Holy Week 2021 Guidelines

We are saddened that once again this year we will not be able to celebrate Easter as we would have hoped. However, it is our obligation and duty, with unconditional love, to make it possible for as many who wish to enter the church.  We ask for your understanding and cooperation to accommodate everyone’s needs,…


Programs of Holy Services for Holy Week and Pascha 2021

In these extraordinary times, and in light of the curfew currently in place, special times have been for all services. Please bear in mind that we are limited to 25 people inside the church. Thank you for your understanding and patience. Below are the Easter Programs for each church (click images to enlarge):


200 Years of Greek Independence Virtual Celebration Highlights

During Sunday’s virtual celebration, co-chaired by Emmanuella Lambropoulos, MP for Saint-Laurent, and Julie Dabrusin, MP for Toronto-Danforth, MPs were given the opportunity to honour Greek Canadian individuals or groups that have made a significant impact in the diaspora. It is with great pride we present to you the “HCGM” moments from the day: In our…

March 25, 2021 – A Day to Remember

March 25, 2021 – A Day to Remember

The HCGM would like to express our sincerest gratitude to all those who helped make March 25, 2021, the 200th anniversary of the start of the Greek Revolution, a day to remember. All of us, working together, we became a city of blue and white. Celebrating Greece’s Bicentennial in a pandemic is not what we…


Virtual Meeting With the New Ambassador of Greece in Canada

On Tuesday, February 23, 2021, on the initiative of the Consul General of Greece in Montreal, Mr. Michalis Gavriilidis, an online meeting was held to introduce Her Excellency, the Ambassador of Greece in Canada, Mrs. Konstantina Athanassiadou, to the Hellenic Community of Greater Montreal (HCGM). The President of the HCGM, Andreas Crilis, and various representatives…


BOD Meeting: February 2021

On Tuesday, February 9, 2021, the monthly meeting of the HCGM Board of Directors was held, in the presence of the media, on the Zoom platform. After the establishment of Quorum and prayer, the President of the HCGM, Andreas Crilis, read to the Board a letter from the President’s Office addressed to the Right Honorable…


The HCGM 2020-2021 Consolidated Budget

On January 28, 2021, at the monthly HCGM board of directors meeting (and in the presence of the media), HCGM Treasurer Voula Neofotistos presented the consolidated budget for the organization for the period ending June 30, 2021. Ms. Neofotistos summarized this budget as a very conservative one that reflects the current reality and restrictions we…


BOD Meeting: January 2021

On Thursday, January 28, 2021, the monthly meeting of the members of the Board of Directors of HCGM was held virtually on the Zoom platform, in the presence of the Media. After the establishment of a quorum and prayer, the President of the Community, Andreas Crilis, made reference to the correspondence of the month. Presentation…


About the Foyer Hellénique

The transfer of the Foyer Hellénique pour Personnes Agées to the HCGM is a very large and a very important financial transaction that the HCGM takes very seriously. We have been actively working to ensure that the transfer will be affected in the most positive manner for the HCGM and that we continue to be…


Message from The President – Christmas 2020

Dear friends, As we have all experienced, 2020 has been a year like no other, not only for us, but for everyone on the planet. This pandemic has altered how we have traditionally worked, communicated, celebrated, and lived our lives with family and friends. Therefore, I would like to extend to all a slightly different…