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Canada Owes 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.

Whale’s Majestic Move Brings Dramatic End to Marine Rescue

A whale’s majestic move has brought a dramatic end to a marine rescue mission off the coast of Texada Island in Western Canada. The mammal was intertwined last Friday in the ropes of a large buoy from prawn-harvesting gear. Canadian officials...

King Charles Sells Queen Elizabeth’s Beloved Race Horses

King Charles is preparing to sell the late Queen’s beloved race horses as he begins "winding down" his mother's racing operation. At Newmarket's Tattersalls this month, a third of the top racehorses he inherited will be sold, and top of...

Toronto Economic Forum to Connect Greece and Canada

The Hellenic Initiative Canada is partnering with the Delphi Economic Forum of Greece for the inaugural Toronto Economic Forum, a conference that will bring together government and business representatives from Greece and Canada. The conference will take place on October 17-18...

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.

Vikings Were in North America Before Columbus, Study Claims

Vikings from Greenland were living in North America's Newfoundland 1,000 years ago according to evidence from a recent study. Newfoundland is located in Maritime Canada. Scientists have suspected for years that Vikings had settled in the area, but had not been...

Greek-Canadian UFC Fighter Elias “The Spartan” Theodorou Dies at 34

Theodorou Elias, a former Greek-Canadian Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) fighter commonly known as ‘The Spartan,’ passed away at his home in Toronto, Canada on Sunday. The 34-year-old UFC fighter’s peaceful repose was confirmed through his official social media accounts “after...

Greeks in Canada Mark the Smyrna Catastrophe with Podcast Series

To commemorate the anniversary of the Smyrna Catastrophe exactly a hundred years ago, the Hellenic Heritage Foundation (HHF) has produced its latest historical podcast series Exodus: The Stories of 1922. In the days, weeks, and months that followed the Great...

At Least 10 Killed in Stabbing Rampage in Canada

Police in Canada says that at least ten people have been killed and another fifteen injured in a stabbing rampage in Canada's central Saskatchewan province on Sunday. The victims were found in thirteen locations in the James Smith Cree Nation...

The Greek Inventor of Hawaiian Pizza: Sam Panopoulos

Very few people know that the man who took the brave decision back in the 1960's to add pineapple to a pizza was a Greek immigrant to Canada.

Pope Francis ‘Begs Forgiveness’ Over Abuse at Catholic Schools in Canada

On Monday, Pope Francis apologized for the abuse suffered by Indigenous children at Canada’s church-run residential schools. The pontiff decried the country’s “catastrophic” residential school system and asked for forgiveness for the “evil committed by so many Christians.” His widely anticipated...

Rare Mummified Baby Woolly Mammoth Found in Canada

The mummified remains of a nearly intact baby woolly mammoth were discovered by miners in the Klondike gold fields of Canada’s far north last week. Members of the local Tr’ondek Hwech’in First Nation named the calf Nun cho ga, which...

Canada to Temporarily Decriminalize Drugs Such as Cocaine, Meth, Ecstasy

Residents of Canada's British Columbia caught with small amounts of drugs like cocaine, meth, and ecstasy (MDMA) won’t face criminal charges or have their drugs confiscated as part of a new three-year trial program in the province. The move comes...

The Nurse Who Saved Thousands from the Greek and Armenian Genocide

Sara Corning was a Canadian nurse who saved thousands of Armenian and Greek orphans during the Genocide in Turkey. Her life of dedication and offering to fellow human beings made her a prominent figure in Canada, Armenia, and Greece where...

Greek Doctor Uses Breakthrough AI to Improve Life of Cancer Patients

Dr. Peter Metrakos is a Greek doctor working on improving survival rates of cancer patients by using breakthrough artificial intelligence (AI) technology.