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One might feel preparations for the 25th anniversary
are already in motion with the visit of the
Archbishop of Goa, His Grace Filipe Neri Ferrao.
Eucharistic Celebration to
Welcome His Grace Archbishop of Goa Filipe Neri
September 11th, 2015, 7.30 pm
St. Joseph Church, 5440 Durie Rd.
Streetsville ON L5M 2J5 (Bristol Rd/Durie Rd–
to provide "new impetus" to their economic
relations, Canada and India are jointly working to
finalise a bilateral foreign investment agreement to
accelerate investments, Canada's Defence Minister
Elections - Ontario: Some 37 South Asian candidates
in three major parties from very diverse backgrounds
and with high qualifications
By Rattan Mall
South Asian candidates running for the Conservative
Party, the NDP and the Liberal Party in Ontario come
from diverse backgrounds – they are from every
corner of the world and include Sikhs, Muslims,
Hindus and Christians.
The statements, opinions, or views in the articles may not
necessarily reflect that of the Goan Voice Canada.
A new study suggests that joining a
religious group could do more for someone’s
“sustained happiness” than other forms of
social participation, such as volunteering,
playing sports or taking a class.
reproduction of the White Man’s Burden in
Goa By Fr Victor Ferrao
| 23 Aug, 2015
With the politics of culture reigning
supreme in our country, it is vitally
important that we study how our cultural
practices can be read as images and texts.
This takes us into an analysis of political
use of certain dimension of our
for an economics of the heart: Salutin By: Rick Salutin
Columnist, Toronto Star Published on Thu Aug
When Justin Trudeau
said he wanted to grow the economy ‘from the
heart outwards,’ he may have unwittingly hit
upon something important.
- Chad Hipolito / The Canadian Press
Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau sounds like
himself about 50 per cent of the time — a
good average for anyone, writes Rick Salutin.
From Justin Trudeau’s mouth to your ears.
Sounding like himself, which he does about
50 per cent of the time — a good average for
anyone — Trudeau said he wants to “grow the
economy not from the top down,” like Stephen
Harper, “but from the heart outwards.”
Eureka — that’s what we need: an economics
of the heart. It’s elementary: either people
serve the economy or the economy serves
people — and you can find the answer in your
People Places and Things
Westend Seniors’ Club Celebrates World Goa Day By Armand Rodrigues
It bears mentioning that as a warm-up to World Goa
Day 2015, the London Indian Film Festival paid
tribute to Goan musicians who provided invaluable
soundtracks for Hindi films in the 60s and 70s.
Click images to enlarge
Let us not forget that World Goa Day was initiated
to commemorate the anniversary of our mother-tongue,
Konkanim, becoming part of the 8th Schedule of the
Indian Constitution, on August 20,1992, thus making
it one of the official languages of India. Since
August 2000, Goans everywhere have been getting
together to take pride in our identity, language,
traditions, culture, music and history.
August 21 (CINEWS) The next chief
commissioner of the Ontario Human Rights Commission
is human right law expert Renu Mandhane, this will
be subject to review by the Standing Committee on
Mandhane is executive director of the International
Human Rights Program at the University of Toronto,
Faculty of Law, including its award-winning legal
clinic. Prior to joining the University of Toronto
in 2008, Mandhane was a practising criminal lawyer,
representing survivors of domestic and sexual
violence and federally-sentenced prisoners.
Pending review by the Standing Committee on
Government Agencies, Mandhane will take over the
role of chief commissioner from interim chief Ruth
Goba in fall 2015.
students design cargo trailer for wheelchair users
Nouman Khalil | Mississauga
Mazhar Jabakhanji and Angela Chen with their
award-winning The Swivet trailer and a wheelchair.
engineering students are making life easier for
wheelchair users. A team of first year engineering
science students at the University of Toronto
designed a cargo trailer dubbed The Swivet, which
can be attached to any wheelchair.
The project was part of the team’s first-year design
course. The students worked with Mississauga’s
sledge hockey athletes and invented The Swivet. The
purpose of the trailer is to help players safely and
independently carry their sports equipment.
Organizer Sanjay Agnihotri, emcee Francis D’Souza,
celebrity guest Priety Zinta, Miss India-Canada 2015 Manasvi Noel and emcee
- Photographs by M. Sagoo & K. Mytnik
MANASVI Noel of Mississauga, Ontario, was crowned
Miss India-Canada 2015 this past weekend at the 25th annual Miss India-Canada
event. The 16 delegates began the evening with a high-energy dance sequence with
Bollywood hit songs from the last two decades.
World's oldest flowering plant may be
130-million-year-old Press Trust of India | Washington August 18, 2015
have identified a 125 million- to 130 million-year-old freshwater plant, a
contemporary of dinosaurs, as one of earliest flowering plants on Earth.
The finding, represents a major change in the presumed form of one of the
planet's earliest flowers, known as angiosperms, researchers said.
"This discovery raises significant questions about the early evolutionary
history of flowering plants, as well as the role of these plants in the
evolution of other plant and animal life," said David Dilcher, paleobotanist at
the Indiana University in US. The aquatic plant, Montsechia vidalii, once
grew abundantly in freshwater lakes in what are now mountainous regions in
started out as a small movement by the World
Alliance of Goan Associations is today an event
celebrated across the world throughout the month. On
the occasion of World Goa Day, Café finds out about
these associations and how they celebrate their Goan
- By Dolcy D’Cruz | 20 Aug, 2015, 07:03AM IST
World Goa Day was started by the World Alliance of
Goan Associations on August 20, 2000 for Goans
across the globe to celebrate their culture and
heritage. It was the vision of Rene Barreto to unite
Goans spread across the world on this particular day
that gained momentum over the years to become the
grand event that World Goa Day is. This event is
celebrated by Goan associations in various
Mangaluru: It is imperative for all stakeholders
advocating the use of Konkani to bring about the
purity of the language.
The use of language is important and the task,
although difficult, is a much-needed one, said
Francis D'Souza, deputy CM of Goa. It is in this
context that Devanagari script with its good
phonetics makes use of Konkani language sound more
correct to the ears, he said, urging for research to
ensure that purity in language is attained.
How would you react if you
use your smart phone to order the fish of your
liking and it is delivered fresh, clean and cut to
your choice at your door step. No parking hassles,
no haggling over price, no messy footwear and no
need of a handkerchief in the fish market. Fresh
Fish Basket, a recent start up venture does just
that. VIKANT SAHAY logs onto the mobile fish market
HERALD: You have pioneered by selling fresh, cut
and clean fish via the mobile app. What made you
shift from conventional mode of selling fish?
SIDDHI SHANTANU BHONSLE: We and our family are in
this business of fish selling for last 30 years.
Actually market forces and technology up-gradation
made us think. My husband and I were in Pune and we
observed that people were buying vegetables on
mobile app. If it could be vegetables then why can’t
it be fish? Customers are very aware nowadays and
the young generation are tech freaks.It is not only
fresh and clean with experiencing no mess of fish
market, no parking woes and it is delivered home
within two hours of the order placed by your mobile.
Yes, we can proudly say that we are the first in
India to sell fish through mobile app and we
launched this Fresh Fish Basket on December 9, 2014.
Areca nut is an important
crop due to its demand in the local and national
market; large amounts of areca nut are scattered on
the ground at the plantations due to the heavy
Areca nut plantations in Sattari have been badly
affected due to heavy rainfall in the last fifteen
days. Sattari is known as an agricultural base,
where many farmers cultivate various crops with the
help of the agriculture department. Earlier, farmers
used to concentrate only on paddy cultivation, but
nowadays, the agricultural department is boosting
their activities by providing the farmers with
schemes for different crops. Agriculture has been
moving in a positive direction lately; the
production of coconut, mangos and cashews has
increased. The areca nut is also an important crop
due to its demand in the local and national market.
News Clips from India
running American-based multi-national companies
The new C-E-O of Google joins a growing group of
Indian-born chief executives running American-based
multi-national companies. Jesse Hirsh explains what
Canada can learn from India's success.
Listen (runs 6:05)
He suggests that for Canada to progress, tuition for
Engineering at Canada’s universities be free !
It's becoming something of a club -- the growing
number of multi-national corporations with an
Indian-born C-E-O. CBC's Mary Wiens tells us why
everyone loves Indian C-E-Os -- and why so many,
including some of the new ones in Toronto, come from
the south of India.
Listen (runs 7:21)
Indian-American appointed to key position in US
think tank By PTI | 18 Aug, 2015,
The Stimson Centre yesterday announced the
appointment of Sameer Lalwani as Deputy Director for
its South Asia programme.
Lalwani's research will focus on crisis management,
nuclear security, and national security decision
making in South Asia, a press statement adding that
he will help devise Stimson's online open courses on
immigrants are tech's new titans
By Paresh Dave contact the reporter
Indian immigrants are tech's new titans
It's no secret that parents in India urge their kids
to excel in math and science, believing that it's
the clearest path up the social ladder. View on
It's no secret that parents in India urge their kids
to excel in math and science, believing that it's
the clearest path up the social ladder.
But education is only part of the reason Indian
immigrants are reaching the top executive ranks at
major U.S. corporations — most recently Google
Inc.'s appointment of Sundar Pichai this week to
chief executive. That followed Microsoft Corp.'s
promotion of Satya Nadella to CEO last year.5
reasons behind Sundar Pichai's ascent to Google
app usage grows 131 per cent IANS | Published: August
19, 2015 | AP File photo.
average mobile app usage in India has grown by at
least 131 per cent and has outpaced the global
growth rate, panellists participating in the Apps
India conference 2015 have said.
According to the panellists from firms like
PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), Vserv, Mindbowser and
(x)cube Labs, the shift from e-commerce to
m-commerce and more engagement with mobile shopping,
news and personalised apps are factors responsible
for the growth. “The next wave of growth in the
Indian mobile apps is being driven by the increased
usage of smartphones coupled with low mobile tariffs
bridging the digital divide between metros,
non-metros and rural areas,” co-founder of Vserv, a
mobile marketing firm, Ashay Padwal, said.
‘In last 5 years, intake of Indian students in
German universities has doubled’
Representatives of leading German universities and
research funding organisations interacted with the
students and faculty members of Panjab University
and PGIMER in Chandigarh Friday. The German
delegation was led by Stephan Lanzinger, counsellor
and head of Science & Technology section of the
Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany.
+ Justine de Souza Sun Sep 06 10:49:31
September 05, 2015 Toronto - Justine de Souza (ex-Tanga, Tanzania and Toronto, Canada) passed away at Villa Forum with her family by her side.
Wife of the late Hypolito de Souza, Justine is survived by her son, Stephen and daughter-in-law, Odette and pre-deceased by her daughter, Sandra
Justine is survived by Bessie Fernandes (England), Florrie/Jai Panday(England), Roque F....  Read more
+ Dr Wilfred de Souza Fri Sep 04 08:35:01
PANAJI: Former chief minister, Dr Wilfred de Souza passed away after a brief illness at a city hospital on Friday morning. He was 88.
Wilfred, who holds a double FRCS (Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons, (Edinburgh and London) was conferred with several awards, plunged into politics after he contested the assembly elections in 1974. He was recipient of Dr B C Roy Award as "Em....  Read more
Vivien Cedillo de Souza Thu Sep 03 10:30:15
It is with profound sadness that the de Souza and Cedillo families announce the peaceful passing of Vivien Cedillo de Souza on Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015 in the arms of her loving family.
Beloved wife of Raymond for 40 amazing years, devoted mother to her children Lara (Savio), Amanda, and Andrew and adoring grandmother to Genevieve.
Moreover, the three groups showed dramatic increases
in the rates of risk factors for heart problems,
such as diabetes, high blood pressure and obesity.
Canada leads to poorer health, higher health costs,
Toronto, Aug. 10, 2015 /CNW/
- People with lower incomes who struggle
to put food on the table use the health care system
more, leading to higher health care costs, according
to new research from the University of Toronto, the
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), the
Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES),
and the University of Illinois.
parents concerned about kids' ability to handle
life's ups and downs Companies Committed to Kids
(CNW Group/Companies Committed to Kids)
Companies Committed to
Kids releases 'Taking the Pulse of Canada's Kids: A
Landmark Study on Physical, Social, Emotional and
Toronto, Aug. 18, 2015 /CNW/
- In an age of busy schedules and
multiple demands on family time, kids' mental
well-being is a top concern of Canadian parents,
trumping emotional, social and physical well-being
in terms of importance. According to Taking the
Pulse of Canada's Kids: A Landmark Study on
Physical, Social, Emotional and Mental Well-being,
released today by Companies Committed to Kids (CCK),
parents see resiliency as a critical life skill, and
rate the ability to cope with life's ups and downs
as the most important aspects of their child's
post-secondary students head back to school, worried
over money, debt and job prospects: CIBC Poll
Nearly half of all post-secondary students worry
they can't pay upcoming school year's tuition,
living expenses or repay their debt
Toronto, Aug. 17, 2015 /CNW/
- A new poll by CIBC (TSX: CM)
CM) finds that nearly half of post-secondary
students in Canada (48 per cent) worry that
they won't be able to cover the upcoming school
year's tuition and living expenses, or pay back
their student debt once they graduate. In addition,
over one-third expect to graduate with more than
$25,000 in debt.
August 21 (CINEWS) India Rainbow
celebrates 30 years of service to the community with
a Fundraising Gala India Rainbow Community Services
of Peel. Since 1985, India Rainbow has provided
culturally and linguistically appropriate services
to the Peel community, enabling integration and
supporting their settlement, social services,
health, and educational needs. In the past year
alone over 10,000 individuals and families have
availed of their services and programs.
Health care is the purview of the provinces in
Canada, but health leadership -- setting big picture
goals, helping achieve best practices across the
country and providing long-term, sustainable funding
models -- is the role of the federal government. As
the election campaign evolves, Canadians should be
pressing the political parties to take a leadership
position on the health-care file. Primary care, in
particular, could benefit from increased national
dialogue. If we want to improve health care in
Canada, primary care is a good place to start.
Why you need
more vitamin D than you’re probably getting
Canadians live too far
north to deliver enough ultraviolet light from the
sun, which produces most of our vitamin D.
Conditions like this mean that many Canadians don't
get enough vitamin D from the sun.
By: Dr. Reinhold Vieth University of Toronto,
Published on Mon Aug 17 2015
Every Canadian should take a vitamin D supplement —
and in my opinion, you should take far more than
Health Canada recommends.
Vitamin D is crucial to bone health, but it also
helps prevent or slow the spread of a surprising
number of diseases and conditions, from multiple
sclerosis to cancer. No matter how healthy your
diet, you can’t get enough from food. And Canadians
live too far north to deliver enough ultraviolet
light from the sun, which produces most of our
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