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Nigerian Canadian News: BEST EDITORIAL, FREE EXPRESSION/CONCEPT AND VISUAL PRESENTATION award of the year

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Congrats to the publisher, Nigerian-Canadian News Canada, Ms Ngozi Ugoh for the Award from the National Ethnic Press & Media Council of Canada. Our 2nd award from the Council and the 3rd award this year. RECOGNIZED FOR “BEST EDITORIAL, FREE EXPRESSION/CONCEPT AND VISUAL PRESENTATION” AND MANY YEARS OF CIRCULATION.  About Us The Nigerian Canadian News, one of Ontario’s leading providers of community ...

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5 things everyone should know about GMO food labels

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(NC) Canadian food products are increasingly decked out in a multitude of food labels about everything from allergens and fat to genetically modified organisms, or GMOs. It’s all meant to help consumers make healthy eating choices, but too much information can be overwhelming — especially about a topic like GMOs, where there are a lot of questions. Here’s what you ...

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Canadian consumers demanding more mobile options

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(NC) In an always-on world, we increasingly want more choices, including the flexibility to use our favourite products and services on whatever device we’re on — from our smartphones to tablets. New research makes it clear that the shift that is transforming the buying habits of Canadians. Their preferences for interacting with businesses mean that it’s critically important for small ...

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Top retirement tips for small business owners

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(NC) Do you keep an eye on your retirement nest egg despite the distracting, day-to-day tasks of running your small business? Many of us don’t, but there are some clever ways to be proactive for future financial security. Meridian, Ontario’s largest credit union, offers the following tips to help small business owners start saving for their dreams:   Start now. Retirement ...

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Shorter residency requirement for would-be Canadians set to take effect

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BRAMPTON, Ont. — Important changes to Canadian citizenship rules, including how long a newcomer has to be in the country to be eligible, will take effect next week, Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen announced Wednesday. Speaking in the highly diverse community of Brampton, Ont., just northwest of Toronto, Hussen said the changes undo barriers the former Conservative government put in place. ...

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August, 2017

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City partners with Greyhound to provide new connection for passengers

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Good news for passengers travelling in the Edmonton region. Edmonton Transit Service (ETS) and Greyhound Canada have reached an arrangement that will allow Greyhound to provide passenger connection between their station at 12360 121 St. and the City of Edmonton Kingsway Transit Centre, starting September 17, 2017. “The coach shuttle solution will now provide Greyhound passengers with a seamless connection ...

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A Beautiful Time of Year in Ontario

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Autumn’s vibrant colours are a great backdrop for some amazing experiences WATERLOO, Ont. — Just because summer is drawing to a close it doesn’t mean you have to put the travel bug to bed.   Sure, the kids are back in school and most people wrapped up their holiday time in July and August. But there is a lot to ...

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When Royalty Embraces Progress – Still on Ooni’s Visit to Canada @150

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Traditional rulers in Africa are no doubt an embodiment of grace personified. They never walk alone like the slogan of the popular English Premier League side and of course, their roles as the custodian of culture gives them a social status that enables them to flaunt regalia and decorate themselves with women as if they were commodities. In the 21st ...

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Canada @ 150 – The argument for a seat at the UN Security Council

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Canada’s milestone anniversary as it clocks 150 is not only a landmark achievement but also significant. Beyond the democratic ideals which promote freedom to attain the summit of happiness and prosperity, the country is also the melting pot for cross-cultural connection. The country boasts of not less than 200 different nationalities as it provides a safe haven for thousands seeking ...

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Ontario Fair Housing Plan: Can this plan address the rise in housing prices and low inventory in the

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 GTA – By Steve Ezeude   “If you’re not going to put money in real estate, where else?” — Tamir Sapir, business mogul   The sleepless nights suffered by politicians and law makers over the escalating housing prices in the Greater Toronto Area in the last two years have yielded some tangible fruits with the Ontario Government’s announced plans to ...

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Justin Bieber has been banned from performing in China

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The Beijing’s Bureau Culture said in a very statement released that the young singer is a talented singer, however he’s also a controversial Singer. it was said that it’s inappropriate to allow entertainers with bad behaviours. China has added the name of the youngster to the list of Hostile Foreign Forces ranking somewhere below the Dalai Lama and Taiwanese separatists. ...

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Patriotism: Toronto condemned a patriotic act which saved taxpayers $50,000

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A local patriotic citizen built a set of stairs at his park for just C$550 when the city budgeted a cost of a minimum of C$65,000 ($51,500, £40,000) for it. This act can be seen as an act of patriotism, and everybody should emulate this. But, rather than the government commendation, Toronto has blocked off the access to the local ...

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June, 2017

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June Edition

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Canada – Quebec to give abortion pill for free by end of 2017

                Thursday, 6th of July, Quebec Health Minister Gaétan barrette declared that ”the abortion pill are going to be available to Quebec residents for free by the end of autumn 2017”. “The government of Quebec has always been supportive towards the right of ladies to choose, significantly with regard to abortion,” said barrette. ...

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Trudeau visit Queen with a Canadian flag

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau marked Canada’s 150th birthday with the Queen of England on Wednesday by giving her the Canadian flag that flew on the Peace Tower on Canada Day. Trudeau met with Queen Elizabeth II for a non-public audience at the Palace of Holyroodhouse on a daylong stop in Edinburgh , her official Scottish residence, where he presented her ...

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Restaurants say Vancouver should not ban foam containers, coffee cups

Restaurants say Vancouver should not ban foam containers, coffee cups

By Robert Njeru Vancouver is likely to ban take-out container waste, plastic bags and disposable cups. As expected, people in the restaurant industry have come out to oppose the move claiming that it is unrealistic. The city is aiming to have a Zero-Waste program by 2040 and City staff members are searching for ways to reduce single-use waste. Staff members ...

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Trudeau says that Record-breaking Canadian sniper should be celebrated

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau recently said that Canadians ought to “celebrate” a Canadian sniper who delivered a record-breaking kill shot in Iraq. He was additionally quick to defend Canada’s position in Iraq, describing their mission as a non-combat one. According to Trudeau, Canadian forces are doing their duty as a part of the coalition against Daesh. What happened is consistent ...

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