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OTTAWA - The
rise of Canada's cost of living index was tempered
in July, with the annual inflation rate coming in at
2.1 per cent.
That was down from June when the Consumer Price
Index rose by 2.4 per cent over 12 months, a
two-year high, according to Statistics Canada.
(Reuters) - The
risk of a property market crash in Canada has not
ebbed, according to an increasing number of analysts
polled by Reuters who said chances of a steep fall
in prices have increased in the past year.
Canada’s Citizenship drive is moving at breakneck
speed with a record 150,000 granted citizenship just
this year 2014, and the year is not yet over! This
is double the number of new citizens compared to the
same period in 2013 and according to Citizenship and
Immigration Minister Chris Alexander the numbers
were possible due to the action taken by the
government to reduce backlogs and improve processing
Hockey 5s silver medal at Youth Olympic Games
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 | FHC Media Release | August 27,
2014 | (Photo: IOC/Nanjing 2014)
Goans in Men’s Pan American Championships Youth
Nanjing, CHINA -
The Canadian Under-18 men's field hockey team
is headed home with a Youth Olympic Games silver
medal after dropping a close final match in a
shootout to World No.1 Australia in Nanjing, China
The statements, opinions, or views in the articles may not
necessarily reflect that of the Goan Voice Canada.
PM’s moves praised Published on Wed
Aug 20 2014 – Toronto Star
India’s PM urges end to violence against
women, Aug. 16
In his first Indian Independence Day speech,
Indian PM Narendra Modi came out strongly
against the key issue of sexual attacks on
women and provided needed leadership on some
key social and economic matters. This should
help not only heal the divisiveness and
communal wounds in the largest global
democracy but also would impress global
business decision-makers to increase their
investment in India, which is eager and
ready to do business.
may be original inhabitants of the State but
the tribals in Goa continue to be denied
their rightful place in mainstream society.
Cyril Fernandes’ book ‘ Justice at the
Grassroots’ which is a tribute to Antonio
Francisco Fernandes, a leader of Goa’s
tribal communities from Quelossim, brings
the tribal community out from the shadows.
Very little research has been carried out on
the ethnic tribes of Goa and this book
provides an insight into their history,
culture, struggles and plight today.
Fernandes finds that no one has put Goa’s
history into proper perspective and this
book, he claims, is his attempt to do so by
examining history from their standpoint.
Every once in a while I hear the snickers
when someone mispronounces a word or is not
able to string together a simple sentence
correctly in English. I’ve known and met
many people who have survived, and rather
well, despite not being able to speak a word
of it. Yes, here in Canada. And this has led
me to believe that not knowing English is
less of a tragedy that we make it out to be.
Coming from a country like India that was a
British colony, we’ve no doubt been led to
believe in the supremacy of the Queen’s
language. Look around and you will realize
that most (if not all) other countries that
stress on communicating primarily in English
have been under British rule at some time.
People Places and Thingss
Seniors Celebrate World Goa Day—2014 By Armand Rodrigues |
Photos By: Judy Lopes
Goan School Ex-Students fete Schoolmaster Michael
Britto on 90th Birthday By: Claude Gomes – Photos
by Anthea Murrell
Michael Britto’s celebrated his 90th birthday at his
residence in Niagara Falls, Ontario last week. A
group ex-students from Toronto drove down to the
Falls for the celebration which included a splendid
lunch. Mr. Britto led in the singing of Konkani
mandos and some old English favorites. He was in
high spirits and in good voice.:
You’ve just searched on eBay for some sort of item
like a new television and then, a few hours later,
every Google Adsense-enabled advertisement you
stumble across features either that identical TV or
a similar television.
Nearly 50 years after his death, the modernist
painter Angelo da Fonseca is finally achieving his
rightful place at the pinnacle of Indian art. The
latest issue of Art India magazine—the country's
premier art periodical, edited by Goa's own Abhay
Sardesai—has a stunning monochrome by the artist on
its cover, backed by a superb reappraisal of Fonseca
by Rupert Arrowsmith.
"With 60 per cent of the State under green cover,
Goa is one of the few States in the country with a
very healthy environment,” Goa Minister for
Environment and Forests Alina Saldhana said on
Goa eyes 40 lakh tourist arrivals in 2014 PTI Aug 17, 2014, 03.51PM
Delhi: Goa Tourism is eyeing the number
of tourist arrivals in the state to touch up to 40
lakh in 2014, an increase of 15 per cent from the
Apart from promoting local festivals such as
Carnival, Shigmo and Goa Heritage Festival, the
state is also hard selling itself as a wedding
"We are looking the tourist arrivals to reach up to
40 lakh this year, a growth of 15 per cent from
2013. During last year Goa had 31.50 lakh arrivals,"
Goa Tourism Development Corporation Managing
Director Nikhil Desai told .
to demarcate ecologically sensitive areas afresh PTI Aug 19, 2014, 08.19PM
Government is all set to redo the exercise to
demarcate the ecologically-sensitive areas in the
state's western ghat region following a notification
by the Union Ministry of Environment declaring
several villages as sensitive areas.
Panaji: All Goa Catholic Minority Front (AGCMF) has
welcomed the state government’s decision to ban
controversial right wing outfit Sri Ram Sene in the
The police inputs too pointed out that there would
be law and order situation in Goa if Sene chief
Pramod Muthalik set up his base in the peace loving
state, AGCMF convener Bernabe Sapeco said.
migrants for thefts in Goa TNN | Aug 17, 2014, 10.50AM
Calangute MLA Michael Lobo alleged that the huge
influx of migrants into the state is the prime
reason for the large number of theft and burglary
cases being reported in the state. He pointed out
that the bag-snatching cases in Calangute are
bringing disrepute to the place as a tourist
2014 has already seen a cataclysmic shift in Indian
politics with the rise of Narendra Modi's BJP, but
even that milestone takes second place to another,
related phenomenon—by the end of this year, there
will be more internet users in India than in the
USA, a paradigmatic change of incalculable
New Delhi (Reuters) -
Prime Minister Narendra Modi voiced dismay on
Friday at the government in-fighting he found on
assuming office in May and vowed to fire up the
bureaucracy to deliver results in a country
desperately in need of growth and development.
India @ 68 - A
visual chronology of post-Independence India - Part
August 15, India completes 67 years of freedom. In
this visual chronology of post-Independence India,
we choose the moments that stood out in each year of
the nation’s triumphant, troubled history.
The Indian Haj mission has introduced several
high-tech measures to facilitate the pilgrimage of
136,000 Indians coming for Haj this year.
“We will make use of every form of new-age
technology, from Google Maps and smartphone
applications, to Facebook, YouTube clips and text
messages, to make the journey of our pilgrims as
comfortable as possible,” said Indian Consul General
B.S. Mubarak at a press conference on Monday.
A view of `INS Kolkata`, which will be formally
launched on 16th August by Prime Minister Narendra
Modi, in Mumbai on Aug 13, 2014.
Click image to read
indigenously built stealth warship commissioned
INS Kamorta, first in
its class of four ASW corvettes built by GRSE for
the Indian Navy, is the first Indian naval warship
ever built in the country.
Yahoo India –
first ingeniously first indigenously-built stealth
anti-submarine warfare, the INS Kamorta was
commissioned by the Indian Navy at the naval
dockyard in Vishakhapatnam.
Speaking at the
commissioning ceremony, Defence Minister Arun
Jaitley said: 'Our effective preparedness is always
the best guarantee for peace in this region. Our
armed forces have been effectively discharging that
function," given that India is in the midst of a
Tea estate worker dies after elephant attack
Coimbatore, Aug 22 (PTI)A 40-year old woman worker, seriously
injured in an attack by an elephant in a tea estate
in neighbouring hilly Nilgiris District, died at a
hospital here today.
for rural toilet scheme: Gadkari By Indo Asian News Service
| IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS)
Monetary support for building rural
toilets in the country will be enhanced, Minister
for Rural Development, Drinking Water and Sanitation
Nitin Gadkari said Tuesday.
+ Daniel Nicholas Yasi Tue Sep 09 07:55:45
Daniel Nicholas Yasi born Oct. 26, 1989 died suddenly on Friday, Sept 5th. Daniel was the cherished son of Joan and Nicholas (Mohammed) Yasi, treasured brother of Anson and Jacqueline all of Mississauga. His grandmothers Mrs. Anne D’Souza and Mrs. Bebi S.Yasi dearly loved him. Daniel held a special place in the hearts of his Aunts, Uncles and Cousins. All his family and friends....  Read more
GOAN SOCCER XIX
(19TH) GAUDENCIO FERNANDES MEMORIAL,
INTER VILLAGE CHAMPIONSHIP GAME.
Come and support the
young Goan budding Football/Soccer stars for the
finals at Lamport Stadium
commencing at 10:30 a. m. for the third place and at
12:00 noon Finals XIX
(19th) GAUDENCIO FERNANDES MEORIAL, INTER VILLAGE
Message from The Goan Overseas Association
Goan Soccer League,
The G.O.A. is very proud to be part of a well run,
competitive league. Congratulations to Evaristo
Fernandes and his dedicated team for ensuring Soccer
is alive within our community and for providing our
players a weekly chance to connect with each other.
Canada’s baby boomers fear their golden years will
be anything but rosy.
A strong majority of Canadians aged 45 and older are
anxious about their financial future and their
ability to pay for uninsured prescription drugs and
other health expenses, a new poll finds. Eight in 10
aren’t convinced they will be able to find or afford
a decent home or long-term care should they need it,
according to the Canadian Medical Association’s
annual “report card” on health.
Update - Allergens and food safety at school -
What's in your child's lunch?
Serious allergic reactions to food often happen
without warning and can quickly become life
threatening for some children.
Ottawa, Aug. 20, 2014 /CNW/ -
What you should know
As many as 1.2 million Canadians have food allergies
and this number may be increasing, especially among
children. Up to six per cent of children are
estimated to have food allergies.
to ease joint replacement
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS)
With a steady increase in
the number of Indians undergoing joint replacements,
new techniques from around the world to cause
minimal invasion and inconvenience have come to
their rescue, a medical expert said here Saturday.
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