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Remembering the Winnipeg General Strike of 1919

Remembering the Winnipeg General Strike of 1919

Levy Abad June 9, 2015 0

by Levy Abad Last May 15, I attended one of the events of the May Works 2015 Festival at the Ukrainian Labour Temple dubbed as “96 Years Later: The Legacy of the Winnipeg General

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The Path to Transformation

The Path to Transformation

Levy Abad May 11, 2015 0

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 March 25, 2015 0

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 February 21, 2015 0

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 January 26, 2015 0

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 January 13, 2015 0

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 August 6, 2012 0

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 June 20, 2012 0

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 June 5, 2012 0

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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Tarnishing a Legacy

Tarnishing a Legacy

Levy Abad April 20, 2012 0

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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