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Greek Immigrants Return to Form a Nation After Defending Homeland in Balkan Wars

In a live-streamed presentation for the historical society of Schenectady New York in 2020, Peter S. Giakoumis, author of the book "The Forgotten Heroes of the Balkan Wars: Greek-Americans and Philhellenes 1912-1913" presented a little-known aspect of the American...

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 Immigrants Return to Form a Nation After Defending Homeland in Balkan Wars

In a live-streamed presentation for the historical society of Schenectady New York in 2020, Peter S. Giakoumis, author of the book "The Forgotten Heroes of the Balkan Wars: Greek-Americans and Philhellenes 1912-1913" presented a little-known aspect of the American...

Museum of the Greek Immigrant Up Next for Montreal

After the unveiling of the bronze Sculpture of the Greek Immigrant on June 30 at the corner of Jean Talon Street and Park Avenue in Montreal, with Mayor Denis Coderre present, in the enclave of Hellenism, Parc-Extension, the next...

A Mistake on a Visa Application May Result in Greek Family Being Deported From Australia

Nina Christidi could have never guessed that her misunderstanding of a question on a visa form five years ago could result in the deportation of her family from Australia. Christina and Stefanos Stefanoglou moved from Greece to Australia five years ago...

The Map of Greeks Who Emigrated During the Economic Crisis

More than 332,572 Greeks have emigrated abroad since 2010, at the onset of the economic crisis, says a General Secretariat for Greeks Abroad report. The data is compiled from figures coming from the migration authorities of the countries where Greeks...

There Was A Time Greeks Sought Refuge In Syria

As thousands of refugees from Near East are arriving in Greece in order to progress to the rest of Europe and while the immigration problem is exacerbating, it is time to travel back to the period when Greek refugees were seeking shelter...

Free Athens Seminar to Work and Study in Australia

The AISI free seminar on September 8 in Athens is a unique opportunity to learn about working and studying in Australia, getting a work visa and immigration information from the experts. With Greece's unemployment rate being the highest in the European...

Canada’s ‘Little Greece’

With a Greek population constantly on the rise, the area of Manitoba in Canada has become a "little Greece." In the last year alone, 50 Greek families have migrated to Manitoba in search of a more prosperous life. The total number of Greeks...

Greek Cleaning Lady Wins $50M in Lotto Max

Forty-four years ago Sophie Rizava migrated from Greece to Canada in search of a better life. What she did not know was that luck would strike her much later in the form of a lottery ticket. The Greek grandmother who is...