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What do you have in your 2014 Bucket Lists?
Every New Year, we do stop and reflect on what had happened last year; we do recollect and reconnect with those events, at best, the memories of your love, family, money and your volunteerismRead More »
Filipino temporary workers in restaurant industry face a bleak future
Federal Minister of Employment Jason Kenny bans hiring temporary workers in restaurants… Crisanta Noble, a 32 year old, is all smiles as she pours newly brewed coffee to a customer and says: “Fresh coffeeRead More »
Is it June yet?
Is it June yet? As we see the Winnipeg Jets miss the playoffs for the third straight year, I am eagerly waiting for the 2014 CFL season to start and June can’t come fastRead More »
Some apartments’ landlords love Filipinos as tenants!
Why apartments’ landlords are very selective for prospective tenants? And why some landlords do not put the sign “For Rent” even if there are vacancies in their apartments? According to some landlords, they wantRead More »
Turning piles of wood into livelihood: USTHS Batch 1969 donates 45 fishing boats to Gigantes Island and Estancia fishermen!
Heartbreaking scene after Yolanda (Haiyan, international code) devastated the fishing villages of Gigantes Island and Estancia in the province of Iloilo: houses were broken down, coconut and trees were uprooted from mother earth, freshRead More »
Filipinos shine as a Nobel Peace Prize winner; Oscar’s best original song; Sochi’s heroes!
It is heartwarming to know some Filipinos have been receiving prestigious awards and recognition in their fields of interest.It helps boast our image in the international arena and thus, their outstanding achievements have becomeRead More »
Charitable mission: person to person; and face to face with the less fortunate kababayans
Charity or helping the less fortunate and marginalized individuals is very addictive to most people. And more so, if you are giving alms or help personally and see the recipients face to face, suchRead More »
Canadians open their hearts and wallets, in many ways; Canadian Red Cross Update:
It took a super typhoon Haiyan to witness the tremendous outpouring of helps and assistance from the millions of Filipinos abroad, Canadians from all walks of lives, from more than 43 countries including ourRead More »
Time Magazine article brings total engagement to raise fund for cancer cure!
I have never read an article on cancer for more than 9nth times. Each time I read, I put the message into my hearts; and each time I read, I am totally overwhelmed forRead More »
Would the newly minted leader bring back the lost political fortune of the Liberal Party?
Spring is in the air; and it is also evident at the Liberal party planet where a new leader will inject a new and invigorating adrenalin to make the party alive and ready toRead More »