Vol. 26 No. 06 »

Why you need to disclose changes in your family during the immigration process?

Why you need to disclose changes in your family during the immigration process?

Reis Pagtakhan

Individuals immigrating to Canada must disclose their spouses, common-law partners, and dependent children. Failure to disclose these family members can result in an immigration application being refused. The court case of Yanjun Dong is

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WEC Fighters Prove Their Caliber

WEC Fighters Prove Their Caliber

Big Marv

When World Extreme Cagefighting and Ultimate Fighting Championship existed as separate entities, the common notion was that WEC fighters were not at the same level as UFC Fighters. First WEC cut their heavier weight

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Kumusta, mga Kaibigang Musikero sa Manila

Kumusta, mga Kaibigang Musikero sa Manila

aLfie vera meLLa

(On Spending Time with Some of Philippine Rock Artists, part 2) In our recent one-month vacation in the Philippines, Inna and I were able to meet up and hang out with many iconic personalities

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NOT Onli in da Pilipins (Nor in Canada)!

NOT Onli in da Pilipins (Nor in Canada)!

aLfie vera meLLa

(On Being Multiculturally Oriented and Gastronomically Adventurous) Some self-aggrandizing (‘pagbubuhat ng sariling bangko’) or self-downplaying (or reverse conceitedness, ‘pagmamaliit kunyari sa sarili’) claims are borne out of ignorance. This is the reason I don’t

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Her Last Leaf Fell in the Last Days of That Winter

Her Last Leaf Fell in the Last Days of That Winter

aLfie vera meLLa

(On Remembering FJ Publishing Editor Rosalinda Cantiveros) I always attribute my having become a columnist at and eventually also the associate editor of the Winnipeg-based community newspaper Filipino Journal to two things—first, my enduring

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Ana and the ‘King’

Ana and the ‘King’

Perry Diaz

Just when the House prosecutors seem like they’re losing steam in building a strong case against Supreme Court Chief Justice Renato Corona… just when the senator-judges are beginning to doubt if there is even

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Ordination of Women to Priesthood

Ordination of Women to Priesthood

Dr. Eusebio Koh

I have been following the ordeal of Father Roy Bourgeois who participated in the ordination ceremony of a woman priest in the United States back in 2008. In case you don’t know, Father Roy

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The Quest for Taho & Binatog

The Quest for Taho & Binatog

Ron Cantiveros

Comfort Foods of the Philippines On a recent trip to Manila, every morning at my uncle’s residence usually involves your traditional Filipino breakfast – corned beef, longanisa, tocino, scrambled eggs and garlic fried rice.

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Unleashing Sex from the Chains of Maliciousness

Unleashing Sex from the Chains of Maliciousness

Levy Abad

(On the Semiotics of Sex) In the world of Literature, there are words that send a shudder of fear among listeners (or readers, for that matter)—exhibit A: Sauron – with the mention of this

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Alam Mo Ba Na…?

Alam Mo Ba Na…?

Adonis Fernandez

The Filipino community in Manitoba has approximately 60,000 members and may likely comprise 10% of Winnipeg’s population (Winnipeg Free Press, March 3, 2012) Life expectancy in Canada is 81 years old (Macleans.ca) Fourteen percent

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