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Canada Owes Its Popular Regina Pizza To Four Greek Immigrant Brothers

In Canada, pizza aficionados have to thank four Greek immigrants for the country’s own unique pizza, known as Regina Pizza.

Greek-Canadian Constantine Passaris Appointed to Order of New Brunswick

Greek-Canadian Constantine Passaris recently received the highest civilian honor from the Government of New Brunswick, Canada. He is the first Greek-Canadian in the history of this honor to be named to the Order of New Brunswick. Every year, ten individuals...

Growing Up Black in Greece: A Diplomat’s Daughter Recalls

Growing up black in Greece? Patricia Kumbakisaka, 31, one of Canada’s most accomplished young black women, has done it. Here she describes her life in Greece.

Canadian Woman First Person to be Diagnosed With “Climate Change”

A Canadian woman was diagnosed with 'climate change' on Monday after suffering intense symptoms following a record-setting heatwave. Dr. Kyle Meritt of British Columbia felt that using the term -- which is often reserved for describing humans' effect on the planet--...

Hockey Game Keeps Greek-Canadian Family Tradition Alive

Back in 1977, four Greek-Canadian boys -- all cousins, and sons of Greek immigrants to Canada -- started a pickup game of hockey in a front yard on Hochelaga Street in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan and began a tradition that...

Bicentennial of Greek War of Independence to be Marked in Toronto

The Hellenic Heritage Committee of Toronto will mark the bicentennial of the beginning of the Greek War of Independence with the dedication of a new plaque at a historic Greek community center in the city on October 30. The year...

Dramatic Footage of Greek Ship on Fire Off Vancouver Island, Canada

Canada's Coast Guard announced on Wednesday that the Greek-owned ship Zim Kingston has lost over 100 containers off the coast of Vancouver Island after listing in bad weather. Gillian Oliver, the Coast Guard’s advanced-planning unit leader, announced that waters were...

New Evidence Suggest Vikings Were in North America Before Columbus

New evidence from a study published on Wednesday indicates that Vikings from Greenland were living in Newfoundland 1,000 years ago. Newfoundland is located in Maritime Canada. Scientists have suspected for years that Vikings had settled in the area, but had not...

Greek-Canadian Drag Queen Pythia Stuns on “Canada’s Drag Race”

Greek-Canadian drag queen Pythia made a splash during the first episode of the second season of "Canada's Drag Race," which premiered on Crave on Thursday evening. Hailing from Montreal, Quebec, Pythia is the first performer of Greek heritage to be...

Justin Trudeau Wins Canada Elections, But Misses Majority

Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau won a victory in Monday’s parliamentary elections, though his Liberals would still need to work with other parties to form their second minority government. The Liberals were leading in 156 ridings, the Conservatives in 123,...

Canada-USA Border Now Open for Fully Vaccinated Travelers

Canada has officially opened the Canada--United States border to visitors for the first time in over a year. Canada had closed its borders during the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. Fully vaccinated United States citizens and permanent residents have...

Greek-Canadian MMA Fighters Celebrate Heritage an Ocean Away

Greek-Canadian MMA fighters Tom Theocharis and Elias Theodorou are managing successful athletic careers with each other to count on. 

Canada Border Opens to Vaccinated Americans on August 9

Canada announced that it will finally reopen its borders to Americans beginning August 9, and reopening to those from the EU in September.

751 Unmarked Graves Found in Former School For Indigenous Children in Canada

Hundreds of unmarked graves have been discovered at a former school for indigenous children in Canada. The graves were discovered at the Marieval Indian Residential School in the Saskatchewan province, as a result of the Cowessess First Nation new...

Canada to Lift Quarantine Requirement for Fully-Vaccinated Americans

Starting on July 5, Canada will drop its stringent quarantine requirements for all fully vaccinated United States residents.