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New Alberta Premier Visits BC

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The foundations for a new working relationship were established Tuesday between the Premiers of Alberta and British Columbia.
Increasingly, B.C. and Alberta are the economic engine of Confederation - a role both Premier Prentice and I embrace,; said Premier Clark. We’re working together to ensure our provinces are able to make even greater economic and cultural contributions to Canada.
As neighbours with vibrant, diverse economies and a healthy resource sector, both Provinces are (...)

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SLCCAS feeds Sierra Leonean children

21 December 2009

As part of its Christmas programs, the Sierra Leone-Canadian Children’s Aid Society (SLCCAS) Saturday, December 19th, 2009 provided food and clothing to close to two hundred school children of the One Family Preparatory and Primary School at Kissy Dockyard in the East end of Freetown during the Christmas Carol Service organised by the school.
Addressing staff, children and their families, the Country Representative of SLCCAS, Abdulai Bayraytay(photo) started by thanking parents for (...)

GCABC: First Annual Scholarship Award and End-of-Year Dinner

11 December 2009

GHANAIAN-CANADIAN ASSOCIATION OF BRITISH COLUMBIA
NEWS RELEASE December 9, 2009
For Immediate Release
First Annual Scholarship Award and End-of-Year Dinner
The Ghanaian-Canadian Association of British Columbia (GCABC) will hold its First Annual Scholarship Awards and End-of-Year Dinner on Saturday, December 19, 2009 at the Compass Point Inn, 9850 King George Highway in Surrey at 6PM.
First Annual Scholarship Awards and End-of-Year Dinner, which will feature a splendid display of (...)

Sierra Leonean Children’s Aid Society Fundraising Dinner in Toronto

1 December 2009

By Our Correspondent
Sierra Leoneans in the Greater Toronto Area in Canada have described a fundraising dinner organized by the Sierra Leone-Canadian Children’s Aid Society (SLCCAS) Sunday, November 22nd, 2009 at the Conference Room of the National Jewish Women Council of Canada on Bathurst Street in Toronto as an extraordinary accomplishment.
The above observation was made by virtue of the SLCCAS being the first of its kind in establishing an organization within the African (...)

Canada: Allieu Sesay is new SALNAM President

8 November 2009

The Sierra Leone Nationals Association of Manitoba (SALNAM), on Saturday October 31 elected a new executive. According to information on the SALNAM website, the following are members of the new executive:
Sallieu Sesay (President)
Vice President-Ken-Abu Kamara
Secretary General-Abu-Bakarr Kamara
Secretary General-Abu-Bakarr Kamara
Assistant Secretary General- Alie Hassan Nasralla (Unopposed)
Treasurer - Elizabeth Joko Johnson (Unopposed)
Social Secretary - Aminata Marah (...)

APC-Washington State Party

8 November 2009

All Peoples’ Congress Washington State Chapters.
Invites you and your family to a fundraising party
Time: November 28, 2009
Place: 26108 pacific Ave. South Des-moines Wa.
Time: 8pm to 2am
There will be food and drinks at minimal cost.
Donation: not less than $ 20.00
All proceeds will go towards sponsoring ten students of the begging blind men and women of Sierra Leone.
Directions: I – 5 South (a)take Exit 147 at the light turn right to;(b) Pacific are (...)

Saudi Arabia - World Businessmen ready for UK Conference

7 November 2009

By Alhaji Jalloh, Riyadh.
As part of its giant strides to showcase some investment opportunities to potential investors, the Sierra Leone Embassy in Riyadh- Saudi Arabia has succeeded in wooing some high profile international businessmen for the donor conference scheduled for 18th and 19th at the Queen Elizabeth 11 Conference Center, Westminster, London.
Among them are, Mr. Ammar Marouf of Syrian Investment Group ( SIG) in Damascus – Syria, Nigerian business tycoon, Chief Sir (...)

A Chat with Dr. Godwin Eni of British Columbia

6 November 2009

Dr. Godwin Eni, originally from Nigeria, is a leading figure in the African-Canadian community in British Columbia, Canada. Afri-Can magazine (a sister publication to PV) editor and publisher Gibril Koroma recently had a chat with him. Here is how it went:
Afri-Can Magazine: The name Godwin Eni is well known in the African-Canadian community in BC and beyond. Could you please briefly introduce yourself to some of our readers who may not know you?
Godwin Eni: Perhaps my name seems to be (...)

Edmonton Leone Stars crowned soccer league champions in Canada

23 October 2009

By Abayomi Charles Roberts, PV General Editor, in Edmonton, Canada .
Sierra Leone’s soccer ambassadors in Edmonton, Canada, were on Saturday October 17 crowned Division 3B Outdoor League Champions for the 2009 season, by the Edmonton and District Soccer Association (EDSA). Edmonton Leone Stars, having finished first in their eight-team pool, have been promoted. They will play in the much tougher Division Two next summer.
The ceremony, hosted by EDSA, took place at the ultra-modern (...)

ForeignPolicy Camp by Canada’s World

8 October 2009

ForeignPolicyCamp:
Date: Monday, November 30, 2009
Time: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm PST
Location: SFU Harbour Centre, 515 W. Hastings St. Vancouver, BC
Cost: $30 (Scholarships may be available).
There’s a revolution going on right now in the way we think of foreign policy - it’s no longer solely what the government does, but rather what we all do to shape our role in the world. Whether they call it foreign policy or not, groups that operate outside the purview of government (...)

SALNAM presidential candidates meet

6 October 2009

By Lans Omar, Winnipeg.
As tension mounts within the Sierra Leonean community in Winnipeg, Canada, with opinion polls changing almost every single moment, presidential aspirants vying for the highest office in the community are meeting together for the very first time.
The three men contesting to lead the Sierra Leone Nationals Association of Manitoba (SALNAM) met recently in Winnipeg with the visiting President of the Sierra Leone Association of Journalists, Umaru Fofana (pictured right (...)

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EDITORIAL

Government Should Investigate Ebola Surge

by Gibril Gbanabome Koroma, CEO/Publisher

It is sad and very unfortunate that while the Ebola scourge seems to be receding in the neighbouring countries of Guinea and Liberia, Sierra Leone is facing a dramatic increase with hundreds of (...)

OPINION

The Truth About Reporting Corruption

By Abdulai Saccoh, Anti-Corruption Commission, Freetown, Sierra Leone. As a specialized anti-graft agency, the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has been (...)