Primrose Madayag Knazan is an award-winning Jewish Filipino-Canadian playwright and author. Her novel, Lessons in Fusion, was nominated for the Manitoba Book Award for Best First Book, both the Manitoba and Saskatchewan Young Readers Choice Awards, and won the Manitoba Book Award for Young Readers. Her play, Precipice, wonContinue Reading

The Government of Canada has identified community television and radio broadcasters as essential pillars of the nation’s media landscape. These community media outlets are uniquely positioned, offering irreplaceable services that commercial broadcasters cannot match. Unlike commercial media, community media are owned and governed by volunteer boards of directors and managedContinue Reading The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) discontinued the first-time homebuyer incentive.  Launched in 2019, the plan was meant to help reduce monthly mortgage payments for first-time buyers by having the federal government take on partial ownership of a property. The government offered a loan of up to 10 perContinue Reading The largest school division in Winnipeg is enthusiastic about offering Tagalog instruction to its students. The Manitoba Association of Filipino Teachers initiated the Filipino bilingual program, which started last September 2023 at Meadows West School. Paul Ong, vice principal of Meadows West School and Loreta Genota, a Filipino bilingualContinue Reading Ми чули не раз подібне висловлювання: “Хочеш виховати дитину певним чином – не проблема, але спочатку спробуй виховати сам себе”. Однак, попри категоричність цього твердження, авторка книги “(Не)Щасливе батьківство” Гантер Кларк-Філдс чудово розуміє – ми не живемо у стерильному вакуумі. Часто ми самі зростали у емоційно незрілих сім’ях, томуContinue Reading

Pride Month is underway. The month is dedicated to the education and normalization of diverse gender identities, sexual orientations, and relationships. It was only in 2004 that Manitoba became the fifth province in Canada to legalize same-sex marriage.  Progress has always been hard fought for, with 250 individuals ready toContinue Reading