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Canada Issues Record Number of Visitor Visas in 2012 Close to 1 million Visitor Visas Approved

Ottawa, February 20, 2013 — Canada issued a record number of visitor visas in 2012 with almost 1 million visas approved, Jason Kenney, Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism, and Maxime Bernier, Minister of State for Small Business and Tourism, announced Wednesday. “The Government is committed to attracting an increasing number of visitors to Canada…

تشخیص بیماری دیابت و اقدامات اولیه

بیماری دیابت یا افزایش قند خون در اثر ناتوانی بدن در تولید انسولین، کاهش و یا عدم اثر انسولین موثر در سوخت و ساز مواد قندی در بدن انسان به وجود می آید. امروزه دیابت یکی از مهمترین مشکلات بهداشتی ـ درمانی جهان محسوب می گردد.  متاسفانه بیماری دیابت قابل درمان نمی باشد ولی به…

Overseas Orientation Program Celebrates 20,000 Graduates

Ottawa, February 12, 2013 – More than 20,000 people are arriving in Canada better prepared for the labour market, thanks to the Canadian Immigrant Integration Program, Minister of Citizenship, Immigration, and Multiculturalism Jason Kenney announced this week.. “Our Government is committed to helping newcomers succeed” said Minister Kenney at an event celebrating the graduates today….

Over The Cloud

Dear Readers, I would like to share a true story with you. Ever since I was a little girl Probably beginning at age four or five my mother would tell us stories about travelling by horses and living in the mountains during the summer times. There were not just stories to me there were the…

The opening reception for the ‘Walls’ Gallery (presented by NICCA) will take place on Friday March 8th, 2013 (6:00 pm to 10:00 pm) at the Distillery District’s Arta Gallery (14 Distillery Lane) and will run for one week

Twenty Walls, Twenty Iranian Artists

Twenty-one different Iranian artists from Ontario will feature their work for one week this March at a gallery in downtown Toronto. Founded by Iranian-Canadian artist Mr. Gholamhossein Nami in 2008, the Nami Iranian-Canadian Centre for the Arts (NICCA), with a membership of over 40 artists, will be presenting its first group art project titled ‘Walls’….

آنها آسفالت شهرداری را می فروختند

مقامات شهری شهر همیلتون 29 کارمند دولتی این شهر را اخراج کرده اند. این مقامات دلایل این اخراج را غفلت از وظایف، کم کاری و سوء استفاده از اعتماد عنوان کرده اند. شهرداری همیلتون اعلام کرده است که علاوه بر 29 کارمند فوق، دو کارمند دیگر نیز به مدت 30 روز از کار تعلیق شده اند. این…

Noctilucent Clouds Imaged by Astronaut Chris Hadfield

What a perspective! Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield captured this stunning image of noctilucent clouds above the Pacific South Ocean on January 5th, 2013. Also known as “night shining”, or noctilucent clouds, they form at the edge of much larger polar mesospheric clouds. Polar mesospheric clouds form at an altitude of 76 to 85 kilometers, near…

Iranian filmmaker to produce response Affleck’s ‘Argo’

Days after actor and director Ben Affleck’s film Argo won the Golden Globe award for Best Drama, an Iranian filmmaker announced the production of his own version of the 1979 US hostage crisis. “Iranian filmmaker and actor Ataollah Salmanian is slated to represent the story as an appropriate response to Ben Affleck’s blockbuster and ahistoric…

Report released on Helping Canadians with Disabilities Find Jobs

Ottawa, Ontario— The Government of Canada has partnered with Canadian business leaders to identify successes and best practices in the employment of people with disabilities, as well as the barriers faced by employers in employing people with disabilities. Today, the Honourable Diane Finley, Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development, and the Honourable Jim Flaherty,…

Ontario Reaches New Agreement with OPSEU

The Ontario government has reached a tentative two-year collective agreement with the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU). The negotiated agreement was reached by both sides coming to the table and working co-operatively. The centrepiece of the agreement is a commitment to implement a two-year wage freeze as part of the government’s ongoing effort to…

Canadian Diplomat involved in Iran hostage crisis dies at 88

John Sheardown, the former Canadian diplomat who helped six Americans escape Iran during the hostage crisis of 1979, died in hospital last Sunday night. He was 88. Mr Sheardown, who served as the chief immigration officer in Iran, played a pivotal role in the so-called “Canadian Caper” by providing shelter when CIA operatives posed as…

Canada to help US assess Iranian influence in Latin America

The United States, Mexico and Canada are teaming up to analyze the threat of Iran’s influence in South America. The Countering Iran in the Western Hemisphere Act, which passed last December, calls for the US State Department to develop a strategy within 180 days to “provide for a comprehensive strategy to counter Iran’s growing hostile…

کریس هادفیلد (اولین نفر از سمت چپ) فضانورد مطرح کانادایی 6 ماه در فضا به سر خواهد برد و از ماه مارچ نیز فرماندهی ایستگاه فضایی را به عهده می گیرد

پیام تبریک سال نو از فضا!

کریس هادفیلد  فضانورد کانادایی از ایستگاه فضایی بین المللی:  سال 2013 برای ما در اینجا سال پر ثمری خواهد بود به مناسبت سال نو میلادی، معمولاً این شخصیت های سیاسی هستند که پیام تبریک می فرستند. اما امسال کانادایی ها علاوه بر پیام های تبریکی که از شخصیت های طراز اول، نظیر دیوید جانسون فرماندار کل کانادا…

خواب در اماکن عمومی تهران

خواب عبارت است از کاهش تافقدان سطح هوشیاری، تعلیق نسبی ادراکات حسی و غیر فعال شدن تقریبا تمام عضلات ارادی در زمان استراحت است به طوری که فعالیت بدن و ذهن تغییر کرده و توهم‌های بینایی جایگزین تصاویر واضح واقعی بشوند.  – ویکی‌پدیا –   Photos from: www.dourbin.net

Canada leads UN human rights resolution against Iran

The United Nations General Assembly passed a Canada-led resolution this week on “the Situation of Human Rights in Iran,” according to a UN website. The resolution passed the Assembly’s Third Committee by a vote of 83 to 31, with 68 abstaining. This is the 10th year that Canada led this now-annual resolution, along with 42…

PETER SHURMAN, MPP – THORNHILL, PRESENTS ONTARIO TRILLIUM GRANT TO NEW YOUTH CENTRE

MPP Welcomes ‘Pathways for Children, Youth and Families’ to Thornhill (Thornhill) – Peter Shurman, MPP for Thornhill,this week welcomed Pathways for Children, Youth and Families of York Region to Thornhill. Joined by staff and volunteers at the Dufferin Clark Community Centre, Shurman participated in the grand opening of the Pathways’ Home Base Vaughan Youth Drop-In…