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3rd FILIPINO FOLK MUSIC FEST

3rd FILIPINO FOLK MUSIC FEST

“Musika-mustahan Para sa Kalayaan, Kalusugan at Kaligtasan” Moving forward to the Friday of June 12, the Philippines’ 122nd Independence Day, the Filipino Music & Arts Association of Canada Inc. (FMAACI) also pushed through with

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June 4 marks second year of Eduardo Balanquit ‘s disappearance; police is renewing calls for information

June 4 marks second year of Eduardo Balanquit ‘s disappearance; police is renewing calls for information

Two years after Eduardo Balanquit went missing on June 4, 2018, Winnipeg police is once again asking the public on any information that will help find him. The homicide unit is investigating the case,

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Food Trip delivers

Food Trip delivers

Around this time last year, if you have not gone to any festival during the month of May, you sure were planning to go to the next ones. That is how the Filipino community

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Filipino Heritage Month In a Time of Turmoil

Filipino Heritage Month In a Time of Turmoil

Happy Filipino Heritage Month to all our kababayan readers! As June ushers in this significant cultural event for the Filipino community in Canada, there is a mad scramble to have a celebration but still

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20 Filipinos to Watch

20 Filipinos to Watch

by Karla Atanacio As an educator, blogger, mentor, and innovator, Judianne Jayme Dhabba has worn many hats in her life. The daughter of Filipino immigrants, she grew up in a Filipino-Canadian community that fostered

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New Normal Brings Back, Transforms Activities in Southeast MB

New Normal Brings Back, Transforms Activities in Southeast MB

A couple of events in Southeast Manitoba showed how the pandemic is bringing back some old-timey experiences or transforming conventional activities in the run-up to the May Long weekend. On Friday, May 15, Steinbach

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20 Filipinos to Watch

20 Filipinos to Watch

From a young age, Joseph Orobia enjoyed drawing, making and deconstructing things, and imagining new spaces. Today, he’s an award-winning Professional Architect and Designer and one of three founders of Architects at Play, a

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Salute to Frontliners Part 2

Salute to Frontliners Part 2

“Dahil sa inyo, kami ay buhay, malusog at palagay ang isip sa loob ng aming tahanan kapiling ang aming mga mahal sa buhay. Kayo ang aming mga bayani.” One of the frontline workers is

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Barangay Canada Launches Video Podcast

Barangay Canada Launches Video Podcast

A new video series which aims to connect with kababayan community figures across Canada premiered recently on social media. The Barangay Canada video podcast or ’vodcast’ launched April 21 on Facebook and featured multi-awarded

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Two Winnipeg Students initiate fundraiser for COVID-19 affected kababayans in the Philippines

Two Winnipeg Students initiate fundraiser for COVID-19 affected kababayans in the Philippines

Filipino-Canadian students in Winnipeg, Jinalyn Dineros and Kristine Jimenez, initiated the Bayanihan Spirit, a fundraiser that aims to help kababayans in the Philippines affected by the situation brought upon by COVID-19. “With our fellow

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