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Cleanest LNG Facilities for BC

2014-10-21 07:43:37

Environment Minister Mary Polak has introduced legislation that ensures British Columbia will have the cleanest liquefied natural gas facilities in the world.
Having the world’s cleanest LNG facilities means protecting the air and water in B.C., which is why Premier Christy Clark (photo) made this a priority for the minister’s mandate and why meeting this commitment is so important.
The centrepiece of the plan is a greenhouse gas emissions intensity benchmark that is lower (...)

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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 (...)

Winnipeg: Three giants in the race for SALNAM presidency

15 September 2009

By Lans Omar, Winnipeg.
It was a sunny September evening at the ACOMI Centre in Winnipeg, Canada, the small office space were the Sierra Leone Nationals Association of Manitoba (SALNAM) held the organization’s nomination meeting for their forthcoming general elections.
One by one, almost serene, rather peacefully, members of the Sierra Leone community in Winnipeg, Canada, entered the hall. Some werehanging out in the hallway and some were just within the perimeter of the fence, (...)

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EDITORIAL

Sex in the Time of Ebola

By Alhassan Fouard Kanu, Guest Writer, Freetown, Sierra Leone. The Ebola-stricken nation of Sierra Leone is employing whatever means possible, from individual to state level, in response to (...)

OPINION

Television and Learning

By Arthur Ramo, Madrid, Spain. Television is a technological medium of great importance in the lives of people, because it provides information and entertainment, among other things. However, (...)