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Visiting Lola passes away, Insurance Expired, Asking for Assistance

Grandparents have genuine love for their grandkids. It is to the extent that they can fly thousands of miles away from home just to take care of them. This commonly happens to Filipino families residing abroad who don’t have anyone else to help them take care of their kids while …

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Editor’s Pick: Living Expenses in Canada

This article has been long overdue. It happens to be in my drafts for over a year now. Don’t worry I made sure that the figures are still accurate. To be honest, this was intended to be a comparison of cities but I have decided to just share this with …

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#RealTalk: Reality Behind Lies About the OFW Life

It is a popular notion in the Philippines that people who work abroad are having enjoyable lives away from home. This is the main reason why there is a predominant OFW culture in the country. You can ask students in schools today and most of them would tell you that …

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Look: The Top 6 Canadian Provinces with Huge Filipino Presence

Canada is one of the top destinations in the world, may it be for tourism or immigration. There are many reasons why it is and one will only find these out if one tries to learn more about the country. Being a vast country, Canada has a lot to offer …

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#PinoyCanada Wins The First Ever Award for Immigration & Settlement Category

Editor and Chef – Jonats & Master Chef Jeremy Senaris – PhotoCredit: HB Photography Speechless! I wasn’t able to have the chance to compose what was in my mind into a speech on the night of the occasion as others have witnessed. You can say I was in a state …

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LOOK: Fil-Canadian Mikey Bustos is Coming to Canada, I WEAR SPEEDOS TOUR

Meet Toronto-born Pinoy YouTube personality, Mikey Bustos. You might have just seen his most recent viral video of a parody of “Despacito”, entitled “I Wear Speedos.” It currently has over 14 million views on YouTube.   Mikey joined  the reality show Canadian Idol back in 2003 where finished eighth place. …

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Editor’s Pick: 5 Most Stable Jobs in Canada

Most Pinoys move to Canada for a better life. First thing they do as they settle in is to look for a job. When in a new environment, especially with a different culture, one would look for any job. That is why there are the survival jobs. These survival jobs …

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Immigrant Story: Filipino Architect making BIG waves in Canada

#WhoAMi Q. Tell me about yourself? A. I am Dennis Yabut, born and raised in Pampanga, Philippines and had a Bachelor degree in Architecture in FEU Q. How long you’ve been here in Canada? A. I have been here for 4 years together with my wife and 2 children Q. …

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Immigrant Story: Undergrad High School to Canada? No Problem!

Not everyone is lucky enough to get a college degree. Since education is one of the considerations in the Comprehensive Ranking System for Canada, a lot might have already been discouraged to even try to apply. Well, no one should be discouraged. Do not worry if you just have your …

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Editor’s Pick: The Struggle is Real – Part 2

Part 1: Click here THE START OF ‘W’s First W – Finding our own place at Watt Street After a month of staying at our relatives’ place, my wife and I moved to our own apartment. Without a permanent job, it was tough paying the bills without a stable source …

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