Canada Living

Cultural Access Pass: a gift to new Canadians

February 28, 2016 Cristina 1

The proposed changes in  the Citizenship Bill C-24 announced by Minister John McCallum was a trending topic in Canada even until the weekend…. My family and I became Canadian citizens in  2014, even before all these talks about “Canadian […]

Filipino Things

Our Miss Universe is Finally Home

January 23, 2016 Cristina 0

On Saturday, at around  6 in the morning (Philippines time), Pia Wurtzbach, the newly crowned Miss Universe 2015 arrived at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 2.  Philippine’s 3rd Miss Universe was finally home! I intentionally woke […]

Canada Living

An All-in-One ID Card for Manitobans

January 12, 2016 Cristina 0

As of January 11, 2016, it has been confirmed that Manitobans will have an all-in-one Personal Identification Card (PIC) in their wallets by fall of 2017. The provincial government has approved the PIC, which combines […]

Filipino Things

Why AlDub Captured the Hearts of the Filipinos?

October 28, 2015 Cristina 0

Last October 24, 2015’s “Sa Tamang Panahon” proved that  “AlDub” is really the most popular “breakout” love team. Last Saturday’s event marked as the biggest event for the 36-year old Philippine noontime variety show, Eat […]

Pinoys in Canada

4th Manitoba Filipino Street Festival

August 27, 2015 Cristina 0

According to 2011 Canadian census there are around 61,270 Filipinos in Manitoba, in fact, the Filipino community is the largest visible minority group in Winnipeg.  We Filipinos are also known for our festivities, here in Winnipeg, […]

Filipino Things

Let’s Talk Bekenese

August 20, 2015 Cristina 1

Philippines has about 120 to 175 languages, including Filipino and English which are considered to be the country’s official languages, but aside from these 2 languages, it is very common now to a lot of […]