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Greek Independence Day Celebrated on The Hill (Video)

Member of Canadian Parliament Emmanuella Lambropoulou on March 26 on the occasion of Greek Independence Day, held a reception at Parliament Hill to honour the Hellenic Community of Canada and its invaluable contributions to society. Representatives from the Greek communities...

Ottawa Sisters Relay Story of their Parents who Saved 2 Jewish Boys from Holocaust in Athens

Ottawa resident Dimitra Georgiou, one of five daughters of Antonios and Areti Hatzis, told a touching story about how her parents saved two Jewish boys and their grandomother from the Holocaust in Greece. “Our parents were very, very, courageous to...

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:...

Celebration of the Recent Establishment of the High Commission of Cyprus in Ottawa

On May 8, Dr. and Mrs. Andreas Vikis hosted a reception in honor of the High Commissioner of the Republic of Cyprus, H.E. Mr. Pavlos Anastasiades and his wife Maria. The reception was also a celebration of the recent...

‘The Smile of the Child’ to Visit Montreal and Ottawa Between May 5 and 10

A delegation of NGO "The Smile of the Child" arrives on an official visit in Montreal and Ottawa from May 5-8 and May 9-10, respectively. The purpose is to inform and encourage the local Greek community, as well as other child...

Hellenic Community Charity Event Raises 630,000 Dollars

The Hellenic Community Gold Plate Dinner charity event that took place on Tuesday, June 9, at the Hellenic Meeting and Reception Center, managed to raised 380,000 dollars for the University of Ottawa Heart Institute. The longstanding annual event was attended by 575...

Impressive Opening Event for Ancient Greece Exhibition in Canada

The inauguration of “The Greeks - Agamemnon to Alexander the Great” exhibition took place in Ottawa, Canada, in the grand hall of the Canadian Museum of History. Approximately 1,000 people attended the largest inauguration event that has been held...

A Night Dedicated to Byzantine Art

A night dedicated to Byzantine Art was hosted in Ottawa, on February 20, 2015, at the residence of His Excellency Ambassador of Greece George Markantonatos and Vassiliki Tsirou-Markantonatou with the support of the Hellenic Community of Ottawa. BART: Byzantine Arts Today...

Greek Ambassador Connects with Greek-Canadians

The newly appointed Greek Ambassador in Canada, George Markantonatos met with the Greek Diaspora of Canada for the first time on Thursday, November 27. He visited the Greek community of Montreal as well as the Hellenic Congress of Quebec. Furthermore, he...

Greek-Canadian Artist’s Painting Unveiled at Ottawa City Hall

Greek-Canadian artist Katerina Mertikas has created a beautiful painting called Honoring My Father depicting Cpl. Nathan Cirillo being saluted by his son in front of Ottawa’s Tomb of the Unknown Soldier monument. Cpl. Nathan Cirillo was killed on the morning...