Greek-Canadian

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...

The Legendary Greek Orthodox Priest Who Served Four Generations of Canadians (video)

The story of Father Nicholas Salamis is also the story of Greek Canadians, from the time the first immigrants set foot on the land until today, where the Greek community has become an integral part of Canadian society. Father Salamis...

Fourteen-Year-Old Greek-Canadian Conquers Formula 4

Nico Christodoulou is a fourteen-year old Greek-Canadian Formula 4 driver, whose achievements and driving talent have already made him one of the most promising rising stars in the field of car racing. Born in Toronto, Canada in 2005, Christodoulou burst...

Greek-Canadian Olympian Joseph Polossifakis Gives Sabre Fencing Demo in Montreal (video)

Greek Canadian sabre fencing Olympian Joseph Polossifakis, along with members of the Quebec fencing federation, gave a riveting demonstration of their sport in downtown Montreal on Wednesday. An outdoor fencing strip was set up along McGill College Avenue, where the...

Is Mike Lazaridis Building the Next Silicon Valley in Canada?

Greek-Canadian entrepreneur and computer scientist Mike Lazaridis is a restless spirit. In 2013, the Canadian magazine Maclean’s ranked him tenth on the list of the most powerful people in Canada. Ironically, that was the year Lazaridis left his seat on the board as...

Antetokounmpo Greets Toronto Crowd with “Long Live Greece” (video)

Giannis Antetokounmpo greeted Toronto-area Greek fans with a "Long Live Greece" chant on Monday after the Milwaukee Bucks -- Toronto Raptors NBA game on Monday night. Giannis' stellar performance contributed once again to lead the Bucks to a win, this...

Director Scandalis Lauded for Greek-Language Plays

Photos: TenTone Productions Facebook page Greek-Canadian playwright and director George Scandalis has forged a unique path in the Canadian theater world, writing, directing and producing plays in the Greek language. The Toronto Greektown resident, who is also an actor and radio...

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...