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Tag: Greek Canadian

My Big Fat Greek Cookbook 1

My Big Fat Greek Cookbook

Two years ago, multi-awarded Greek-Canadian filmmaker Christos Sourligas’ mother was told she had she only had 12-18 months to live. Having a deep bond with both his parents, Greeks who emigrated to…

The race to find a cure for baby Michael Pirovolakis 5

The race to find a cure for baby Michael Pirovolakis

It’s every parent’s worst nightmare to know that their child’s existence is darkened by a debilitating illness and all the physical pain, practical challenges and emotional trauma that go with it. Especially…

“Greece I love you” declares actress Nia Vardalos 10

“Greece I love you” declares actress Nia Vardalos

Popular Greek Canadian Academy Award and Golden Globe nominated actress, screenwriter, and producer Nia Vardalos has shared with her fans and followers that she is currently in her beloved Greece. https://www.instagram.com/p/BzV0dC8neEO/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link  …

'Reaching for the Stars', caring for kids in need 12

‘Reaching for the Stars’, caring for kids in need

‘Reaching for the Stars’ is a children’s foundation founded by Voula McLaughlin, which supports SOS Children’s Villages in Greece, as they strive to build a better world for kids in need. Voula was born…

Air Canada adds more flights to Athens for peak Summer Season 13

Air Canada adds more flights to Athens for peak Summer Season

Air Canada has announced that the airline will expand its presence in Athens in time for peak summer season 2019 with the addition of two weekly flights to Toronto and two weekly flights to Montreal. The new…

Celebrating Christmas in the Diaspora 17

Celebrating Christmas in the Diaspora

Christmas in the Diaspora can be bittersweet for many of us who have loved ones in Greece. However, it’s also a time of year we can embrace our unique identity, a combination…

Greek Canadian launches cool and casual urban clothing brand 19

Greek Canadian launches cool and casual urban clothing brand

Created by 21-year-old Greek Canadian Vasilis Bourikas, V Λ Σ Ι Λ Ι is a new clothing line incorporating modern designs with Greek urban culture. From a young age, Vasilis was certain he…

'Apo Pou Eisai?' Life When You Are a Greek from Abroad 25

‘Apo Pou Eisai?’ Life When You Are a Greek from Abroad

  Before it became ‘on trend’ for Greeks to liberally season their sentences with English words and phrases, the most commonly asked question I heard since moving to Athens was “apo pou…

Canada’s favourite & largest Street Festival in Greektown kicks off 27

Canada’s favourite & largest Street Festival in Greektown kicks off

Canada’s favourite Festival, Greektown’s Taste of the Danforth, is on this weekend from Friday 10th August- Sunday 12th August 2018. This year celebrates 25 years of Canada’s not only favourite, but largest street…

Freedom Besieged – an insight into Greece’s youth 30

Freedom Besieged – an insight into Greece’s youth

When you think of someone at the age of 25 in today’s society, generally they may have just completed their studies, are in the throes of travelling the world, or even dipping…

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