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Arctic, the last frontier of the globe

Arctic, the last frontier of the globe

by Bob Gabuna NUNAVUT – I was “absent” for quite a long while in column writing. The reason is not I turned lethargic in writing; rather, I do not have anymore the material when

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Winnipeg North Votes: Kevin Lamoureaux – Liberal

Winnipeg North Votes: Kevin Lamoureaux – Liberal

1. Why did you decide to run as a candidate for Winnipeg North? I chose to run in Winnipeg North because it’s the place I call home. I want to be Member of Parliament

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Winnipeg North Votes: Kevin Chief – NDP

Winnipeg North Votes: Kevin Chief – NDP

1. Why did you decide to run as a candidate for Winnipeg North? My decision to run as a candidate for Winnipeg North has been mostly motivated by a deep respect for our community.

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Winnipeg North Votes: Julie Javier – Conservatives

Winnipeg North Votes: Julie Javier – Conservatives

1. Why did you decide to run as a candidate for Winnipeg North? I have a history of activism and involvement in community affairs and with a variety of ethnic groups. I am aware

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Winnipeg North campaigns in full swing

Winnipeg North campaigns in full swing

Winnipeg North By-election set for Monday, November 30 The date for the Winnipeg North byelection has been set for Monday, November 29th. Candidates for the three national parties have been confirmed – Kevin Chief

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Prime Minister with MFBC members on his Winnipeg October Visit

Prime Minister with MFBC members on his Winnipeg October Visit

The Manitoba Filipino Business Council was honored to be invited to see and meet with Prime Minister Stephen Harper. The MFBC was represented by Jon Reyes (MFBC President), Jojo Villanueva (MFBC Vice President) and

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Julie Javier will get tough on crime

Julie Javier will get tough on crime

Winnipeg – Julie Javier, Conservative candidate for the by-election in Winnipeg North, commented on the recent violent shootings in Winnipeg. “Crime is a very serious issue in this city, and it has been for

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Government of Canada Announces 2011 Immigration Plan

Government of Canada Announces 2011 Immigration Plan

OTTAWA, ONTARIO–(Marketwire – Nov. 1, 2010) – The Government of Canada will maintain high immigration levels to help sustain the economic recovery, Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney announced today upon tabling the

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The Filipino Vote in Winnipeg North

The Filipino Vote in Winnipeg North

The Winnipeg Free Press recently ran an article and an editorial after a recent trip to Winnipeg by Liberal leader Michael Ignatieff regarding comments on the potential vote splitting that might happen on Monday,

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Taas Noo Batang Filipino

Taas Noo Batang Filipino

by: Johsa Manzanilla Recently, I sat down with a young American who had recently moved to Canada and discussed some of the differences between American and Canadian politics. In our conversation, he aired many

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