It's like Haitians did not have enough problem dealing with corruption from their own government. Systematic fabrication of documents, fraudulent currencies, forged signatures, misdirected checks, undeclared commissions, use of Canada's diplomatic license plates for personal use. These are some of the issues a recent investigation conducted by Canada has revealed at Canada's Embassy in Port-au-Prince, Haiti
Thirteen Haitian nationals hired in Haiti were involved in the scheme. One Canadian employee was fired. They were implicated in obtaining money or property from the population by fraud or deceit. These people used numerous schemes and frauds to steal over $1.7 million.
Le 7e Festival Fondu au Noir offrira une grande célébration du Mois de l'Histoire des Noirs à Montréal du 22 au 25 février 2018 à travers un programme alliant cinéma, humour, musique et discussions.
Le Festival Fondu au Noir, créé par la Fondation Fabienne Colas et présenté par la Banque TD, revient avec une 7e édition inspirante et diversifiée. 2018 étant une année mythique soulignant les 215 ans de l'indépendance d'Haïti, le Festival a choisi le thème hommage à Haïti et ses talents tout en commémorant, en clôture du Festival à travers le film The Rape of Recy Taylor, l'important mouvement planétaire #MoiAussi, qui inspire les femmes à se tenir debout et à s'exprimer.
Infos / Bande-annonce / BIllets: www.FonduAuNoir.ca
Justin Viard who has developed some popularity among the Haitian community in Montreal was recently removed from his post as Haitian Consulate in Montreal by the Government of Michel Martelly. He has been re-appointed to the position by the new government of Jocelerme Privert.
Justin Viard who has been heading the Haitian consulate in Montreal since 2012 is creditad for facilitating movement of Haitian and Quebec comedians from Montreal to Port-au-Prince and also bringing School of Humor project in Port -au-Prince.
Canada agrees to replace Brazil and take command over UN stabilization mission in Haiti. UN stabilization mission in Haiti currently has 2,370 soldiers, 2,600 police officers, and 1,500 civilian officials on the ground in Haiti, including five Canadian soldiers and 90 police officers. Based on an agreement between Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon in February, 2016, Canada will increase it participation in UN Peacekeeping missions in Haiti by sending 1,000 to 2,000 police officers and soldiers and take over command of the UN mission from Brazil after its mission mandate expires in October.
With pride we announce that one of our own, Haitian-Canadian Dominique Anglade, is Quebec's new minister of the economy, science and innovation and digital strategy. She has an engineering degree from École Polytechnique and a Masters in business administration from the École des Hautes Études Commerciales (HEC). Dominique Anglade held various positions in the past such as president of Montreal International, she also headed the Montreal office of business consultancy McKinsey & Co.
Good luck to you Dominique
Ayisyen-Kanadyen Dominique Anglade Anglade, nouvo minis Quebec nan ekonomi
Dominique Anglade (born January 31, 1974) is a Canadian politician, a member of the Quebec Liberal Party. Since winning the National Assembly election of Quebec on November 9, 2015, she is representing the electoral district of Saint-Henri-Sainte-Anne.
She is an engineer, businesswoman and the former president of the Coalition Avenir Québec (CAQ). Her father was a professor, geographer, writer, and the founder of the University of Quebec in Montreal. Her mother Mireille Neptune was a committed feminist. Her parents tragically died in the 2010 earthquake. Anglade has received many great accolades likes of "Young Global Leader 2014 (by World Economic Forum), Toussaint 2013 Award by the Young Haitian Chamber of Commerce of Montreal, the Quebec Order of Engineers (2011). In 2010, she chaired the Canadian Conference 150 on behalf of the Liberal Party of Canada.
Another first in Canada as the Haitian community is taking hold. Dominique Anglade who is a Canadian of Haitian origin was elected to the National Assembly of Quebec. She became the first woman of Haitian descent to join that body of power in Canada. As a member of Quebec Liberal Party, she will serve as representative of the district of Saint-Henri-Sainte-Anne
Yon lòt premye nan Kanada kòm kominote ayisyen an ap kenbe. Dominique Anglade ki se yon Kanadyen ki gen orijin Ayisyen te eli nan Asanble Nasyonal nan Quebec. Li devenu premye fanm desandan ayisyen ki rantre nan kò sa ki gen anpil pouvwa nan Kanada. Li se yon manm nan Quebec Liberal Pati, li pral sèvi kòm reprezantan nan distri Saint-Henri-Sainte-Anne
Now many members of the Haitian community in Canada can breathe a sigh of relief over the recent announcement by the new Canadian Government of Trudeau. As per the announcement dated December 11, 2015, confirmed by the Canadian Minister of Immigration John McCallum, Canada has suspended the earlier announced deportation of Haitian and Zimbabwean nationals. The Government Trudeau has reinstated a moratorium on deportation of these two nations who were feared of being deported to their native lands.
We may recall that in last December (2014), the former federal Conservative government lifted the moratoria on removals to Haiti and Zimbabwe. Those who were affected by the withdrawal, were informed to submit an application to the Canadian Council for Refugees on humanitarian and compassionate grounds before June 1, 2015, otherwise they could face forced deportation. As per the announcement, it was further communicated that the susceptible immigrants would not be deported before the last date of application or while awaiting the decision on their H&C applications.
On Monday, November 9, 2015, Académie des lettres du Québec, an organization with the objective to serve and defend the language and French-speaking culture in Quebec, welcomed Haitian-Canadian, Poet and essayist, Rodney Saint Elois as new member.
Rodney Saint-Éloi was born in Cavaillon, Haiti. He studied French literature at the Université Laval and has been the director of the cultural page of newspaper Le Nouvelliste.
Canadian-Haitian Rodney Saint-Eloi, has been inducted into the Academie des Lettres du Quebec (ALQ). A prolific author, poet, and essayist he began life in Cavaillon, Haiti (1963).
Canada is continuing its engagement with Haiti, renewing its strategic five year plan from 2015- 2020. Canada's main focus will be on sustainable economic growth in support of a flexible economy for Haiti. The mechanisms for growth will involve raising private sector participation and pushing for innovative financing. Canada anticipates it will achieve considerable success in raising the standard of living for Haitians over the next several years.
Canada's five-year strategy program will cover five priority areas of infrastructure development in Haiti:
Economy and Investment
• Make credit and alternative financing programs more available
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