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For babies and mothers who survived ‘Yolanda’


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PACO Guerrero with Gael and Aiden

As an only child, I grew up very close to my cousins. I am part of the youngest batch, which means I have a number of ate and kuya to look up to.

Posted: November 20th, 2013 in Columns,Headlines,Parenting | Read More »

This pizza is found only in Canada–and now in PH

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JAPANESE pizza with many toppings

There’s this chap from Britain, Gordon Ramsay, a superchef who went on to create the fanciest and most expensive pizza in the world, loaded with caviar, lobster etc. And he made it to the Guinness Book of World Records. And there he reigned for some time.

Posted: June 20th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Food,Headlines | Read More »

Oops! Miss Universe Canada crowns wrong winner

Denise Garrido (left) and real winner Riza Santos, a Philippine native  PHOTOS FROM BEAUTIESOFCANADA.COM

Losing is never easy, but for one unlucky contestant in Canada’s Miss Universe competition the bad news came 24 hours later—after she’d been crowned the winner.

Posted: May 30th, 2013 in Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Volunteering good for the heart—study

Salvation Army bell ringer volunteers ring their bells hoping for a donation into a kettle outside a Giant grocery store November 24, 2012, in Clifton, Virginia Volunteer work has long been touted as good for the soul, but the practice is also good for your heart, according to a study out Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, in the journal JAMA Pediatrics.  AFP/PAUL J. RICHARDS

Volunteer work has long been touted as good for the soul, but the practice is also good for your heart, according to a study out Monday in the journal JAMA Pediatrics.

Posted: February 26th, 2013 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Asia’s first airline now flies nonstop to Toronto, will also return to Europe and the Middle East

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TORONTO is home to the biggest number of Filipinos in Canada.

The Department of Tourism (DOT) appears closer to its goal of 10 million visitors by end of 2016 after receiving a major boost from the nation’s flag carrier.

Posted: January 19th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Travel | Read More »

Miss Universe reverses ban on transgender model

In this image by Miss International Queen via YouTube, Jenna Talackova of Vancouver, British Columbia speaks in a video interview at the 2010 Miss International Queen Competition in Thailand where she urged her supporters to sign an online petition seeking her reinstatement. AP

Canada’s Miss Universe pageant said Tuesday it would allow a transgendered model to compete in its pageant as long as Canada recognizes her gender as a woman.

Posted: April 4th, 2012 in Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Sablefish and Arctic char from Canada, lamb and wine from Sardinia


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My first instinct when attending another country’s food festival is to zero in on the unfamiliar. For the Canada Food Festival, it was beaver tail. It looked like a flattened doughnut (without the hole) and it tasted like it, dipped in a maple syrup concoction. It was explained that beaver is the country’s national animal.

Posted: November 17th, 2011 in Columns,Food | Read More »

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