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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. 

Toronto’s Anti-Greek Riots of 1918 Changed the Face of the City Forever

The living memories of Toronto's 1918 anti-Greek riots may have faded, but the city's Greeks still remember the disturbing events of that day.

Chairman George: The Greek-Canadian who Became a Singing Superstar in China

A PhD-trained statistician for the federal agency Statistics Canada is an unlikely candidate for becoming a singing sensation anywhere—much less in China. But this is the surprising path the life of Canadian-born George Sapounidis took after 1999, when he...

The Legendary Greek Priest Who Served Four Generations of Canadians

The story of Father Nicholas Salamis, a Greek Orthodox priest, is also the story of Greek Canadians, from the time of the first immigrants

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.

Acropolis Museum Loans Kore Statue, Other Artifacts to Toronto

Starting on March 12, 2022, visitors to the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) in Toronto, can experience Kore 670 — a gift to a goddess, one of the best-preserved and most stunningly beautiful Korai statues from the Acropolis of Athens. To...

Russian Vodka Rebellion Begins in Canada, US in Solidarity to Ukraine

Liquor stores and bars in Canada and the US are pulling Russian vodka off their shelves in solidarity with Ukraine in a move already dubbed "Vodka Rebellion." In Ontario, Canada, Finance Minister Peter Bethlenfalvy directed the provincial Liquor Control Board...

The Freedom Convoy Fizzles Out: What Has it Achieved?

The so-called Freedom Convoy that paralyzed Ottawa, Canada for three weeks is fizzling out as police continue on Sunday to push protesters out of the city center. Around 170 people were arrested over the last couple of days, as police...

Ottawa Police Begin Arresting Protestors

Ottawa police began arresting Freedom Convoy protestors on Thursday, after threatening to do so earlier this week. Authorities first arrested Tamara Lich and Chris Barber. Lich, who leads the Freedom Convoy, was said to be detained for "aiding and abetting...

Elon Musk Causes Outrage by Comparing Justin Trudeau to Hitler

Elon Musk caused outrage in social media on Thursday by comparing Canada's PM Justin Trudeau to Hitler. The world's richest man posted a satirical meme on Twitter. “Stop comparing me to Justin Trudeau,” the meme read. At the bottom, it...

Ottawa Police Threaten to Arrest “Anyone Blocking Streets”

Police in Ottawa threatened protestors with arrest on Wednesday if they continued to block off the downtown area of the city. "You must leave the area now. Anyone blocking streets, or assisting others in the blocking of streets, are committing...

Direct Flights from Canada to Greece Will Start on April 2

Direct flights from Canada to Athens, Greece will begin on April 2, said the Greek Tourism Ministry on Wednesday following a meeting between Minister Vassilis Kikilias and Canadian Ambassador Mark Allen. For the first time, it said, these flights will...