Ron Cantiveros
Canadian Pie

by Ron Cantiveros
ron@filipinojournal.com

Culinary romance on the Assiniboine

Culinary romance on the Assiniboine

Ron Cantiveros

There are amazing things happening in a little white tent nestled along the banks of the Assiniboine River as it meets with Red River. The trappers of the fur trade probably never had it

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Celebrating Canada’s Game at the 100th Grey Cup

Celebrating Canada’s Game at the 100th Grey Cup

Ron Cantiveros

There were many story lines leading up to the 100th Grey Cup between the Calgary Stampeders and the Toronto Argonauts. Of particular importance to me was Calgary Stampeder quarterback Kevin Glenn’s return to the

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The Filipino community helps to fill “Empty Bowls”

The Filipino community helps to fill “Empty Bowls”

Ron Cantiveros

The Filipino community is up to the challenge of feeding Winnipeg’s most hungry. In 2007, several Filipino community organizations rallied around Winnipeg Harvest’s World Record Food Drive. Those organizations included the Highlights Performing Group,

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Motivated by a billionaire knight!

Motivated by a billionaire knight!

Ron Cantiveros

Sir Richard Branson visits Winnipeg for a day It’s not every day that you get to hang out and listen to a billionaire, let alone a knight. A knight!! Sir Richard Branson spent a

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Northern Lights bring Manitoba skies to life!

Northern Lights bring Manitoba skies to life!

Ron Cantiveros

This happened! As I was driving home from Calgary earlier this month along the Trans-Canada Highway between Brandon and Winnipeg, a magnificent spectacle of lights danced across the skies to the north of me.

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Fun in the mud at the Dirty Donkey Mud Run

Fun in the mud at the Dirty Donkey Mud Run

Ron Cantiveros

The first inagural Dirty Donkey Mud Run at the Springhill Winter Park saw over 1,200 competitors, composed of solo racers and teams. All 1,200 participants basically signed waivers and agreed to run through mud,

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Weekend Escape to the Whiteshell

Weekend Escape to the Whiteshell

Ron Cantiveros

Taking time to stop and smell the pickerel and blueberries The weather we’ve had in Manitoba has been nothing short of spectacular. When I received a message about a weekend retreat in the Whiteshell,

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Down & Dirty Adventures

Down & Dirty Adventures

Ron Cantiveros

The mud was literally everywhere and I felt bad for the janitor that had to clean up after us. Running 5km on dry solid pavement is relatively easy. Throw in some obstacles, lots of

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Big Fish Tales on the Red River

Big Fish Tales on the Red River

Ron Cantiveros

The Travel Manitoba “Fish Tales” event was my fifth opportunity in my lifetime to go fishing and all five times, they’ve been in Manitoba waterways. The last time I went fishing was just under

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