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drivers aged 80 and over will no longer have to
complete a written knowledge test. The new program
begins April 21. Beginning today, Ontario drivers
aged 80 and over will no longer have to complete a
written knowledge test. Instead, the renewal
program will include a vision test, a driver record
review, an in-class group education session, and two
screening exercises. The screening exercises are
simple, non-computerized tasks designed to help
identify drivers who may need further assessment,
such as a road test or medical review. The new rules
take effect on April 21, and officials say the
renewal session will take approximately 90 minutes,
or less than half the time of the current program.
the launch of “Express Entry”
New caps for Federal
Skilled Worker and Federal Skilled Trades Programs,
and Canadian Experience Class
April 23, 2014 — Ottawa —
Canada’s Citizenship and Immigration
Minister Chris Alexander today announced new
measures in key economic immigration programs to
prepare for next year’s launch of Express Entry,
Canada’s new active recruitment model. Express Entry
will lead to a faster and more flexible economic
immigration system that will address Canada’s
economic and labour market needs.
Catholic school board has decided not to appeal a
court decision that allows high school students to
opt out of religious studies.
The statements, opinions, or views in the articles may not
necessarily reflect that of the Goan Voice Canada.
Signs are Ominous!
-Fr. Cedric Prakash sj* (* Fr. Cedric Prakash SJ is the Director
of PRASHANT, the Ahmedabad based Jesuit
Centre for Human Rights, Justice and Peace)
Three seemingly unconnected incidents took
place in various parts of India recently. On
Friday, 18th April, the BJP party leader in
Bihar, Giriraj Singh made a categorical
statement that “those who opposed Narendra
Modi had no place in India. They would have
to go to Pakistan after the elections”.
Earlier in Visakhapatnam on April 8th, BJP’s
senior leader Venkaiah Naidu said that “the
BJP would bring in an anti-conversion law to
ban religious conversions all over the
country if it is voted to power in 2014
elections”. And on April 21st, (Easter
Sunday), the International working President
of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP).Dr.
Pravin Togadia in a vicious speech in Rajkot
(Gujarat) demanded that Muslims vacate
houses in the Hindu areas of the city.
Targeting a Muslim businessman, Togadia gave
him 48 hours to vacate his house “if he does
not relent” he told the Hindu mobs “go with
stones, tyres and tomatoes to his office”
(reported in the Times of India ed.
Ahmedabad, pg. 1, April 21st, 2014).
John XXIII was
very much a man of the people, while John
Paul II lived the Gospel without compromise
Lucie-Smith is a Catholic priest, doctor of
moral theology and consulting editor of The
Catholic Herald. On Twitter he is @ALucieSmith
As I write this, the city of Rome is gearing
up for the canonisations, this coming
Sunday, of two of its former bishops, the
Blessed Pope John XXIII, and the Blessed
Pope John Paul II. Now seems the time to
share a few anecdotes about the late saintly
of His Holiness Pope John Paul II to the
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To my elderly brothers and sisters!
“Seventy is the sum of our years,
or eighty if we are strong,
and most of them are fruitless toil,
for they pass quickly and we drift away” (Ps
Elderly people help us to see human affairs
with greater wisdom, because life's
vicissitudes have brought them knowledge and
maturity. They are the guardians of our
collective memory, and thus the privileged
interpreters of that body of ideals and
common values which support and guide life
in society. To exclude the elderly is in a
sense to deny the past, in which the present
is firmly rooted, in the name of a modernity
without memory. Precisely because of their
mature experience, the elderly are able to
offer young people precious advice and
Abu Dhabi, April
21, 2014: A huge number of
devotees of St. Joseph’s Parish in Abu Dhabi
attended the Easter Vigil and Solemn
Eucharistic Mass thereafter. The vigil began
with blessings of the fire and then lighting
and blessings of the Pascal candle by HE
Bishop Paul Hinder accompanied by deacon.
South Sudan's fledgling democracy suddenly
unraveled in December, what started as
political infighting within the country's
ruling party quickly ripped along ethnic
fault lines, often pitting neighbors against
each other according to the tribal markings
on their faces.
Within a few days, thousands of people were
dead – the exact count is unknown – and tens
of thousands more were seeking shelter from
Resort-style Mississauga estate mansion to
be auctioned for half of its listed price
Also on the
auction block: over $3-million of contents
including a Rolls Royce, limited edition
Rolex President, Birkin bags, Patek Philippe
watch, fine diamond jewelry, Faberge egg and
Click Image to
TORONTO, April 21,
2014 /CNW/ - Ritchies Auctioneers
will auction off a custom-built 9,000 sq.
ft. estate mansion on Sunday, April. 27th at
2 p.m. Originally priced at $8 million,
Ritchies expects bidding to start at $4
million, and a sale of approximately $5.5
( retd) ian da CoSta the 17th, 18th and 19th
centuries the Portuguese Catholic Missionary priests
did a great job of converting large numbers of the
local Hindu population to the Catholic religion.
These were mostly the high caste Brahmins who were
educated and ran the society. In the early 20th
century, Catholics were the majority community in
Goa. According to the Portuguese Goa Census Records
in 1900, there were 262,648 Goan Catholics in Goa
against 200,144 Hindus. Later by 1921 the total
population of Goa was said to be 670,000 and out of
this an estimated 200,000 mostly Catholics resided
abroad and in British India, which made over 90 per
cent of his category. The remaining were a
sprinkling of Hindus and Muslims.
Cowpea Could be a Cash Cow for Tribals in Goa - The
New Indian Express
The cowpea crop, which can be harvested in a very
short period and does not require much irrigation,
could provide a financial boost to the tribal
farmers of Goa, according to the Indian Council for
Agricultural Research. I CAR is currently working
Forget football or feni, the one tie that binds all
Goans together is the fish on their plates.
This is a land where 'what fish are you eating
today' is a perfectly acceptable Konkani greeting,
where every local feels utterly malnourished without
a daily share.
shrinking mussel shellfish gets a fresh lease of
life Press Trust of India |
Panaji April 16, 2014
Goa's mussel shellfish, a regular part of the
state's cuisine, has got a fresh lease of life after
the Indian Council for Agricultural Research
embarked on a project to arrest the rapid decline of
in Romi Konkani begins at Borim Message from:Dalgado
Sent By: Vincy Quadros | Secretary | Dalgado Konknni
Akademi | Mobile – 9822587498
is our duty to know and learn our mother tongue to
feel proud of ourselves, said Fr. Manuel Gomes,
Parish Priest of St. Francis Xavier Church, Borim.
He was speaking after lighting the traditional lamp
to mark the formal inauguration of crash course on
“Romi Lipint Konknni Borounchi Promann Rit” at the
Fr.Gomes recalled Former German Chancellor, Helmut
Kohl who while on his Indian tour never hesitated to
talk in his mother tongue Germany and spoke in that
language wherever he went and added that we must
also learn English to explore employment avenues.
Learning and having sufficient knowledge of our
mother tongue is the proven asset of any citizen.
Every year Diocese of Bombay sends its students
aspiring for priesthood to have vocal and reading
knowledge of Konkani in Goa. One such aspirant
Bro.John Pereira of Gurgao has joined the crash
course in Romi Konkani, Fr.Gomes informed.
a Konkani black comedy on a villager who cremates
the dead, is all set for an international debut at
the upcoming Indian Film Festival of Melbourne (IFFM)
in Australia. Directed by Jitendra Shirkerkar, the
film will be screened on May 5 in Beyond Bollywood
section which is especially created for Indian
"This is a big news for Konkani Cinema which has now
transcended the national borders to reach to the
international audience," said Shikerkar, adding that
the flick went houseful during its premier at
International Film Festival of India (IFFI) 2013
held in Goa.
Forty-seven of the 337 candidates fielded in the
19 constituencies that will go to polls in the
third polling phase in the state on April 24
have been charged in serious criminal cases,
states a report released by the Association of
Democratic Reforms and Maharashtra Election
Watch on Friday.
Waging a scathing attack at the BJP, BSP chief
Mayawati warned the voters in Mainpuri — SP
chiefMulayam Singh’s constituency —on Saturday
against voting for the party’s prime ministerial
candidate NarendraModi. Addressing a public
meeting in Kurawali, she said the nation would
be “torn by riots” if Modi became the PM.
Mayawati termed the 2002 Gujarat riots as “a
scar on the communal harmony of the nation” and
attacked the BJP for being responsible for it.
“To stop Modi from becoming the PM, the Muslims
should side with us as only BSP can stop it from
coming to power,” she said.
prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi has
found supporters away from India, as a group of
US-based non-resident Indians (NRIs), who had
raised funds for Barack Obama during the 2012 US
presidential elections, have come to India to
root for him.
A team of 650 NRI volunteers led by Bharat Barai
under his ‘Global Indians for Bharat Vikas’
association, is currently in Gujarat to boost
the ‘Modi for PM’ campaign. “Yes, I had
raised funds for Barack Obama during the
presidential elections and now I have come here
to support Narendra Modi,” Barai, a doctor from
Air India on Thursday declared its intent to
sell three of its Boeing 777s for mopping up
resources to stem its liabilities, barely four
months after selling five of these planes to
Gulf carrier Etihad Airways.
The airline offered three Boeing 777-200 Long
Range airplanes, powered with GE 90-110 engines,
for outright sale through competitive global
bidding, Air India sources said a day after a
meeting of its Board here.
The long-haul global routes flown by these
aircraft would now be gradually replaced by
Boeing 787 Dreamliners, which Air India is
inducting at a steady pace. 13 of the 27
Dreamliners the airline has ordered have already
joined the fleet.
+ Johnny Ferreira Thu May 01 11:44:35
Mr. Johnny Ferreira. Died Peacefully 26th April, Luton, Bedfordshire.
Son of late John (founder member GI Nairobi) and Graciosa Ferreira. Brother of late Patrick, late Fr. Germano and late Gerry.
President G.I. Nairobi (1961 & 1962); etiam: Vice President, General Secretary, Sports Secretary and Social Secretary.
Ex High Court and Attorney General Chambers of Kenya a....  Read more
Blessing Ceremony of new statue of St. Francis
The Friends of St. Francis Xavier – East GTA, will
have a dedication and blessing ceremony of a new
statue of the patron saint of Goa at the 10 am mass
on 18 May 2014, at Our Lady of Rosary Parish Church,
2950 Midland Ave; Scarborough, Ontario.
You and your family and friends are invited to
attend the ceremony. Please see map below for
location of Church
Association: Happy Easter Greetings & AGM Info Flora Marlow floramarlow at
yahoo.ca | Sun Apr 20 2014
It is with great joy, that I greet you this
beautiful spring morning. I wish each and every one
of you a very Happy Easter.
Help me ban
the $2 to $4 charges for paper bills by phone and
cable companies Letter from Dipika Damerla
MPP - Mississauga East Cooksville.
As your MPP, I am always looking for ways to work
for you and get things done.
I am introducing a new Private Member's Bill in the
legislature to stop phone and cable companies from
charging a fee for providing a paper invoice.
Canadian police departments have been
sharing mental health information of
Canadians by uploading it to a database that
the FBI and U.S. Customs has access to,
which has been used to deny entry by border
lice" meet their match: non-insecticide
treatment kills scalp pest
Contrary to U.S.
study's claim of no remedy for Canadians
infested with "super lice", effective
anti-lice treatment is available in Canada
Montreal, April 21,
2014 /CNW/ - An American study
that claims hard-to-kill "super lice"
account for 97% of head lice cases in Canada
for which there is no effective treatment,
failed to investigate the availability of
effective head-lice treatments in Canada.
Contrary to the study's claim, a safe,
effective, non-insecticide treatment to
which head lice, including "super lice",
their eggs and larvae cannot develop
resistance is available in Canada.