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Toronto, Ont. – On March 6, 2020, the Young Adults Wing of Ghanaian Canadian Association of Ontario (GCAO) organized a social networking mixer to mobilize young Ghanaian professionals in the Greater Toronto Area.  The event brought together over 100 young Ghanaian professionals from various parts of the Greater Toronto Area(GTA)  and beyond.  The mandate of […]

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Racism In Canada Is Ever-Present, But We Have A Long History Of Denial

A counter-protester holds up a sign at a far-right anti-Muslim, anti-refugee rally in Toronto on March 23, 2019. We read a lot about American exceptionalism. But Canadians confronted with American news, especially white Canadians like me confronted withnews about racism in the U.S., are often quick to condemn our neighbour. “Wow, that country is broken,” we’ll say […]

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Message from the Ambassador of Denmark to Ghana, Ms. Tove Degnbol On Danish Constitution Day, June 5

June 5th marks Denmark’s 171st Constitution Day. The Danish Constitution Day is a day where Denmark celebrates democracy, freedom of speech, human rights and personal freedom. The Embassy of Denmark usually celebrates the day with our partners from the public and private sector, research institutions, civil society organisations, the cultural scene, and the Danish community […]

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Canada’s Brain Waste Problem – How Canada has overlooked immigrant doctors: Straight Talk with Robert Falconer.

OTTAWA, ON (April 30, 2020): Canada is fighting to contain the COVID-19 pandemic.  Yet we might be underutilizing an invaluable resource that could help us in this struggle: immigrant doctors. Around the world, countries are issuing reforms that allow for internationally-trained medical professionals to join the frontlines in containing COVID-19. Despite sitting on a reserve of […]

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How Canadian Faith Communities Are Responding To The Coronavirus Pandemic

Faith communities play an important role in people’s daily lives. According to the Pew Research Center, 63 per cent of Canadians identify with a religious faith while at least 55 per cent of Canadians report that religion is at least somewhat important in their personal lives. Recent media articles have highlighted how religious leaders are connecting with their community […]

In this Dec. 18, 2019 photo made available by the Miami-Dade Fire Rescue, shows a yacht belonging to singer Marc Anthony in flames at a dock in Miami. The luxury yacht partially sank in Biscayne Bay after 45 firefighters took two hours to extinguish the blaze. (Miami-Dade Fire Rescue via AP)

Marc Anthony’s luxury yacht goes up in flames in Miami

MIAMI — A luxury yacht owned by singer Marc Anthony partially sank in Biscayne Bay after it was engulfed by a massive fire that took 45 firefighters nearly two hours to extinguish. No one was injured. The 120-foot (36.5-meter) boat was docked off Miami’s MacArthur Causeway at the Island Gardens Marina when it caught fire […]

In this July 1, 2010 file photo, Alexander Vavilov, right, and his older brother brother Timothy leave a federal court after a bail hearing for their parents Donald Heathfield and Tracey Ann Foley, in Boston, Massachusetts. The Supreme Court of Canada has decided the Toronto-born sons of Russian spies are actually Canadian citizens. The high court decision today upholds a Federal Court of Appeal ruling that effectively affirmed the citizenship of Alexander and Timothy Vavilov.THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Elise Amendola

Supreme Court rules sons of Russian spies are Canadian citizens

OTTAWA — Alexander Vavilov, the Toronto-born son of Russian spies, is a Canadian citizen, the Supreme Court of Canada has decided. In its judgment Thursday, the high court upheld a Federal Court of Appeal decision that effectively affirmed the citizenship of not only Alexander but also his brother Timothy. Aside from addressing the citizenship matter, […]