Harvest was held  this weekend and was given warm support from listeners and supporters. Sister stations  CKJS 810AM (with Radio Dhamaal).  Energy 106 and Hot 100.5  did a Radiothon 

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2019-11-19

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

Posted by: Donna Arenas

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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2019-02-15

ENTERTAINMENT: “Sharon: My 40 Years” comes to Winnipeg on March 3

Posted by: Donna Arenas

Celebrate the Megastar ‘s four decades in showbiz. Join Filipino actress and singer Sharon Cuneta as she celebrates her  40 years journey in  the entertainment industry  in “Sharon: My 40 Years”  in Winnipeg March 3rd, 2019 at the Centennial Concert

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2018-06-26

HEALTH: Toxic shock syndrome killed teen in her sleep during school trip: B.C. coroner

Posted by: Donna Arenas

Toxic shock syndrome caused the death of a British Columbia teen found lifeless in bed on a school trip, according to a report from the province’s coroner service. In March 2017, Grade 11 student Sara Manitoski was on an overnight

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2018-06-18

ENTERTAINMENT: Aga Muhlach, Bea Alonzo movie shoots in Canada

Posted by: Donna Arenas

The cameras have rolled for Philippines ultimate leading man Aga Muhlach and award-winning actress Bea Alonzo who finally teamed up for a big screen union this year. The pair apparently started  filming  in  Vancouver  suburb in British Columbia, Canada since 

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2018-05-25

Let’s have fun! Teddy Bears’ Picnic this weekend.

Posted by: Donna Arenas

Everyone is most welcome to come along and enjoy a day of  outdoor fun with bears and other friends. Rain or shine! This Sunday, May 27 is the 32nd Annual Teddy Bears’ Picnic from 9AM to 5PM.   The annual

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2018-05-16

Cavalia Odysseo: One soulful spectacular show

Posted by: Donna Arenas

Bursting  adrenalin. Action-packed from start to end. The multimillion production of Cavalia Odysseo  brings together humans and horses in one giant show with  70 horses and 50 amazingly talented performers, dancers and musicians that include Filipino-Canadian singer Maria Aragon. The 

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2019-11-19

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

Posted by: Donna Arenas

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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2019-09-09

Kidney Walk this weekend draws hundreds

Posted by: Donna Arenas

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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2019-07-08

COMMUNITY: BIBAK Manitoba celebrates International Grand Cañao

Posted by: Donna Arenas

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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2019-06-02

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

Posted by: Donna Arenas

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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2019-05-27

COMMUNITY: 33rd Teddy Bear Picnic draws thousands

Posted by: Donna Arenas

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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2019-05-07

COMMUNITY: Fil-Can Author Shirley Camia releases new book

Posted by: Donna Arenas

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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2019-05-06

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

Posted by: Donna Arenas

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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2019-04-05

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

Posted by: Donna Arenas

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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2019-03-26

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

Posted by: Donna Arenas

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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2019-03-14

BLOG: In Memoriam: The boy who loved to bake

Posted by: Donna Arenas

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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