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Caribbean Remains Top Priority For Canada: Foreign Affairs Minister

Caribbean Remains Top Priority For Canada: Foreign Affairs Minister

OTTAWA, Canada, CMC – Canada’s Conservative government is defending its commitment to Latin America and the Caribbean after eyebrows were raised during last week’s cabinet shuffle, prompting talks that the government’s vaunted “Americas Strategy” has run its course, according to ...

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Green, Meikle And Smith: Beyond Accounting

Green, Meikle And Smith: Beyond Accounting

By Dwain Wellington Rattray Pride Contributing Editor MISSISSAUGA, Ontario – In a seemingly unstable financial climate, a real concern among many small business owners, self-employed professionals and individuals alike, is the prudent provision of sound accounting and taxation advice during ...

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‘Canadian Experience’ Removal Gains Support

‘Canadian Experience’ Removal Gains Support

By Neil Armstrong Pride Contributing Writer The Ontario Human Rights Commission’s (OHRC) new policy on removing the “Canadian experience” barrier has won the support of the Ontario’s Fairness Commissioner and the executive director of the Ontario Council of Agencies Serving ...

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Trudeau Visits Hunter’s Campaign Office

Trudeau Visits Hunter’s Campaign Office

TORONTO, Ontario – Justin Trudeau, the leader of the Liberal Party of Canada, visited Mitzie Hunter’s filled to-capacity campaign office last Friday night. Trudeau asked the enthusiastic crowd of local supporters to work hard to make sure Hunter is elected ...

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Black Nova Scotian Basketball Referee Dies After A Fall

Black Nova Scotian Basketball Referee Dies After A Fall

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia – Calvin George Headley, a 58-year-old Nova Scotia basketball referee, died last week at the Halifax Infirmary, after a fatal accident, according to his close friends. Headley, who was born on May 22, 1955 and was affectionately ...

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Hunter Kicks Off Political Campaign

Hunter Kicks Off Political Campaign

By Neil Armstrong Pride Contributing Writer With the slogan, “Let’s get moving,” Mitzie Hunter, the Ontario Liberal Party candidate for the Scarborough-Guildwood, kicked off her campaign on July 6 with the opening of her office in the Eglinton Avenue East ...

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Ontario MPP Margarett Best Resigns

Ontario MPP Margarett Best Resigns

By Neil Armstrong Pride Contributing Writer Jamaica-born Member of Provincial Parliament in Ontario, Margarett Best, who has represented Scarborough-Guildwood since 2007, tendered her resignation on June 27. Her resignation means Premier Kathleen Wynne must now call five by-elections this year. ...

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Record Attendance At Career, Education and Settlement Fair

TORONTO, Ontario – More than 1500 newcomers and internationally trained professionals flocked to the 3rd Annual Scotiabank Career, Education and Settlement Fair which took place at Metro Toronto Convention Centre on Tuesday, June 25 2013. The event, which was presented ...

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