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Category: Featured Articles

Fierce & Confident

Plus-size model Katrina Gumabao has had a whirlwind year. From visiting new cities to falling in love, she’s also walked the runway for Pulp Fashion Week Paris, and most stunningly, New York Fashion Week. Things are looking up for this gorgeous girl, who maintains that her healthy attitude in life comes from the grace of

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The Filipina Iron Woman

Two-time Ironman World Championships qualifier and triathlon coach Ani de Leon-Brown is a firm believer in the power of having a winning mindset when training for an athletic event, which is why we look to her for gems of motivation and empowerment especially in the area of women and sports. To celebrate Women’s Month, as

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Faith, Family & Service: The Pillars of Leadership

Lt.-Col Joseph Nonato shares how he leads the Royal Regiment of Canada, the largest and oldest regiment in the country Lt.-Col. Joseph Nonato felt a big gaping hole in his heart for years. It was never filled until a trip to the Philippines a decade ago. During his deployment in Afghanistan, he chose to visit

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Ika-150 Kaarawan Canada

As the country celebrates its sesquicentennial anniversary, Filipino-Canadians look at its contribution to Canada’s multicultural society Are you 148? 149? 150? To which Canada yells, from coast-to-coast, “Stop, eh!” Canada will celebrate its 150th year of confederation come July 1st, but the party has begun since the fireworks lit up the night sky during the

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Sofia Cope Overcoming Self-Doubt and Pursuing Growth

We are often so caught up in our daily lives that we forget to do what makes us happy. Or maybe we’re already there, but we continue to struggle with our demons, those little voices that tell us that we’re not good enough, not pretty enough, not talented enough—that kind of talk. I’m sure you’re

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Should you take a Food Intolerance Test?

Mari Jasmine Shares Her Story Food intolerances refer to difficulty digesting certain foods, and can manifest through a wide array of symptoms. The most common of these symptoms are  bloating, skin problems, headaches or migraines, bowel problems, and weight control issues. Food intolerances do not manifest as soon as you eat the food you’re intolerant

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Passion Forward With Rocky Gathercole: Fashion Rebel With a Cause

Filipino avant-garde designer Rocky Gathercole has made a name for himself through his uncon-ventional fashion aesthetic. Having dressed the likes of Hollywood femme fatales such as Lady Gaga, Britney Spears, Katy Pery, Sia and Thalia, Gathercole has indeed proven to be a force to be reckoned with in the fashion industry. The designer also has

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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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Down But Not Out

Boxing purists and mixed martial arts enthusiasts are known to never back down from a fight. In defence of their respective crafts, even more so. For decades, boxing owned the throne as the undisputed leader in must-see combat sports. With a shortage of marquee names, its death has been reported countless times, all of them

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