Filipino-Canadian In Focus

J. Torres: The man behind Teen Titans Go!

Sitting inside a room battling with tons of storylines in mind, coming up with a stirring plot for the next series, and handling tight headlines while maintaining high standards of works are the scenarios that a comic book artist encounters. No ifs, ands, or buts— it takes a lot of guts to be in the …

The Champion of Filipino-Canadians: Sen. Tobias C. Enverga, Jr.

On the morning of November 16, an unexpected news permeated the Canadian political arena and the Filipino community in Canada. The Honourable Senator Tobias C. Enverga, Jr., was reported to have died while on a trip abroad. Letters of condolences started to pour in as the day progressed, all marked with sadness and recognition of …

Danica Tan: A Brand of Style

As an old maxim goes, love what you do, and you’ll never have to work a day in your life. True to that, Filipino-Chinese blogger from British Columbia Danica Tan wakes up every day doing what she wholly enjoys – from being a Fashion and Beauty Digital Influencer plus content creator to Social Media Marketing …

Inside the ‘lawyer’s suit’: A peek at Kristian Arciaga’s life

Tucked suit with no creases, a briefcase on the right hand, and an unwrinkled necktie – eyes follow as the lawyer takes the courtroom floor, his steps and words echoing to the walls. It is easy to make out the details of a lawyer with this imagery, but a lawyer’s work is not limited to …

Winning Not All About The Championship Trophy

Two years ago, I envisioned bringing back home a group of special kids to showcase their basketball talent and let them experience the beauty of their ancestral country. With the help of friends, networks, and technology, I got hold of few collegiate and university coaches to schedule exhibition games. I also got in touch with …

Frances Samson: Dancing for Her Star!

It is not very often that one gets to talk to young people of Filipino descent and find them freely speaking of their own dreams, sans the influence of their Filipino parents. Or, may be being born and or having lived on this side of the world has seen a development of a totally different …

The Making of a Champion: Calista Espinosa

In the international arena of wrestling, a Filipino-Canadian teenager is stealing the spotlight from the rest of the world. She bore the Canadian flag at Pan-American Wrestling Championship in Peru. She is the only Filipino in the Cadet Women’s Pan-Am Team and in September, she will be the only Filipino to compete at the Wrestling …

Trinity Wambolt: Plunged into Rockstar Fame in Philippine Soccer and Loving the Warm Welcome of a Second Home

They are called second or third generation Filipinos in Canada or elsewhere in the world where Pinoy immigrants choose to settle. But what do children born of a migrant Filipino parent think of the Philippines? Or, do they even think of the Philippines at all? Regardless of how much or how little these later generations …

Bobby Maglalang: Amazingly Proving There’s Life After 50 as a Canadian Immigrant

Immigrants who come to Canada at age 50 and up are often times beset with doubts and fears that they are too old to start a new career or simply find a job in this side of North America. More often than not, this age group are those who have had successful careers back from …

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