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Greek-Canadian Artist Donates Painting for Marcus Cirillo Support

Greek-Canadian artist Katerina Mertikas has donated a painting to be reproduced in order to raise money for Marcus Cirillo's trust fund. Marcus is the son of Nathan Cirillo who was slain in a terror attack while standing sentry at...

New Ambassador of Greece Sends Message to Greeks of Canada

“Greeks abroad are the extension of Hellenism, far beyond the demarcated geographical borders of our country,” said the new Ambassador of Greece, George Markantonatos, the new Ambassador of Greece in Ottawa, Canada. After taking office, Markantonatos stated that the members...

“God Loves Caviar” at the EU Film Festival of Canada

The movie “God Loves Caviar” directed by Yannis Smaragdis will represent Greece in the European Union Film Festival of Canada, which every year presents the best of contemporary cinema produced in 27 countries of European Union, with English subtitles....

Canadian Press Talks About Limitations on Cheese Names

Today the Canadian press talks about the limitations posed by the Canada-EU free-trade agreement on the use of the name “feta” and on cheeses like asiago, munster and gorgonzola. According to the article “Faux Feta? Trade deal to hit food...

The Greek Cuisine in Ottawa

“It would take a lifetime to teach someone about Greece, but to fall in love with it, takes only a few minutes” said Christine Cushing, the famous Canadian chef, in the residence of the Greek ambassador in Ottawa, in...

Ottawa Hosts Conference Day to Promote Greek-Speaking Education

A "conference day" on Greek-speaking education will take place in Ottawa, on Saturday the 19th of October. It will be organized by the Greek Embassy in Canada, in cooperation with the Office of the School Counselor of Canada and...

An Evening of Greek Cuisine and Wine in Ottawa

An evening dedicated to longevity on the subject of the Greek- Mediterranean cuisine is organized at the residence of the Greek Ambassador Eleftherios Angelopoulos, in Ottawa, on Thursday, the 17th October. The aim of the evening is to raise money...

Linda, Imvrios Sing to Support Greek Education in Canada

Greek artists Mary Linda and Petros Imvrios will give concerts in Canada at the end of September, which will be held under the auspices of the Canadian Ambassador in Athens, Robert Peck, in the context of the Greek-Canadian diplomatic...

Greek Activists Protest Against Eldorado Gold in Vancouver

Activists from Greece traveled more than 7,500 kilometers to Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, to protest in front of the Eldorado Gold Corporation's headquarters. The Greek mine opponents read a letter addressed to the company’s president presenting the social and...

Warm Welcome for Meimarakis in Ottawa

The Greek community of Ottawa warmly received the President of the Greek Parliament Evangelos Meimarakis, who arrived in the Canadian capital on May 26 for a series of contacts with the parliamentary leadership of Canada. In the crowded and enthusiastic...