Tag: Filipino community

St FX gym explodes with Ati-Atihan Santo Nino pandemonium

The Saint Francis Xavier gymnasium on Great Northern Way was pandemonium last night as the Filipino community gathered nearly 70 -strong for the 28th annual Vancouver celebration of Ati-Atihan Day, organized by the irrepressible Jojo Quimpo and his… Read More

Hot July Sunday

On a hot July Sunday in Vancouver, thousands Walk with the Dragon in Stanley Park, hundreds jam the beer garden at the Vancouver Folk Music Festival at Jericho Beach, and a big crowd turns out at the Capri… Read More

Espee Gonzales crowned Valentine Queen

A striking feature of Vancouver’s Filipino community its the strong social network. Organizations like the Multicultural Helping House, which offers services to people of all origins, has a strong Filipino membership that gathered at MHH’s Fraser St. office… Read More

Nanay: Filipino word meaning “mother”

More documentary than drama, Nanay, a testimonial play about the experience of live-in caregivers that concluded today at Chapel Arts, is a challenge to Canadians who think they understand Canada’s immigration system — or our child care and… Read More