June: Students for Democracy: Power to the People!

The Diversity Times  will be having its issue this coming June. One area that would be great to feature this spring will be the...

May: MFSF Kick-off, Heats Up!

The recently concluded Manitoba Filipino Street Festival (MFSF) kick-off for 2018 held at the McDermot Baptist Church was embraced by the community with gusto. After being...

April: Michelle Zabaro, Latin Fusion Intensity

I had the opportunity to watch Michelle Zabaro, singer of the Latin Fusion band, perform at the Sonix Bar and Grill last February 17,...

March: Johsa Manzanilla – Songs & Magic

Levy Abad Last November, we invited Johsa Manzanilla, Filipino-Canadian singer- songwriter of Amnesty International to perform at the La Solidaridad Latina organized by the Peace...

February: Andre Doumbe of ACOMI and His Legacy

Levy Abad September 2017 marked the passing of Andre Doumbe, Chair of the African Communities of Manitoba or ACOMI. It was during the time...

January: SEMFA, Ready for the Challenges of 2018

Last December 2nd, I went to Steinbach to attend the South East Manitoba Filipino Association (SEMFA) Christmas Party. I was happy to respond to...

December: Christmas, A Celebration of Life!

Levy Abad What's wrong with Christmas trees, colourful lights, buying and giving gifts for our loved ones?  While I was reflecting on the answer to...

October: Free Francisca Linconao: Resistimos! Part 2

Meeting and discussing about indigenous issues is good, but in the long term worthless if not matched by action. Any seed must touch the...

September: Free Francisca Linconao: Resistimos!

Seemingly, small events such as a forum of a hundred people may be perceived insignificant by the eye of the unconscientisized, but to anybody...

August: After Touch: Winnipeg’s Top Band of the 90’s (Part 2)

(By Levy Abad) Some Testimonies Most of the performances of After Touch were with visiting famous artists from the Philippines. As mentioned in the first part...