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Michael Musi Interview: Mental Health in New Show “Something Undone”

Michael Musi is the writer and creator behind the new Canadian TV show, "Something Undone". The show, which debuted on CBC Gem on March 26, is a dark psychological thriller that touches on themes of mental health, loss, and...

Chairman George: The Greek-Canadian who Became an Unlikely 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 China. But that is the amazing turn that the life of Canadian-born George Sapounidis took after 1999,...

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.

Greek-Canadian Constantine Passaris Listed in Who’s Who in Greece 2021

Constantine Passaris, a Greek-Canadian economics professor at the University of New Brunswick at Fredericton is included in the prestigious inaugural edition of "Who's Who in Greece 2020" for his long and distinguished service to his home country. Who's Who in...

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...

Greek Canadian Artist Katherine Filippeos Brings Joy with New Christmas Song

Katherine Filippeos, a Greek-Canadian musician based in Athens, has released a beautiful new Christmas song called "King of Kings," perfect for bringing joy and reflection this holiday season. The heart-warming song provides a much-needed dose of peace and hope for...

Canadians Now Banned from Traveling to Greece

In what came as a surprise move, Greek authorities on Sunday banned flights from Canada in a new ruling originating from the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority. The new restriction will be in place at least until November 8, 2020, according to...

Greek-Canadian Cycles to Ottawa to Help Find Cure for Ill Son

A Greek-Canadian father who lives in East York, Ontario, a suburb of Toronto, has now fulfilled his quest to bicycle 450 km to raise money to help save his son, who suffers from a  rare disease. Terry Pirovolakis had never...

New Online Platform “Staellinika” Reconnects Greeks Abroad with Culture, Language

The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Centre for Hellenic Studies at Simon Fraser University and the General Secretariat for Public Diplomacy and Greeks Abroad of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced the full release of Staellinika, a new online platform which...