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Taas Noo Batang Filipino

Taas Noo Batang Filipino

by: Johsa Manzanilla Recently, I sat down with a young American who had recently moved to Canada and discussed some of the differences between American and Canadian politics. In our conversation, he aired many

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Letter to the editor

Letter to the editor

I was dismayed to read that Liberal Leader Michael Ignatieff insinuated that Winnipeg North Conservative candidate Julie Javier’s candidacy was unfair because of her Filipino heritage, and that she was only running to steal

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Sir George R. Poblete, KGOR Appointed Canada Region Commander

Sir George R. Poblete, KGOR Appointed Canada Region Commander

The Rizal Supreme Council in Manila appointed Sir George R. Poblete, KGOR as the Canada Region Commander for the RY 2010-2012. Appointed with him are Sir Dr. Tom Virey, KGOR as Deputy Canada Region

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Rizal Canada to Celebrate their 11th Commanders Ball  on Nov. 20, 2010

Rizal Canada to Celebrate their 11th Commanders Ball on Nov. 20, 2010

The Canada Region Council held their Commanders Meeting in Scarborough on Sep. 30. They discussed their plans for their 11th Rizal Commanders Bal that will be held in Rembrandt on Saturday, Nov. 20,

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Glee Sing Off Winnipeg!

Glee Sing Off Winnipeg!

This fall, a unique fundraising initiative will take place to help raise funds for The Sara Riel Foundation. You love the show now is your chance to have that experience LIVE! Don’t miss the

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Concert kicks off St. Peter’s fundraising for a new church building

Concert kicks off St. Peter’s fundraising for a new church building

The Filipino community is growing; and the Catholic congregation of St. Peter Church is growing too. In view of this continuous growth, St. Peter Church has to find ways to build a much bigger

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UMSigaw’s September Programs Preview

UMSigaw’s September Programs Preview

Hey guys! It’s been a nice and warm summer, and just before the fall season starts I’m here on behalf of UMSigaw to provide an early preview of some of our upcoming activities. On

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Mike Pagtakhan’s 2010 Bike-B-Q Fun Ride

Mike Pagtakhan’s 2010 Bike-B-Q Fun Ride

Over 60 participants braved the rain for Councillor Mike Pagtakhan’s 2nd annual Bike-B-Q Fun Ride was held last August 28. The fun ride made its way from Northgate Shopping Centre all the way to

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Local Filipino band Narra performs at Sept. 11’s Dragonboat Fest

Local Filipino band Narra performs at Sept. 11’s Dragonboat Fest

The Filipino original-music scene in Manitoba is still very young. Only last year did the community see the slow rise of local Filipino bands that compose and perform their original music. One of these

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ICAPEA Workshop Update

ICAPEA Workshop Update

by Gemma Dalayoan The Innovative Cultural Approaches in the Prevention of Elder Abuse (ICAPEA) had its second workshop entitled,” Cultural Barriers and Elder Abuse”, held at the Philippine Canadian Centre of Manitoba ( PCCM)

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