Por Melissa Nicolasi
Carta aberta a Vilma Gryzinski em resposta ao artigo “Justin Trudeau e bonitinho, mas altamente ordinario”
Prezada Sra. Vilma Gryzinsky,
Você não me conhece, mas eu sou jornalista. Tinha pendurado minhas proverbiais chuteiras muitos anos atrás. Porém, assim como em Rocky, o Lutador, quando Balboa volta para mais uma rodada, suas palavras me tiraram da aposentadoria. Achei irresistível palpitar.
Sei que esta não é uma matéria jornalística, que devo estar um pouco enferrujada, mas acho que eu ainda tenho o dom. Sabe aquele? Noventa por cento transpiração,...
SPRING FESTIVALS: Grab the family, friend, and hit the road to any one of these springtime gems
Festivals & Events Ontario (FEO) would like to invite you to celebrate spring with a sample of this year’s Top 100 Festivals and Events. There are many ways to indulge in the change of the seasons and taking in a favourite Ontario Festival is just one of the ways to waken your senses. Don’t have a favourite spring festival yet? We suggest you shake off winter and celebrate the return of spring by making your way to any of these 17 noteworthy spring festivals.
Report & photos by Isabel Raupp
Toronto, February 1st: 17 degrees below zero
When I found out I was moving to Canada, I couldn’t help but go online and check the weather forecast and the climate of the region I was about to move to. Yes, I was about to arrive to Canada, more precisely to Toronto. Not only is the weather forecast an essential part of a travel list but it is also part of the city’s everyday life.
Many said it would be too cold for a Brazilian, shivering with fear, rather than from the cold. When I arrived, it was a typical 1st of February: 17 degrees below zero, gray...
Interview: Jair Galvao, Maceio’s Secretary for the Promotion of Tourism
By Leila Monteiro Lins
After defining the order of tours according to the tides, take the jangada that goes to the natural pools of Pajuçara, one of the most beautiful urban beaches of Maceió.
DISCOVER - What makes Maceió special in relation to the rest of the Brazilian coast?
Jair Galvao - Maceió is probably the only Brazilian capital city, surrounded by a massive coral reef that stretches along the coastline forming amazing natural pools. In addition to having warm waters that go from deep emerald green...
STUDYING IN CANADA: SCHOLARSHIPS FOR BRAZILIAN STUDENTS
by Leila Monteiro Lins
Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) is thrilled to announce the launch of a brand new grant for Brazilian students studying in Canada. This new program will give Brazilians the opportunity to enroll in colleges and institutes across the country, while strengthening ties between the two countries post-secondary education systems.
The scholarships were announced in São Paulo, Brazil, during the 2nd Canada-Brazil Language, Education, and Workforce Forum. Colleges and Institutes Canada participated...
ELECTRONIC TRAVEL AUTHORIZATION ( eTA ) OR VISITOR VISA?
IMPORTANT: the Canadian government stepped back and left Brazilian citizens "for a second phase."
As of March 15, 2016, visa-exempt foreign nationals who fly to or transit through Canada are expected to have an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA). Exceptions include U.S. citizens and travellers with a valid Canadian visa. Canadian citizens, including dual citizens, and Canadian permanent residents are not eligible to apply for an eTA.
However, from March 15, 2016 until fall 2016, travellers who do not have an eTA can board...
CANADA IN FOCUS: Embracing the Portuguese Language community in Canada.
Women's Day: Brazilian artist Andrea Auerbach Vieira donates one of her works
By Leila Monteiro Lins | Photos: Teresa Oliveira
Honourable Premier Katleen Wynne met around 200 women at Queen's Park to celebrate the strength and achievements of women worldwide.
The Brazilian artist Andrea Auerbach Vieira donated one of her works to the Honourable Premier Kathleen Wynne. The gift was presented at the International Women's Day Ceremony, on March 8th, Queen's Park, Ontario.
The artist was inspired by the various...
BRAZIL-CANADA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AT PDAC 2016
The PDAC 2016 is just around the corner, and the Brazil-Canada Chamber of Commerce (BCCC) is very proud to announce the 10th Edition of the Brazil-Canada at PDAC series of events focused on the Brazilian mineral and mining industries.
The BCCC is honoured to have had the privilege to be the vehicle whereby hundreds of companies the opportunity to present their projects to an audience of high profile mining professionals and government representatives from around the globe and especially from the Brazilian mining community. They have striven to promote...
Find a job that is right for you at the
First Annual Job and Career Fair!
On Saturday, March 5th MPP Cristina Martins will be hosting a Job and Career Fair with Councillor Ana Bailão from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM at the Galleria Shopping Centre (1245 Dupont St, Toronto). This is a great chance to find a full-time, part time or internship opportunity.
Connect with potential employers and take advantage of free interactive career-building workshops.
Cristina Martins mailing address is:
Office of Cristina Martins, MPP for Davenport
1199 Bloor Street West
Healthcare Breakfast Event
The event will address the current opportunities in the Brazilian market for Medical Devices and Health IT, as well as showcase successful partnerships between Canadian and Brazilian Healthcare organizations.
ONE-ON-ONE MEETINGS Meet one-on-one with key importers and regulatory affairs experts from Brazil, allowing you to showcase your technology and explore entry into the Brazilian Market.
Main topics to be covered are:
Opportunities in the Brazilian health sector;
Updates regarding the regulatory environment in Brazil;