Former Masset resident voted Top 25 Canadian immigrant

  • Sep. 25, 2013 7:00 a.m.

submitted article–Luisa Marshall, formerly from Masset, was voted as RBC’s and Canadian Immigrant Magazine Top 25 Canadian Immigrants 2013. This yearly search started with 600 nominated immigrants across Canada and “I was called with the exciting news that I was in the Top 75 at first, then later I was told I was in the Top 25” said Ms Marshall. She was featured on the same page as Steve Nash from the NBA who was one of the other Top 25 recipients this year. Luisa, also known as the World Rock ‘n Roll Tribute Artist Champion as Tina Turner, is also the host of Shaw Multicultural Cable 116 variety talk show, Simply The Best, The Luisa Marshall Show, Mondays, at 9 pm. She’s highlighted in the book “My Filipino Connection, The Philippines in Hollywood” as one of the talents with Filipino heritage making it on the international stage. Award winning singer/performer Luisa Marshall and her band will be coming later this month with her cover band (The Luisa Marshall Band – Formerly Big Night Out) to entertain the people of Haida Gwaii. Former Masset residents Steve Marshall and Luisa with their daughter Kim on guitar will be joined by two other season musicians to rock the islands and to pay tribute to their long time loyal friend Sheila Williams.? It’s Friday September 27 at 10 pm at Mile Zero Pub in Masset, and Saturday September 28, 10 pm at the Skidegate small hall Tickets presale only, Janine or Kathy Williams 778-260-7777 or 250-637-1543

Just Posted

Divided worldviews at play in debate over ocean fertilization

New study looks at attitudes that shaped reaction to controversial experiment off Haida Gwaii

Tlellagraph: Breathing, beach parties, and being happy at home

By Janet Rigg I’m going to take you back in time, to… Continue reading

B.C. turns up the heat

Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for most the province due to high temperatures

A rebuilding year for Richardson Ranch

Workshop and boarding kennels re-open a year after fire rocks Richardson Ranch

Cumshewa Head Trail revisited

By John Wood Toward the end of May, John Wesley and I… Continue reading

Canada won’t ‘play politics’ on U.S. migrant children policy

The U.S. government is under fire over its ”zero tolerance” policy

Ottawa Senators trade Mike Hoffman, less than a week after allegations involving partner

Following the trade Senators make no mention of allegations against Hoffman’s partner

Late goal gives England 2-1 win over Tunisia

At the last World Cup in 2014, England couldn’t even win a game

Canadian military police officer pleads not guilty to sex assault

Sgt. Kevin MacIntyre, 48, entered his plea today at a court martial proceeding in Halifax

Cheers erupt as Federal Court judge approves historic gay purge settlement

Gay military veterans said they were interrogated, harassed and spied on because of their sexuality

Remains of two people found on Vancouver Island

Officials have not said whether or not the remains belong to two missing men, last seen in Ucluelet in mid-May

Helping B.C.’s helpers cope

The MRT has helped almost 7,000 first responders and street workers in 57 communities in B.C.

Border officials argue B.C. man’s Facebook posts threat to Canada’s security

A B.C. Supreme Court judge acquitted Othman Hamdan of terrorism charges last September

Reena Virk’s mother has died

Both of Virk’s parents became activists against bullying in wake of daughter’s death

Most Read