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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--...

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...

Greek-Canadian Fast Food Giant Celebrates 20 Year Anniversary

Greek-Canadian fast food chain Opa! of Greece is celebrating 20 years of introducing Greek food to a wider Canadian clientele. The chain has contributed to the recognition of Greek cuisine in Canada and has earned a reputation based on...

Stavros Niarchos Foundation Reboots the Greek Language in British Columbia

The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Centre for Hellenic Studies at Simon Fraser University in Burnaby, British Columbia, has just welcomed their first group of interns for their program Rebooting the Greek Language. The Foundation has donated a CA$2million grant to Simon...

New Statue Will Honor Pioneering Spirit of Greek Explorer

  Greek explorer Ioannis Phokas (Greek: Ἰωάννης Φωκᾶς) better known by his Spanish name, Juan de Fuca, is to be honored with a statue in Vancouver -- despite previous claims he never existed at all. Born in 1536 on the Greek Ionian...

Greek Shipping Company in Vancouver Oil Spill, Off the Hook For Now

  According to the British Columbia Court of Appeals, the Greek shipping company that had been accused of operating the vessel that spilled thousands of liters of fuel into Vancouver's English Bay, was not properly served to result in the...

Get Ready for Greek Festival Season 2016 [video]

Greek summer festivals are one of the most anticipated events of the season for both Greeks and non-Greeks alike. The good news is that there are plenty of festivals to choose from throughout almost every state in the Union and in most...

Greek Activists Protest Against Eldorado Gold in Vancouver

Activists from Greece traveled more than 7,500 kilometers to Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, to protest in front of the Eldorado Gold Corporation's headquarters. The Greek mine opponents read a letter addressed to the company’s president presenting the social and...