201610.13
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A Message from the President – October 2016

Dear friends, As fall slowly begins to enter this month, the HCGM is hard at work organising several important events: our first-ever televised Marathon and the celebrations of Thessaloniki’s liberation on October 26, 1912 and the Hellenic Epic of October 28th 1940. On October 16th, the Hellenic Community of Greater Montreal’s (HCGM) Fundraising Committee is…

201610.05
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TeleMarathon 2016

“Kyrie, It is Zeus’ anathema on our epoch for the dynamism of our economies and the heresy of our economic methods and policies that we should agonize between the Scylla of numismatic plethora and the Charybdis of economic anaemia. It is not my idiosyncrasy to be ironic or sarcastic but my diagnosis would be that…

201610.05
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“Alexandria” cross-country race

On September 27th, for the fifth consecutive year, the “Alexandria” cross-country race was held at the Centre de la Nature in Laval. More than 1,100 HCGM “Socrates-Démosthène” school students, from all campuses, participated in the annual race, dedicated to Alexander the Great. The “Alexandria” race was first organised by the Demosthenes School of the former…

201610.05
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Certificates of Attainment in Greek

Recently, the annual examinations results of the Certificates of Attainment in Greek, were published in our Greek media platform. Given this opportunity, we present to you the background and the usability of this Certificate. The HCGM is the sole examination centre in Quebec and the HCGM schools focus on the appropriate preparation of their students,…

201610.05
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Reconstruction of Koimisis tis Theotokou Church

We are pleased to inform you on the progress of Panagitsa’s reconstruction. Once the project started, our civil engineers observed that the existing foundations did not have the required reinforcements. As such, new directives were issued for the partial demolition of the existing foundations, in order to pour them anew and reinforce them as required….

201610.05
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Tribute to the « Epic of 1940 »

« The time has come for Greece to fight for her independence. Greeks, now we must prove ourselves worthy of our forefathers and the freedom they bestowed upon us.  Greeks, now fight for your Fatherland, for your wives, for your children and the sacred traditions.  Now, over all things, fight! » With these words, Ioannis Metaxas, Greek…