A Tribute to Mel Tobias

A Tribute to Mel Tobias
Category: Community

Mel Tobias (1939-2017), a world wanderer, was a man of many parts with many friends who loved him. He was always looking for “a place where his spirit can run free.” He found “his corner of the sky” in Vancouver, British Columbia. He became the quintessential Vancouverite – learning, earning, yearning and living for life. He made every minute of his life count.

Stretching your donation dollars wisely

Stretching your donation dollars wisely
Category: Community

As we head into the season of giving, it may be wise to take a moment to consider who gets a gift or a lump of coal, especially when it comes to donations. Here are five things to keep in mind when deciding to part with your hard-earned money for a good cause.

What Filipinos are thankful for in Canada

What Filipinos are thankful for in Canada
Category: Community

In Canada, the tradition of getting together with loved ones over a large feast to express gratitude for a happy event and other blessings goes back many years. It began long before the Pilgrims arrived in the United States and started a similar celebration there. But it was only in 1957 when the second Monday in October was proclaimed a statutory holiday for Canadian Thanksgiving.