In celebration of its seventh anniversary, Caring for Our Environment Manitoba (CEM), a registered non-profit organization, continues its dedicated efforts towards fostering a sustainable and equitable society. Established on June 5, 2017, in conjunction with World Environment Day, CEM has become a vital part of the environmental landscape inContinue Reading 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 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 Jacki Wild runs the first Philippine restaurant in Winnipeg’s south end. However, her background is not in food but in the non-profit sector, communications, marketing and fund-raising roles before ending up as a restaurant owner. Inspired by the Manitoba Filipino Business Council, she took the leap of faith, startingContinue Reading