Fiesta Filipino 2020 – Virtual Celebration

Michelle Mak Community, Newcomer Information, Settlement & Community News

Fiesta Filipino is the biggest cultural festival representing the Filipino community of Calgary and the entire province of Alberta. The Filipino Canadian community of Alberta will come together and celebrate their heritage as a united group. In addition, this festival will also give their community a chance to share their beautiful and colourful heritage to every Albertan and Canadian. This …

Stay Healthy in the Heat!

Michelle Mak Community, Newcomer Information

During this Summer, it is important to be aware that extreme heat, and heat related illnesses are especially dangerous for infants and young children. “Heat illnesses include heat stroke, heat exhaustion, heat fainting, heat edema (swelling of the hands, feet and ankles), heat rash (prickly heat) and heat cramps (muscle cramps). They are mainly caused by over-exposure to heat or …

Virtual Canada Day Activities 2020

Michelle Mak Community, Fun Facts, Newcomer Information

2020 has been a year full of changes and adaptations, this includes having to celebrate Canada Day differently. Although everyone might have to be apart physically, but we can still celebrate together as a city and country. The following are some events/activities planned by the City of Calgary. Before Canada Day, you can start making plans to: Dress in red …