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Category: Family

A Weekend at Sandbanks

Don’t bother getting into a plane if you’re into sandy beaches and cool water. There are several beaches that will surely provide the relaxing and perfect summer weekend getaway you are looking for. More so, they are only a few hours drive from Toronto. One of them is Sandbanks Provincial Park. It is among the

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KUBO Alaska Highway

The Great Canadian Adventure

The weather feels more like winter than spring. But this should not deter you from planning your next great Canadian getaway, whatever the season is. So what is Kubo Magazine’s suggestion? Let’s take it up a notch. It’s time to plan for a great Canadian adventure! RIDE THE WAVES IN TOFINO, BC Tofino has attracted

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#RiseUp

In the wake of #metoo and recent school shooting in Florida, I began to question “who was responsible?” The #metoo points out that women were the victims. Victims…the word itself did not sit too well with me. Why do we need to be victims? Why are we so afraid to say “no”? And if we

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Canada’s Illustrious Filipino Laid To Rest

  SENATOR TOBIAS ENVERGA JR. may be considered one of the most Illustrious Filipino-Canadians in this country. He was the first FilipinoCanadians to serve in the Senate of Canada after his appointment to the red chamber by then Prime Minister Stephen Harper five years ago. I will not forget the first time I was introduced

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More Fun in the Philippines: Northern Luzon Trip

In 23 days, 7 churches, 4 cemeteries, 3 caves and more than 10 islands (excluding restaurants and shopping malls) by plane and privately rented van, we toured Northern Luzon plus Coron.   The Mission What compelled me to go back to the Philippines, after 15 years, was to reunite our father and mother. When my

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From M16 to JOHN 3:16

When Don Quilao got a letter to be a part of the Canadian delegation to Asia in the fall of 2012, he thought it was a spam and decided to set it aside. Two days later, the prime minister’s office called to ask for the documents, to which he confusingly replied: “What documents?” A few

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My First Crush

“Hi, Joi. It’s Tony. Remember me?” Intrigued, I clicked his Facebook account and switched back to our chat: “Yes! We were university classmates in Manila, Philippines in the 80s. How are you?” We exchanged fast facts summarizing the last 30 years. We’re now both married with great spouses and awesome kids, stable jobs, blah blah.

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A Slice of Home

The Philippines has always been a meeting place of the East and the West. Our history and culture have stirred Malay, Spanish, American and Chinese influences for centuries. Our Filipino identities are founded on these cross-cultural encounters, making for fertile soil for Philippine creativity and innovation. Despite all of the migrating and re-rooting in my

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