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So I Decided to Throw my Name in the Hat to Run as Pickering City Councillor…
Dec02

So I Decided to Throw my Name in the Hat to Run as Pickering City Councillor…

When it was announced last week that there would be a By-election to fill Pickering’s Ward 1 vacant seat in City Council— a seat left vacant when Ward 1 Regional Councillor Jennifer O’Connell was elected as Pickering-Uxbridge MP this past October and current City Councillor for the ward, Kevin Ashe, was appointed to replace her— I decided to throw my name in the hat. Now, the hat is getting very crowded, as 10 other candidates are...

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Canadian Federal Elections: Are YOU ready to vote?
Oct09

Canadian Federal Elections: Are YOU ready to vote?

Canadians are gearing up for the upcoming 42nd Federal Election and have been for 11 long weeks now (the longest Canadian election campaign in recent history). This week it all comes to an end and come October 20th the Federal political landscape might either remain the same or go through a drastic change, depending on what voters decide. Voter apathy has been a problem that has plagued most municipal, provincial or federal elections...

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15 Romantic Spanish Songs for this Wedding Season
Jul08

15 Romantic Spanish Songs for this Wedding Season

It’s Wedding Season in North America and many couples are not only hoping to make their wedding day the most memorable and magical day of their lives, but also scrambling to make last minute adjustments and preparations for such an important event to go perfectly. So we at Alma Latina wanted to give you some pointers— especially if Latin culture would add that extra special touch to your nuptials— to make your special moment even more...

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Mid-Year Resolutions: Did you stick to your plan?
Jun30

Mid-Year Resolutions: Did you stick to your plan?

So we’re smack in the middle of the year and by now you will most likely have forgotten those important New Year’s Resolutions you made at the beginning of 2015. But why not treat our “Life Plan” as a business and do a mid-year review? Everyone’s usually pretty pumped at the start of a new year: a fresh new start is always exciting, right? After partying it up for Christmas and New Year’s, we usually turn a leaf come January and start...

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Alma Latina celebrates its Third Birthday!
Mar01

Alma Latina celebrates its Third Birthday!

Alma Latina Online Magazine turns 3 today! How time flies when you’re having fun! This effort has been a labour of love from day one, born out of a desire to inform and serve the two communities that we are so intrinsically connected to: the Hispanic community, our wonderfully rich and diverse culture we were so blessed to be born into and so fiercely proud to be a member of, and the Canadian community, the country that welcomed us,...

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Celebrating International Women’s Day – 2014
Mar08

Celebrating International Women’s Day – 2014

On this very important day for women all over the world, International Women’s Day, all of us—men and women—need to take a moment to pause and reflect on the many obstacles we’ve overcome, on everything that we’ve achieved and all the seemingly insurmountable issues and problems we’ve yet to conquer. We are lucky to live in a society where we all (or most), as a unity, understand and fight for gender equality—unlike many of our...

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