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welcomes more new Canadians Press Release - Chris
Alexander, Canada’s Citizenship and Immigration
New Canadian citizens in
March 2014 almost double compared to one year ago
April 1, 2014 — Ottawa —
Approximately 33,700 people from 199 countries
became Canadian citizens at citizenship ceremonies
held across Canada in March 2014. This is almost
twice as many compared to March 2013 when 17,089
people were granted citizenship across Canada.
“Express Entry” to Qualified Economic Immigrants News Release from: Chris
Alexander, Canada’s Citizenship and Immigration
Talented Newcomers For the Benefit of Canada’s
April 8, 2014 — Ottawa —
Canada’s Citizenship and Immigration
Minister Chris Alexander today announced that
Canada’s active recruitment model for economic
immigration will officially be called “Express
Entry.” Set to launch in January 2015, “Express
Entry” is a major step forward in the transformation
of Canada’s immigration system into one that is
fast, flexible and focused on meeting Canada’s
economic and labour needs.
Before the Second Vatican Council, Catholics were
prohibited from participating in any way in
non-Catholic religious functions. Protestants were
viewed as fallen away Catholics whose only hope was
to rejoin the fold.
Government liabilities include much more than direct
debt, and when all federal, provincial, and local
government liabilities are combined, each Canadian
taxpayer owes $243,476, notes a new study by the
Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan
Canadian public policy think-tank.
The statements, opinions, or views in the articles may not
necessarily reflect that of the Goan Voice Canada.
work for democratic development before party
Delhi: It was expected, but many
have still been surprised by the extent to
which the Church has entered the political
arena ahead of India’s most bitterly fought
general election in decades. Has the Church
gone beyond its duty as an ethics and
morality watchdog, its responsibility to the
poor and wider society by intervening like
never before in the country’s political
unique brand of 'vibrant secularism' TNN | Apr 2, 2014,
With the writing on the wall staring in the
face of the Congress, Union defence minister
A K Antony hinted at the possibility of the
formation of a fresh 'secular front' to keep
the BJP out of power. Addressing an election
meeting in Kerala, Antony said that after
the elections several parties which are not
ready to join hands with the Congress will
have to rethink to avoid the danger of
bringing BJP to power. Antony will be
pleased to note that in south Goa a 'secular
front' within the Congress party, has come
into existence, even before the elections!
With so many candidates having secular
credentials contesting for one seat, secular
minded voters will have a wide choice before
them. Even Modi will have to admire this
brand of 'vibrant secularism'!
Konklish - hilarious observations by Sheela
Jaywant in Navhind Times
believes the world is fun(ny); she has been
writing about that fun(niness) since 1983...
and before she came to settle in the land of
her ancestors, in previous avatars, she
worked as a hospital administrator, in a
hotel, as a teacher and librarian.
- By Sheela Jaywant
This happened in the hotel where I worked.
One of the staff had returned after a week
of absence without leave. The manager asked
him in Hindi, “Kyaa hua?” The worker
replied: “Mere ko zore aayaa thaa.” Zore in
Konkani means fever, but in Hindi it means
strength. The manager’s response: “Zor aayaa
thaa toh kaam pey kyoon nahin aayaa?” evoked
hysterical giggles from those of us who
witnessed the absurdity of the whole thing.
People Places and Thingss
ONTARIO VOLUNTEER SERVICE AWARDS
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The 2014 Ontario Volunteer Service Awards
was held on Tuesday, April 15th at the
Brighton Convention and Event Centre in
Scarborough. The ceremony honoured over 300
recipients with awards for 5, 10, 15, 20, 25
and even 30 years of continuous service to
an organization and was very well attended
by over 600 people.
Meet and Greet – April 4th, 2014
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The newly elected executive kicked off their
term with a buzz of fresh ideas. Members
were greeted at the door by Bel Remedios,
TEGSA’s new President and his wife Melba and
each member received a lindt chocolate to
sweeten their palate. Name tags were handed
out and members were assigned to tables, a
novel idea for members to meet and get to
know their fellow Tegsarians.
Minister Stephen Harper shuttles in to visit
Mississauga Seniors' Badminton Club Sent by Armand
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Minister Stephen Harper paid a surprise
visit to the Cawthra Seniors' Badminton
Club, on Thursday, April 3. He is seen here
with a small group of players, four of whom
are Goans (Olav Joanes, Ronnie
Fernandes,Paul Menezes & Armand Rodrigues).
Screenshot of Page 4 –
Goan Overseas Association &
Canorient Merger Considerations
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Dispose of old
Windows XP PCs more safely and securely in
three easy ways
REDMOND, Wash., April 7, 2014 /CNW/ -
ways that people use technology for work and
in their personal lives has changed
significantly during the past decade. With
the emergence of tablets and smarter mobile
phones, work gets done faster and content
gets consumed on-the-go. And as technology
evolves, the older machines get left behind.
The South Asian Forum has launched a new
booklet to dispel some of the myths
surrounding Christianity. The booklet, Jesus
Through Asian Eyes, contains answers to 15
questions about the faith that are
frequently asked questions by South Asians.
LISBON, April 3 (Xinhua)
-- An Angolan millionaire has
offered the Portuguese government a proposal
to buy the country's Joan Miro art
collection for 44 million euros (60 million
News Clips from Goa
bid goodbye to mass tourism' IANS | Panaji April 03,
It's time for Goa to bid goodbye to mass tourism and
focus on specific sectors, a top official has said.
Francis Braganza who heads the Travel and Tourism
Association of Goa (TTAG), was speaking at the
inauguration of the Goa International Travel Mart (GITM)
in Panaji Wednesday evening that was attended by
hundreds of foreign and Indian delegates.
tourism will have to look beyond the current mantra
of 'sun, sea and sand' if it wants to attract
tourists from other countries besides Russian and
Europe - this eye-opening suggestion was offered by
many buyers at the Goa International Travel Mart
Claiming to have made inroads in the two
constituencies of Canacona and Benaulim which were
considered to be with BJP, the campaign for Congress
South Goa candidate Aleixo Reginaldo Lourenco
received massive support in Margao and Quepem. While
Congress's Quepem MLA Babu Kavlekar appealed to the
people to stand united like they stood by him during
the last election and give a huge margin to Lourenco,
Congress Margao MLA Digambar Kamat carried out an
exhaustive door-to-door campaign canvassing support
for 'the best choice for South Goa'.
polls: Candidates in Goa urge voters to exercise
their franchise ANI | Panaji April 02, 2014
In a bid to increase awareness among people for
greater participation in the upcoming general
elections, a non-governmental organisation in Goa
organised a direct interaction between people and
candidates from different parties to encourage
people to exercise their voting right.
Leaving aside the venerable Medical College - the
first in Asia - there has never been worthwhile
university education in Goa. The state has produced
academic stars in every discipline far out of
proportion to its miniscule population, but every
single one has made a name through institutions
The decision is expected
to give a boost to tourism in the state that prides
its night life.
The Goa government's decision to allow bars and
retail liquor outlets to remain open until 4 a.m.
was criticized Thursday by a leading women's rights
Bailancho Saad, an NGO, condemned the government, in
a statement issued here, for issuing the
notification allowing bars to remain open till 4 am.
It said this will badly impact the lives of women
whose husbands and other members of the family have
taken to drinking.
drive in Goa by Indian Navy TNN | Mar 31, 2014,
Panaji: Over 800
personnel from INS Hansa, the air station of the
Indian Navy, carried out a cleanliness drive on
March 29 along the road from Bogmalo junction till
Bogmalo beach at Vasco. The event consisted of a 6km
walkathon followed by a cleanliness drive. The event
was flagged off by commodore Deepak Bajpai NM,
commanding officer of INS Hansa at 6am. During the
cleanliness drive of over two hours, the naval
personnel collected non-biodegradable materials
along the road from the Bogmalo junction till the
beach. The village sarpanch of Bogmalo was also
present during this event.
Both Blessed Chavara
and Blessed Euphrasias belonged to Kerala-based
Syro Malabar Church, from which Saint Alphonsa
City: Two saintly people from Kerala—Blessed
Kuriakose Elias Chavara and Blessed Euphrasia—have
moved a step closer to canonization when Pope
Francis today approved miracles attributed to
them. Pope authorized Cardinal Angelo Amato,
prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of
Saints, to promulgate decrees accepting the
miracles attributed to them, Vatican information
service said on Thursday.
Get Rid of
Your Old Currency Notes: RBI RBI
An illustration of
the currency bills printed before and after
Friday moved a step closer to setting up its own
satellite navigation system when in a copy-book
style it successfully placed into orbit a
satellite using its own rocket.
With the successful launch of the second of the
planned seven satellites under the Indian
Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS),
India moved nearer to a select group of nations
that have such a space-based system.
President Pranab Mukherjee said the launch was
"an important landmark in our space programme
and demonstrates, yet again, India's
capabilities in space launch technology".
A ban on visa issuance for citizens of six
countries could be lifted next month after
Kuwait announces new rules to regulate this
process, a local daily reported yesterday,
quoting a Migration General Department official.
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Message from CLR Association
CLR Young Adults Bowling Event - Saturday
April 12th, 2014 @ 6pm
The CLR Social 2014 President together with its enterprising committee are hosting a Bowling Event for Young Adults an
evening of bowling fun and games at Planet Bowl at 6:00 pm
on Saturday April 12th, 2014!
While this event is geared towards Young Adults, all age
groups are more than welcome to join!
Date & Time:
Saturday April 12, 2014, 6-8pm
Location: Planet Bowl, 5555 Eglinton Ave W,
Ticket: $30/person (Paypal/Credit Card) (Online
sales open Monday, March 3) Ticket is non-refundable
after April 4, 2014
Canadian Diabetes Association unveils
first-ever Diabetes Charter for Canada Diabetes Charter
for Canada (CNW Group/Canadian Diabetes
A vision for
Canadians with diabetes to live to their
Ottawa, April 7,
2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian
Diabetes Association (CDA) released the
Diabetes Charter for Canada (Charter) across
the country, today, on World Health Day. The
Charter aims to empower Canadians with
diabetes and their caregivers, while also
providing governments with a standard of
care to ensure there is comparable support
for people living with diabetes across the
of the chair: break up long periods of
sitting time for optimal health
third annual Sneak It In Week inspires
Canadians to move more at work
Toronto, April 7,
2014 /CNW/ - Canadian adults
spend 9.5 hours per day – almost 70 per cent
of their waking hours – being sedentary.
Much of this time is spent sitting at work,
or in cars commuting to and from work. But,
it's time to beware of the chair. Excessive
time spent sitting increases the risk of
diabetes and heart attack, and causes high
blood pressure, elevated cholesterol, sore
backs and foggy brains.
A molecule found in healthy people may help
those with celiac disease. The newly
identified molecule, a protein called elafin,
tames an enzyme that plays a role in
inflammation of the small bowel caused by
eating certain grains.
- Vehicles move past Pakistani day laborers
sleeping under a mosquito net in the middle
of a road in Islamabad, Pakistan.
Geneva — The United Nations and
international agencies are warning more than
half the world’s population is at risk from
the growing threat of vector borne diseases.
In advance of World Health Day, the agencies
are urging nations to act to contain these
often fatal, debilitating diseases.
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