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Across Canada Preparing to Welcome Syrian Refugees
Ottawa, Nov. 29, 2015 /CNW/
- As the Government of Canada has stepped
up efforts to welcome 25,000 Syrian refugees to
Canada, communities from coast to coast to coast are
also preparing to welcome Syrian refugees with open
arms. A significant portion of refugees arriving in
Canada by the end of December will be privately
sponsored and already have destination communities
large and small that are eagerly anticipating their
services sector: a source of growth for Canada's
Ottawa, Nov. 26, 2015 /CNW/
- The financial services sector directly
accounted for 780,000 jobs and 6.8 per cent of
Canada's gross domestic product (GDP) in 2014,
according to a new Conference Board of Canada report
The statements, opinions, or views in the articles may not
necessarily reflect that of the Goan Voice Canada.
Walking in the Footsteps of His Father By Armand Rodrigues
Since times immemorial, natural disasters,
climate changes, ethnic and religious
strife, unending wars, oppressive
governments, persecution, intractable
conflicts ....... have caused mass
migrations to safer havens in the world.
In the Fall of 1972, PM Pierre Elliot
Trudeau had a difficult decision to make.
Fast-forward to the autumn of 2015, and his
son PM Justin Trudeau is in a similar
predicament of a larger proportion.
Francis’ ecclesiology. It first surfaced in
July 2013 after he made his famous comment,
“Who am I to judge?
While countless millions across the globe
are inspired by Pope Francis and cheer as he
pushes ahead with the reform of the Roman
Curia and renewal of the church, there is a
minority within the Catholic community who
do not like his ecclesiology. They do not
like his vision of church or the kind of
church he is building, and they are showing
their dislike in various ways.
Ferreira: A Saga in Courage -Fr. Cedric Prakash
In the foreword to ‘Colours of the Cage’,
Naresh Fernandes writes “Arun Ferreira
reminds us that diversity of opinion and
debate are essential for any society to
flourish. The worst thing we can do to
ourselves is to imprison our imagination”.
On September 27th 2011 Arun Ferreira was
released from the Nagpur jail after being
illegally incarcerated since May 2007 on
charges of being a naxalite. Just as he
stepped out from the gates of the jail even
as his aged parents and other family members
waited outside the jail to welcome him back
into their loving embrace, Arun was forcibly
arrested once again and that too without a
The next day, on September 28th he was
produced at the JMFC Court in Gadchiroli
district, Maharashtra in a fabricated case
of criminal conspiracy of 2007 despite the
fact that the Trial Court had exonerated him
of every single charge the previous day. He
continued to languish in jail till January
3rd 2012 when he was granted bail; only on
January 29th 2014 was he finally acquitted
of all the false cases which were foisted on
him by the State and other vested interests.
Anniversary Christmas Extravaganza By Romeo D’Souza
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The 55 Plus Goan Association marked the 10th year of
its inception with a Grand Anniversary and Christmas
Extravaganza Ball at the Renaissance by the Creek
Banquet Hall in Mississauga, on Friday, Nov. 27,
made of 170,000 pieces of crystal by Swarovski seen
Click image to enlarge
Tourists watch the
crystal Christmas tree at a shopping mall in Kuala
Lumpur, Malaysia, Nov. 29, 2015. The 23-meter-high
Christmas tree was made of 170,000 pieces of crystal
by Swarovski to celebrate Christmas this year. (Xinhua/Chong
Diamonds has recovered an extremely rare 23.16 carat
pink diamond from its Williamson mine in Tanzania.
The pink diamond – one of the most highly coveted of
all the coloured stones – is an example of high
quality and is the most significant recovery by
Petra from the mine to date, according to the mining
Climate summit dialogue
must include the poorest sectors of society
Pope Francis waters a tree
he planted during a visit to the United Nations
office in Nairobi, Kenya, on Nov. 26. (Photo by Paul
community is facing a stark and serious choice,
"either to improve or to destroy the environment,"
Pope Francis said, referring to the upcoming climate
change summit in Paris.
Hull-aballoo: New US Navy destroyer's
seaworthiness questioned By David Sharp, Associated Press | Associated Press
Seaworthy? We'll see. Navy stealth destroyer's
stability questioned as 1st test nears
FILE - In this Oct.
31, 2013 file photo the Navy's stealthy Zumwalt destroyer is built at Bath
Iron Works, in Bath, Maine. The Navy's largest destroyer cuts an imposing
figure: massive in size, with an angular shape, hidden weapons, and an unusual
hull that fell out of favor a century ago in part because it can be unstable.
How this unusual hull shape works in rough seas will be answered when the ship
heads to sea in December. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty, file)
BATH, Maine (AP) -- The largest destroyer
built for the U.S. Navy cuts an imposing figure: massive, with an angular shape,
hidden weapons and antennas, and electric-drive propulsion. But underneath the
stealthy exterior resides a style of hull that fell out of favor a century ago
in part because it can be unstable.
IESO Selects New Energy Storage Projects
MILTON, ON, Nov. 23, 2015 /CNW/ - Ontario's
Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) has offered contracts to five
companies for nine separate energy storage projects totalling 16.75 megawatts
(MW). These projects mark the completion of the IESO's plan to secure a total of
50 MW of energy storage in Ontario. Once the projects are in service, they will
demonstrate their ability to support reliability by responding to changing grid
Lynch was born and raised in post-WWII Nairobi. She studied in London,
England, and after returning briefly to Kenya, emigrated to Canada in 1970. A
teacher by profession, Maria is now retired and living in Toronto with her
husband. Beneath the African Sun is her first novel.
Synopsis- When Sabby Mendes leaves Portuguese Goa aboard the dhow Monsoon
Wind bound for British East Africa in 1916, he has one dream—to find work as a
tailor in the relatively new capital of Nairobi. Sabby is a young man, still a
teenager, but he is determined to build a life for himself, and he knows that
the opportunities in the British Protectorate are better than those facing him
News Clips from Goa
for Costa as Portuguese PM, but does he feel Goan?
Goanews Desk, Panaji | 26
November 2015 16:26 IST
at large are feeling proud that a Goan by origin
will be the Prime Minister of Portugal, the one-time
colonial rulers who ruled Goa for 451 years. But
does Antonio Costa feel the same?
“It’s definitely a matter of pride for all of us. I
hope he also feels the same about Goa”, says Dr
Wilfred Mesquita, the NRI Commissioner of Goa.
54-year old Costa, also known as Gandhi of Lisbon,
will be sworn in as the new Prime Minister of
Live in Christ to face
challenges, Vatican envoy tells families
Team Herald PILAR: Archbishop Salvatore Pennacchio,
the Vatican envoy to India and Nepal, stated that
family is a crucial point in the pastoral ministry
and urged all families to have Christ as the centre
of their households.
music would have inherited a bigger legacy if Goan
musicians such as Chic Chocolate and Sebastian
D'Souza had done more for the genre like Chris Perry
had done so, says Bardroy Barretto, filmmaker of the
successful Konkani movie Nachom-ia Kumpasar, based
on the life of such Goan musicians.
Goa Govt looks
for expat donations
Nov 21, 2015 | Times News Network
Panaji: Looking to tap offerings from
Goan expatriates, the state cabinet has approved a
novel scheme titled 'Mhozo Gaum-Majem Goem' (My
village-my Goa). Under the scheme, the NRI cell
shall seek voluntary donations and contributions
either from an individual expatriate or from a group
of two or more expatriate donors, which will be used
to finance projects in the state.
Goa Archdiocese holds
film festival for students protesting political
Goa Archdiocese has backed students struggling
against political appointments in India's premier
film school by organizing a parallel film festival
during the ongoing International Film Festival of
GOA has always been popular amongst sun worshipping
travelers. Whether it’s for no frills beach holidas
or a more cultural adventures there is something for
everybody in this Indian paradise. A fascinating
Portuguese influence can be found across many of the
villages and the beautiful city of Old Goa. As the
ruling power from the 16th to the 18th century,
Portugal shaped the unique culture that still
remains today. We’ve put together a selection of the
best sights dating back to this era.
India’s demographic advantage—with over 50% of the
population expected to be under the age of 25 years
by 2020—is a well-known fact across the globe today.
However, for the country to leverage and benefit
from this advantage, it needs to be ensured that our
youth is adequately prepared for productively
participating in the path to economic development
in state elections bucks growing trend of
S.K. Lawrence (right), a
Christian activist, greets Nitish Kumar (left), the
newly re-elected chief minister of India's Bihar
state, after a swearing-in ceremony on Nov. 20. (ucanews.com
Church leaders in
eastern Indian Bihar state hope the election victory
of a secularist chief minister will see more room
for religious tolerance, amid worrying trends in
anti-Christian sentiments nationwide.
Pakistan plans reforms in militancy-hit tribal
regions English.news.cn 2015-11-28
| by Muhammad Tahir
Islamabad, Nov. 28 (Xinhua)
-- A high level committee in Pakistan is
working on comprehensive reforms to bring the
country's tribal regions to the national mainstream
as violent extremism and terrorism in nearly a
decade has badly disrupted the lives of the tribal
to launch global solar alliance
photovoltaic solar panels for installation in
Charanka village in Patan …
(Reuters) - French President Francois
Hollande and India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi
will on Monday launch an international solar
alliance aimed at eventually bringing clean and
affordable solar energy within the reach of all.The launch will coincide with a summit of world
leaders at the start of two weeks of talks on the
outskirts of Paris to seek a new global deal on
curbing climate change, by shifting from fossil
fuels towards renewable energy.
An Indian government statement on Sunday said there
were well over 100 solar-rich countries in the
tropics that could be members of the International
Solar Alliance to develop clean and affordable solar
+Maria Lina Soares- November 22, 1909 - December 15, 2015 Thu Dec 17 08:42:37
Soares, Maria Lina- (Teacher, Librarian at St. Joseph's Convent School, Dar Es Salaam)-passed away peacefully at the Mariann Home, Richmond Hill on Tuesday morning December 15, 2015 in her 107th year.
Maria, loving wife of the late Peter Soares. Dear mother of Denis (Belinda), Eileen (Bruno) and the late Ivan. Cherished grandmother of Sharon and the late Duane, Andrea, Evelyn and ....  Read more
+ Fernando Aquino Tue Dec 15 02:20:06
Fernando Aquino passed away on December 13th of a massive heart attack.
He was a long time resident of Tanzania and then migrated with his wife Yvonne to Perth in Australia.
It is with sadness we share the passing of our Mother, Grandmother, Great Grandmother – Agnes Severina De Souza.
She was born, raised and married in Goa to her late husband Louis Xavier Merces De Souza and later moved to Kenya, then England and finally to Toronto, Canada where she passed away surrounded by her family at Rouge Valley Centenary Hospital the afternoon of December 12,....  Read more
+Tony De Souza Sat Dec 12 08:19:43
Tony De Souza passed away peacefully in his sleep in Scarborough on Saturday, December 12, 2015
Loving husband of Olivia. Beloved father of Alison (Gerald) and David (Sheri)
Cherished grandfather of Joshua, James, Conner.
Brother of: Victor (late Maggie), Joe (Berty), Rosalind (Ric), Teresa (late Oney), Claire (Tony), Maria (John), late Andrew (Patsy).&....  Read more
+CORREIA, MEENA ASSIZA Sun Dec 06 03:04:27
Passed away suddenly and peacefully on 30th November, 2015 in St. Petersburg, Florida with family.
Meena, the beloved and ever loving wife of Fabian for nearly 45 years and devoted mother of her darlings Sharon–Ann (Lawrence), Aaron ( Shirley Anne) and Byron (Tanya). Brother of Joseph (Joyce), Sylvie (Gabriel), Steven (Martha) and Niece of Nasci Caldeira. Sister in Law to Laura (M....  Read more
“The Friends of St Francis Xavier will be
celebrating the feast of St. Francis Xavier on 12
Dec, 2015 at Our Lady of the Rosary Parish 2950
Midland Ave, Scarborough Ont. Procession at 11.30 am
followed by solemn at Mass at 12 noon.
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Events for 2016
Sunday, July 17, 2016
Calangute Association, Canada
Feast of Patron
St. Francis Xavier's Church
Mississauga Holy Mass at 1:30 P.M.
Flyer to follow
Sunday, September 11, 2016
Calangute Association, Canada
2016 Calangute Social
Europa Convention Centre
Mississauga at 11:30 A.M.
Flyer to follow
Health & Wellness
Osteoporosis Awareness Month Nov 23, 2015
Calcium, vitamin D
proven to slow bone loss… and you can now add
protein to the list!
and men over 50 years old who already take calcium
and vitamin D supplements to prevent osteoporosis
may have to consider adjusting their protein intake
as well. According to recent research by the
Canadian Multicentre Osteoporosis Study (CaMos),
older adults lacking an adequate amount of protein
in their diets run a higher risk of increased bone
fragility and fractures.
MUHC endocrinologist Dr. David Goltzman is the
principal investigator of the Canadian Multicentre
Osteoporosis Study (CaMos), an exceptional resource
for advancing the knowledge about health and aging
New report on
long-term care in Ontario shows residents' care
needs are increasing
Toronto, Nov. 23, 2015 /CNW/
- Today, the Ontario Long Term Care
Association released its annual report on long-term
care in Ontario, This is Long-Term Care 2015,
highlighting the increasing needs of residents in
long-term care homes over the last five years.
Since 2010, when the government changed the
admission criteria for long-term care, new residents
have been coming to long-term care homes at a later
stage in the progression of their diseases. Their
health is more likely to be unstable, their health
issues are more complex, and they are more
physically frail. The report shows that:
recalls seasonal lights due to overheating, cause of
fire CTV Winnipeg | Published
Friday, November 20, 2015
sets are being recalled as a result of overheating
and causing fire. (Photo courtesy Health Canada)
Health Canada is
warning consumers of defects with some seasonal
lights that may have safety risks.
Medical Association Journal publishes CTFPHC's
Guideline on Screening for Cognitive Impairment in
Guideline recommends not
screening asymptomatic adults (≥65 years of age) for
OTTAWA, Nov. 30, 2015 /CNW/
- The Canadian Task Force on Preventive
Health Care (CTFPHC) has released its
recommendations to Canadian clinicians and
policymakers on screening for cognitive impairment
in adults aged 65 years and older. These
recommendations were published today in the Canadian
Medical Association Journal (CMAJ).
Malware - the
gift you don't want re-gifted: Eight Top Tips from
Trend Micro to help ensure safe online holiday
OTTAWA, Nov. 26, 2015 /CNW/
- Online retail in Canada continues to
increase, and according to a recent survey by TD
Bank (Anatomy of an Online Shopper), more than seven
in 10 (72 percent) of Canadians surveyed do at least
some of their holiday shopping online.