By Yohannes Ayalew
Photos from Assefa and Nasser
Teferi Aseefa and Naser Kaid are two Ethiopian – Canadians vying for Toronto City Council seat and School Board trustee on October 27th. Assefa is a candidate for Ward 25 Scarborough Southwest against City Councilor Michelle Berardinetti, part of a Liberal duo whose husband is the local MPP, and Kaid is running against controversial trustee Elizabeth Moyer. Continue reading
Since the Ontario election was called, CivicAction and Move the GTHA has been taking to streets, subways and buses of the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA) to channel the frustration and congestion residents face each day.
The #VoteTransit campaign’s goal is to encourage residents to see the June 12 election as an historic opportunity to move our region’s transportation network into the 21st century. We are urging residents to ask all parties’ Continue reading
Premier Discusses Ontario Liberal Support for New Ontarians
In a press release sent to ethiofidel.com by the Ontario Liberal party, the Premier Kathleen Wynne outlined the Liberal Plan to create high-skill, high-paying jobs, invest in infrastructure and help Ontarians retire with dignity and security in Toronto today.
“In Ontario, we are blessed with so many vibrant communities, each one a proud source of strength, each one a part of what makes us One Ontario,” said Premier Wynne. “Leadership is about putting people before politics, and the comprehensive Liberal Plan will ensure opportunity for every person in our great province.” Continue reading
Subway car breaks out of the tunnel and slams in to a car, this was the fake scene at Yonge and Elm street 2 blocks north of Dundas Square, in Toronto, Canada.
wait…. What? How? When?
I know weird eh!
According to officers that were at location, the accident scene will remain there till May 16, 2014. So if you want to see this crazy and weird accident scene just hurry down to downtown Toronto, and witness it for yourself.
Check out these events and attractions for a memorable family getaway.
March 9 – 16 at Better Living Centre.
This indoor fun park has entertainment to thrill the whole family with over 20 mechanical and inflatable rides, a little tots area for the under 5 set, arts and crafts, animals, elephant rides and more! Continue reading
Ontario is taking steps to strengthen its role in immigrant selection by introducing legislation today that would, if passed, help meet the province’s future labour market needs and support economic growth.
Building on the government’s Immigration Strategy, the proposed Ontario Immigration Act would, if passed, assist the province in working with the federal government to maximize the social, cultural and economic benefits of immigration by: Continue reading
2014 Family day in Ajax Ontario with Chris Alexander (ministry of CIC). ethiofidel.com was there to cover the event and interview the organizer Chris Alexander, and bring his message to Canadian Families Continue reading
Ontario’s minimum wage workers are getting a raise.
After a four-year freeze at $10.25 and a provincial advisory panel’s call Monday to peg future minimum wage increases to inflation, the Wynne government is poised to boost the rate retroactively later this week, sources say.
The cumulative inflation rate since 2010 is 6.7 per cent, putting the new minimum wage at $10.94. But according to Star Columnist Martin Regg Cohn, the government is planning to round it up to $11. Toronto minimum wage worker Acsana Fernando Continue reading
To date, the Ontario Bridge Training Program has supported 50,000 highly-skilled immigrants by providing vital services, such as education and skills assessments, clinical or workplace experience, occupation-related language training and exam preparation for professional licensing. Foreign-trained nurses, engineers, accountants, bankers, optometrists and IT specialists are among those getting the support, licensing and certification needed to connect them with jobs in their profession or trade.