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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 explanation for many things about her family roots and mine too. I never had the chance to see this place...

Summer Company assists students set up their own businesses for the summer

York Small Business Enterprise Centre now accepting applications The York Small Business Enterprise Centre invites applications from students who want to participate in Summer Company, a program that assists students between the ages of 15 and 29 years old set up their own businesses for the summer. Participants require a good summer company idea, commitment and hard work. York Small...

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

[caption id="attachment_15282" align="alignright" width="231"] 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[/caption] Twenty-one different Iranian artists from Ontario will feature their work for one week this March...

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...

Noctilucent Clouds Imaged by Astronaut Chris Hadfield

[caption id="attachment_15180" align="alignright" width="300"] Noctilucent clouds, also known as “night shining” clouds imaged by Chris Hadfield. Image credit: NASA[/caption] 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,...

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 film, Argo,” Mehr News Agency reported....

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, Minister of...

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 restore fiscal balance to the...

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 members of a film production company to rescue US...

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 presence and activity in the Western Hemisphere, and...

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 [caption id="attachment_14725" align="alignleft" width="300"] کریس هادفیلد (اولین نفر از سمت چپ) فضانورد مطرح کانادایی 6 ماه در فضا به سر...

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....

Letter to the Editor: Minister Kenney again falls short for the economy

Dear Editor, While Immigration Minister Jason Kenney and the Conservative Party like to talk about the economy, once again his handling of the immigration system leaves much to be desired. Canada has a long-standing shortage of skilled workers: some businesses cannot get enough skilled trades workers to keep up with growing demand and keep the economy moving. To fight this, past Liberal...

Yalda Night has been officially added to Iran's List of National Treasures in a special ceremony in 2008.

Yalda Comes to Life. Celebrating a Night of Iranian Culture and Tradition

The Mithraists believed that this night is the night of the birth of Mithra, the Persian angel of light and truth [caption id="attachment_14426" align="alignright" width="300"] Yalda Night has been officially added to Iran's List of National Treasures in a special ceremony in 2008.[/caption] As the cold weather slowly marks its return, Torontonians await the coming of Winter holidays. One of...

Letter to the editor: Let’s stand together on violence against women

Dear editor, Every year on December 6 Canadians wear white ribbons and observe a minute of silence to show their support for ending violence against women. The occasion, informally known as White Ribbon Day, marks the anniversary of the 1989 École Polytechnique Massacre, in which fourteen women were singled out for their gender and murdered. While Canada has made important progress since...

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 other state co-sponsors. The resolution will proceed to the...

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 Centre, and presented...

Federal Government Invests in Local Publishers

TORONTO, November 21, 2012 – An investment in arts and culture in Toronto will help boost the regional economy. Chestnut Publishing Group and CCNM Press Inc. will continue to produce educational books for readers everywhere, thanks to an investment from the Government of Canada. This was announced today by Chungsen Leung, Member of Parliament (Willowdale), on behalf of the Honourable James...

تهران از نگاه دوربین

تهران بزرگ‌ ترین شهر و پایتخت ایران و مرکز استان تهران و شهرستان تهران است. جمعیّت آن ۸،۲۴۴،۵۳۵ نفر است و هجدهمین شهر پرجمعیّت جهان به شمار می‌آید. مساحت این شهر ۷۳۰ کیلومتر مربّع است.   Photos...