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The (not so) Super Visa for Parents and Grandparents (or how the Super Visa is more like Clark Kent)

The (not so) Super Visa for Parents and Grandparents (or how the Super Visa is more like Clark Kent)

Reis Pagtakhan

Last month, Citizenship and Immigration Canada announced that it would no longer accept family class sponsorships for parents and grandparents for at least 2 years. To compensate for the freeze on applications, a “Super

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Year-Ender in Music for 2011, part 2: Metal (On 40 New Metal Albums Released This Year)

Year-Ender in Music for 2011, part 2: Metal (On 40 New Metal Albums Released This Year)

aLfie vera meLLa

Many music fans and journalists claim that Metal—from Glam to Funk, to Progressive and Death—died in the 1990s. They’re wrong! Their interest in Metal music is the one that died, not Metal music itself;

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Ano’ng Hanap-hanap Mo sa Pilipinas tuwing Pasko?

Ano’ng Hanap-hanap Mo sa Pilipinas tuwing Pasko?

aLfie vera meLLa

(On Things Many Filipinos Abroad Miss in the Philippines Every Christmas Season) Kung ikaw ay dito na sa Canada nagkaisip, malamang hindi ka interesado sa Pasko sa Pilipinas. Subalit kung ikaw ay may-edad na

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Santa Claus and Rudolph Are in Town (Of Course! It’s Christmas)

Santa Claus and Rudolph Are in Town (Of Course! It’s Christmas)

aLfie vera meLLa

(On Distinguishing Reality from Fantasy yet Still Maintaining the Excitement) A coworker asked me if I encourage my kid to believe that Santa Claus is a real being. I said, no. I prefer to

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Fabulous with Liner

Fabulous with Liner

Tia Provici

Liner is such an important part to finishing off your eyes. Whether you want a natural or super dramatic look, when applied properly, it can make your eyes appear bigger and even more beautiful

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‘Coronarroyo Court’ under siege

‘Coronarroyo Court’ under siege

Perry Diaz

It happened in a blink! Yes, by congressional time speed, five hours is a blink. And that’s all it took the allies of President Benigno “P-Noy” Aquino III to call for a caucus and

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His Crowning Glory

His Crowning Glory

By Nene Pimentel As he was growing up during his mother’s presidency in the mid-eighties, I saw Noynoy Aquino as a child of privilege. In that stage of his life, he did not manifest

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Help Portrait. Giving back in time and talent.

Help Portrait. Giving back in time and talent.

Ron Cantiveros

In the spirit of the Christmas season, several Winnipeg photographers spent a Saturday afternoon in early December to give back in time and our collective photography talents to provide photos for those less fortunate.

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What Filipino Winnipeggers Can be Proud of

What Filipino Winnipeggers Can be Proud of

Levy Abad

by Adonis Fernandez While I was making a leisurely research on the history of Winnipeg’s Manila Road and Dr. Jose Rizal Way, I chanced upon an interesting (oral) research presentation by Kelly Philip (a

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Alam Mo Ba Na…?

Alam Mo Ba Na…?

Adonis Fernandez

The First Filipino Elected to Canadian Government: Rey Pagtakhan is the first Filipino-Canadian elected to the House of Commons, the first Filipino-Canadian to be appointed Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister (Jean Chrétien), and

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