Greek-Canadian Katherine Filippeos Releases New Single
Greek-Canadian singer, songwriter and musician, Katherine Filippeos, just released her new single entitled “No Pain No Glory.” It is the second in a series of releases that encourage introspection and self-observation while relating darkness to a polarity of optimism...
Justin Trudeau Joins Montreal’s Greek Independence Parade
Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau walked in Montreal's Greek Independence parade on Sunday afternoon. A sea of white and blue flags dominated the parade in the Parc-Extension neighborhood. The parade, whose grand marshal was Quebec’s minister responsible for the fight against...
Greek Canadian Billionaire Apostolopoulos Bids for NFL’s Commanders
Greek Canadian billionaire Steve Apostolopoulos has emerged as the latest bidder for the NFL's Washington Commanders, US media report. Apostolopoulos is the managing partner of Triple Group of Companies, a Toronto real estate firm. He is also the co-founder and...
Greek FM Dendias Meets Greek Canadian Community in Montreal
Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias paid a visit to the Hellenic Community Centre of Greater Montreal and thanked the Canadian diaspora for preserving Greek culture and language. "I'd like to thank you from the bottom of my heart, on behalf...
Canadian Teenager Won $36 Million in the Lottery
A Canadian teenager won $36 million in the lottery with the first ticket she ever bought. University student Juliette Lamour, 18, said that her grandfather had suggested that she buy the ticket. The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation announced that Lamour...
Polar Bear Swim: Tradition Launched by Greek Immigrant in Canada Returns
Polar Bear Swim: The title sort of speaks for itself, launched in Canada in 1920 by Greek immigrant Peter (Pete) Pantages.
Canadian Polar Bears Disappearing Rapidly
A recent survey found that populations of polar bears in the western Canadian Arctic, including the western section of Hudson Bay, are rapidly declining. Specifically, the populations of female bears and young bears have dropped drastically. Each year for the...
THI Canada & THI Australia Joint End of Year Appeal for Greece
The Hellenic Initiative Canada and The Hellenic Initiative Australia have launched the End of Year Global Appeal for Greece to help provide a little joy and hope to Greek families in need this Christmas. “THI Australia is delighted to be...
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...