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Ontario, Canada Celebrates Its First Hellenic Heritage Month

The Canadian province of Ontario is marking its first "Hellenic Heritage Month" to coincide with the anniversary of the Greek War of Independence against the Ottoman Empire on March 25th. Ontario's legislature adopted the proposal brought forth by Greek-Canadian lawmaker...

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...

The Hellenic Heritage Foundation of Toronto Celebrates 22nd Annual Gala (photos)

The Hellenic Heritage Foundation (HHF) on Friday, June 1st, celebrated their 22nd annual anniversary gala: "Flavours of Greece" at the Universal EventSpace in Vaughan, Ontario. The purpose of the event was to raise funds in support of Greek Language Education at...

Greek Stem Cell Donors Urgently Needed in Ontario, Canada

There is presently an urgent request for Greek stem cell donors in Canada, especially from people whose background is from the island of Crete. If you are between the ages of 17 and 35, you can register to be a...

Greek-Canadian History Comes Alive at Hellenic Heritage Foundation Event

The Hellenic Heritage Foundation (HHF) held their member's networking event and lecture at the historic Papermill Theatre at Todmorden Mills of Toronto, Ontario. Over 100 people attended last week's lecture, which also launched an inaugural conference on Greek Canadian Studies. Together...

Special Greek-Canadian Meeting Talks 21st-Century Migration

Migration in the 21st century will be the topic of discussion at a special symposium to take place on Saturday in Toronto. The Hellenic Canadian Academic Association of Ontario (HCAAO), under the auspices of the Consulate General of Greece in...

The Daughters of Penelope Fashion Show to Hold Tryouts in London, Ontario

  The Daughters of Penelope will be holding tryouts in London, Ontario, for their fashion show, scheduled to take place on April 22nd, 2018, in support of the London Food Bank. The tryouts which are taking place this Sunday January...

Ontario Premier Attends Ottawa Greek Festival

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne was one of the thousands of attendees at the Ottawa Greek Festival, according to the National Herald. The Ontario Premier posted a photograph from her visit to the Greek feast on her personal Twitter account commenting:...

Stephen Fry Trilogy Play on Ancient Greece to Premiere in Ontario Festival

Three solo theatre shows based on Greek Mythology and featuring noted British comedian Stephen Fry will get their world premiere at the Shaw Festival in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario. Fellow Brit Tim Carroll, the festival’s artistic director, will direct Fry in Mythos:...

Ontario Cultural Attractions Fund Grants ‘A Taste of Greece’ Festival $15,000

A Taste of Greece in London, Ontario Canada has been granted $15,000 from the provincial government. The funding will go towards the festivities of the three-day event which includes traditional Greek food, products, live music and live dancing. The event is...