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Can You Have a Marriage of Convenience in Provincial Nominee Applications?

Can You Have a Marriage of Convenience in Provincial Nominee Applications?

Reis Pagtakhan

Under immigration law, Canadian citizens or permanent residents who marry or enter into a common-law relationships with someone outside of the country must prove their relationship is genuine and was not entered primarily for

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Aruba, “One Happy Island”

Aruba, “One Happy Island”

Gem and Lita

Aruba at a glance: Location – Lies in the southern Caribbean, north of Venezuela and east of Colombia. Capital – Oranjestad (literally “Orangetown”) Area – 179 sq. kms. (69 sq. mi.) Climate – Hot

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We Are Not the Same

We Are Not the Same

aLfie vera meLLa

(On Acknowledging and Understanding Cultural Differences) One day during breaktime at work, a coworker and I had a small chat about racial discrimination. She said that we should not think about different colors or

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Many Canadians Are Friendly; Some Filipinos Are Stupid

Many Canadians Are Friendly; Some Filipinos Are Stupid

aLfie vera meLLa

(On the Importance of Quantifying Adjectives in Avoiding Hasty Generalization) “Canadians are friendly.” Do you agree? What about the snobbish or hostile Canadian lady you encountered at Walmart one weekend? Okay, “Canadians are snobbish.”

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Makeover of The Mind

Makeover of The Mind

Tia Provici

Did this photo grab your attention? FANTASTIC!!!! Now keep reading. For this issue, I thought we’d change things up. We’re going to take a mini-break from makeup artistry tips and look at the core

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The 2016 presidential race is on!

The 2016 presidential race is on!

Perry Diaz

Well, folks, the 2016 presidential race is on! And as we get closer to Election Day – that’s four short years away – the battle would intensify and get really nasty… I mean, very

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2013 Mazda CX-5: New Zoom Zoom Appeal

2013 Mazda CX-5: New Zoom Zoom Appeal

Ron Cantiveros

I was warned that the starting up the new Mazda CX-5 would be loud. They weren’t kidding. The 2013 Mazda CX-5 represents Mazda’s new SKYACTIV approach of Mazda’s lighter weighted vehicles and efficient powertrains.

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Summer bits and pieces:  On smiles, books, and highways

Summer bits and pieces: On smiles, books, and highways

Joan Duhaylungsod

So how has your summer been? Sure, we had scorching temperatures in the past three months, and while we can only hope that summer feeling extends through fall, there is no way to stop

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Father Emmett Retires

Father Emmett Retires

Dr. Eusebio Koh

It is with deepest regret that the parish priest of our church here in Regina, Father Emmett Morrissey, retired on August 1 after eighteen years. He was perhaps the best priest in town, dearly

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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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