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The Path to Transformation

The Path to Transformation

Levy Abad

by Levy Abad A friend asked me if it’s true that I’m running as an NDP federal candidate for Winnipeg North. Well, I said yes, and the reason for doing so is I want

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Grateful to the Breakfast Club (part 2 of 2)

Grateful to the Breakfast Club (part 2 of 2)

Levy Abad

by Levy Abad The warm welcome of the friends and acquaintances I have made in the Filipino community helped me forget the dreadful cold of winter… I cherish my conversations with Kaka Rey Pacheco

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Grateful to the Breakfast Club (part 1)

Grateful to the Breakfast Club (part 1)

Levy Abad

Do you want to understand a part of the Filipino community in Winnipeg? A good place to start will be 99 Isabel Street where you will find La Merage Restaurant. La Merage Restaurant hosts

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Joe Cocker: ‘You Are So Beautiful’

Joe Cocker: ‘You Are So Beautiful’

Levy Abad

I was sending some messages to friends one afternoon when I saw the Facebook posting of Eric Clapton that said Joe Cocker passed away at 70. Right away, I found myself humming “You Are

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Migrant’s Journey

Migrant’s Journey

Levy Abad

by Levy Abad “I’m leaving you tomorrow. I’m heading for the prairie, I’m taking all my memories of the seasons with your smile I’m heading there to write my song and sing about a

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1,000 Reasons for a Plastic-Bag Ban in Winnipeg

1,000 Reasons for a Plastic-Bag Ban in Winnipeg

Levy Abad

The City of Toronto recent ban on plastic (shopping) bag boldly opened the floodgates to Canada’s minor towns to its major cities that are still on the reflective mode on whether or not to

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Unmaximized Resources

Unmaximized Resources

Levy Abad

For someone who’s aware that resources for public schoolsin the Philippines are scarce rather than minimal, to claim that public schools in Manitobaare well-endowed with their educational resources is easy, considering the competitive salary

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Why There’s No Need to Go Gaga over Lady Gaga’s Concert in Manila

Why There’s No Need to Go Gaga over Lady Gaga’s Concert in Manila

Levy Abad

I don’t listen to pop music as much as I used to when I was a kid, but hearing about Lady Gaga and her music just can’t be helped nowadays. She’s pretty much become

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Winnipeg Strides towards ‘Super-cityhood’

Winnipeg Strides towards ‘Super-cityhood’

Adonis Fernandez

Where is Winnipeg?—this is perhaps one of the harshest questions that a Winnipegger would possibly hear from an acquaintance who, at least, lives outside of Manitoba or, at most, one who lives outside of

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Tarnishing a Legacy

Tarnishing a Legacy

Levy Abad

Doubtlessly Manny Pacquiao will go down in history as, at the least, the most popular Filipino of his era or, at most, the most popular Filipino of all time. A plethora of facts would

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