Tag: Canada

Eritrea Government, Community Group Slam Canada’s Expulsion of Consul

Eritrea Government, Community Group Slam Canada’s Expulsion of Consul By Nick Logan Global News VANCOUVER – The government of Eritrea has condemned Canada’s decision to expel its consul general. semere Gheberemariam O. Micael, head of the Eritrean consulate general in Toronto A statement from the country’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs equates the move to bullying. “[Eritrea] considers the expulsion […]

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Lives Lived: Keflimariam Mahari, 71

Lives Lived: Keflimariam Mahari, 71 Haile Selassie’s pilot, friend to Eritrean refugees, husband, father. Born Aug. 21, 1941, in Hebo, Eritrea, died March 28, 2013, in Toronto of complications from a fall, aged 71. JOSHUA GOLDHAR The Globe and Mail | May. 10 2013 Captain Keflimariam Mahari was best known in Canada for his generous […]

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Grace Mahary: Canada’s next top model

  Toronto Fashion Week: Canada’s next top models Grace Mahary wears a gown by Pavoni, available at Holt Renfrew. Ring at Designs by Naomi. By Derick ChettyFashion Reporter   We know we’re supposed to be looking at the clothes. But when World MasterCard Fashion Week kicks off today, all eyes will be on the models. Canada has a […]

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Audio: Interview with Eritrean Consul in Canada Regarding 2% tax – VOA

Interview with Mr. Semere G/ Mariam O/ Michael Eritrean Consulate in Canada Regarding the 2% tax with VOA Tigrinia   ካናዳ፡ ቆንስላ ኤርትራ 2% ምእካብ ዲፕሎማሲያዊ ሓላፍነቱ ኣይኮነን ብዝብል ከምዝኸልከለት ቆንስል ኤርትራ ኣፍሊጡ ካናዳ ኣብ ሃገራ ንዝርከብ ቆንስል ኤርትራ ካብ ኤርትራውያን ነበርቲ ካናዳ ክልተ ካብ ሚእቲ ግብሪ ከይእክብ  ከም ዝአገደት ክግለፅ ቀንዩ'ሎ። ነዚ ከብርሃልና ንቤት […]

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‘It is our right’: Eritrea vows to continue taxing citizens in Canada despite warning from Ottawa

Stewart Bell | National Post | Sep 21, 2012 6:15 PM ET   TORONTO — The diplomat who represents one of Africa’s most authoritarian regimes said Friday his government would continue collecting what some call an “extortion tax” in Canada even though the Department of Foreign Affairs has demanded that it stop. “We have to tax our people, […]

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