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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...

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

Polar Bear Swim: Century-old Tradition Launched by Greek Immigrant

Polar Bear Swim: The title sort of speaks for itself, launched in Canada in 1920 by Greek immigrant Peter (Pete) Pantages.

Greek Canadian Couple Wins Lottery and Shares Prize with Staff

A Greek-Canadian couple that won $500,000 in a November lottery said they will use part of the prize to give a Christmas bonus to their staff at their restaurant. Emmanuel and Stavroula Savvaidis won after playing the Extra from the...

Greek-Canadian Constantine Passaris Appointed to Order of New Brunswick

Greek-Canadian Constantine Passaris recently received the highest civilian honor from the Government of New Brunswick, Canada. He is the first Greek-Canadian in the history of this honor to be named to the Order of New Brunswick. Every year, ten individuals...

Greek-Canadian MMA Fighters Celebrate Heritage an Ocean Away

Greek-Canadian MMA fighters Tom Theocharis and Elias Theodorou are managing successful athletic careers with each other to count on. 

Greek-Canadian Musician Katherine Filippeos Releases New Single

Greek-Canadian musician Katherine Filippeos has released a single entitled "Breathe Into Me," inspired by Superman, her "favorite superhero."

The Greek Pilot Who Makes Wishes of Canadian Children Come True

Dimitri Neonakis, a Greek-Canadian pilot from Messinia who lives and works in Nova Scotia, Canada, impresses all in the local community with his inspiring way of expressing his solidarity with his fellow citizens -- especially the younger ones. Following the...

First Woman to Own a Cannabis Store in Ontario Is a Greek-Canadian

The CANVAS cannabis store in Ontario is expanding, with a new location in Mount Dennis in Toronto and its Greek-Canadian owner will donate 50 per cent of profits from its opening days to a local food bank. The community-focused CANVAS...

Riveting Documentary Shows Life of Greeks in 1960s Montreal

"The 80 Goes to Sparta" is a touching documentary showing the life of Greeks living in Montreal in the late 1960s, produced by the National Film Board of Canada. Writer and director Bill Davies opens with a shot from within...