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100-Year Anniversary Commemoration of Toronto’s Anti-Greek Riots (photos)

Over 200 people attended the 100-Year Anniversary Commemoration Ceremony of the 1918 Anti-Greek Riots, hosted by the Hellenic Heritage Foundation (HHF) yesterday in Toronto. Those who were unable to physically attend were able to follow the event throughout the day...

Islamic State Claims Responsibility for Greektown Shooting (video)

The Islamic State organization on Wednesday claimed responsibility for the shooting in Toronto's Greektown that killed two people and injured 13 on Sunday. The group's propaganda agency Amaq said the attacker was "one of the soldiers of the Islamic State",...

Greek Cafe Demetres Scene of Toronto’s Mass Shooting (photos)

Customers in a Greek cafe in Toronto's Greektown were among the victims of the gunman who opened fire on on Danforth Avenue on Sunday evening, when the area was teeming with people. The gunman killed a young woman and injured...

One Dead, 13 Injured in Mass Shooting in Toronto’s Greektown, Gunman Dead (video)

One person has been killed and 13 injured, including one child, after a mass shooting by a gunman in Toronto’s Greektown on Sunday night. Police spokesman Mark Pugash also confirmed that the suspected shooter was dead, but he didn’t provide...

Photo Exhibition of Greeks in Toronto: The Immigrant Experience

The Hellenic Heritage Foundation on Thursday, August 2, at the main stage at Nathan Phillips Square will be hosting a public commemoration and a Photo Exhibit of Greeks in Toronto: The Immigrant Experience in the Rotunda in City Hall. The exhibit chronicles...

Greek Entrepreneur Matthew Staikos Shot and Killed in Toronto

Matthew Staikos, the CEO of an internet messaging company, was shot to death at point-blank range in Toronto's Yorkville neighborhood on Monday. The 37-year-old Greek entrepreneur was found fatally wounded by emergency personnel responding to reports of gunshots at Bay...

Greek-Canadian Kids Get Ready for a Feast of Sport (video)

A feast of sport in Toronto which will connect Greek-Canadian youth with their culture, community while promoting a healthy lifestyle is almost ready to get underway. Founded in 2013, the Greek-Canadian Games is an annual event which this year is...

Toronto Foundation to Screen Film on 1918 Anti-Greek Riots (video)

  An award-winning documentary covering the shocking 1918 anti-Greek riots in Toronto is to be screened free of charge to the public later this month. The Hellenic Heritage Foundation in the Canadian city will show Violent August at Canada Square Cinemas at...

Air Transat’s Summer 2018 Flights Greece to Canada

Over 43,800 airline seats from Greece to Canada are now available, as Air Transat, Canada's leading leisure airline, has just increased capacity from Athens by 14 percent, in comparison to last year. Flights that connect Athens to Toronto and Montreal...

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...