Highlights / Easter

Immigration & Refugees

Syrian refugees celebrate first Easter in Canada

Watching her son, Khajag, participate in the traditional Good Thursday washing of the feet ceremony at Montreal’s St-Gregory the Illuminator Armenian church brought back a flood of painful memories for Tsoulena Moughalian. Almost exactly three years ago, on March 21, »

Society

Avalanche warnings for Easter weekend

Authorities in western Canada’s Rocky Mountains have issued a special avalanche warning for March 25 to 28.  It is Easter weekend in Canada and may people have time off work for this period. While it’s a great time to ski »

Environment, Society

Maritime Canada- Easter snow? Enough is enough already!

As if Canada’s maritime provinces of New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island, along with the Atlantic province of Newfoundland and Labrador haven’t already had enough of winter, with its record snowfall! Northwest winds will blow snow around on »

Economy, International, Society

Immigration driving increasing demand for goat-meat in Canada

Agriculture Canada says there were about a quarter million goats on some 9000 farms across the country in 2011. That’s almost double the number from 1996, but Canadian goat producers say they can’t keep up with demand for goat products »