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Cruising along the Beluga Highway

Cruising along the Beluga Highway

Ron Cantiveros October 20, 2011 0

Polar Bear Spotting in Churchill Landing on a gravel runway in the middle of summer in Churchill, Manitoba pretty much threw out every image I had of the Polar Bear Capital of the World.

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Built for Manitoba Summers, Designed to Impress

Built for Manitoba Summers, Designed to Impress

Ron Cantiveros September 5, 2011 0

Driving a convertible in the summer in Manitoba is guaranteed to turn heads. Driving a convertible with a 5.0 litre V8 412hp engine added to the mix and you’ll catch everyone’s attention. The 2011

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2011 Ford F-150 4×4 V6 EcoBoost Platinum

2011 Ford F-150 4×4 V6 EcoBoost Platinum

Ron Cantiveros August 6, 2011 0

The Ford F-150 is sharp and tough! I wasn’t much of a truck guy and the Ford F150 Lariat 4×4 Platinum made me a convert. The red candy metallic finish also helped or as

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The Kubasa Pancit Project

The Kubasa Pancit Project

Ron Cantiveros July 20, 2011 0

Where Ukrainian and Filipino food collide, thanks to Twitter. As most good ideas come, there is some weird and interesting stuff that happens on Twitter. One of the latest Twitter topics of discussion was

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2011 Toyota Highlander AWD

2011 Toyota Highlander AWD

Ron Cantiveros July 5, 2011 0

Easy & fun to drive! A solid performer! The 2011 Toyota Highland V6 AWD drives like a Camry. On our road test, the Highlander rode quite smoothly over Winnipeg’s infamous pothole-laden streets. This mid-size

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Review: Ford 2011 Explorer Powerhouse SUV

Review: Ford 2011 Explorer Powerhouse SUV

Ron Cantiveros June 6, 2011 0

When asked if the Filipino Journal was interested in driving a 2011 Ford Explorer for a week? Absolutely was the quick and simple response. Ford Motor Company of Canada provided us with the award

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Go Jets Go! Winnipeg NHL team still nameless

Go Jets Go! Winnipeg NHL team still nameless

Ron Cantiveros June 6, 2011 0

The name of the new NHL team in Winnipeg is still up in the air. There have been a multitude of names suggested for the incoming Atlanta Thrashers so we decided to take a

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Happy Campers embrace their inner Voyageurs

Happy Campers embrace their inner Voyageurs

Ron Cantiveros March 21, 2011 0

First Filipino Journal Day at Festival du Voyageur Hé Ho!! The 42nd annual Festival du Voyageur is over and boy did we have fun during the 10-day winter festival. This year, the Filipino community

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Snowboarding in Manitoba

Snowboarding in Manitoba

Ron Cantiveros February 6, 2011 0

On a recent trip to Asessippi Ski Resort in Russell, Manitoba, I managed to find myself waist deep in snow on two separate occasions. I was actually doing fine until I started boarding on

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Skating with NHL hockey legends

Skating with NHL hockey legends

Ron Cantiveros December 5, 2010 0

On ice with Winnipeg Jet’s legend, Thomas Steen You can call it the highlight of my hockey career. Earlier this month, I was graciously invited to participate in a charity hockey game which featured

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