Hellenic Community of Greater Montreal

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Hellenic Community of Greater Montreal: The Unfinished Business of Bill 231 adopted on June 18, 1980

On June 18, 1980, the Quebec National Assembly adopted controversial «Private Bill 231» which changed the name of the «ecclesiastical corporation» known as HELLENIC-CANADIAN COMMUNITY OF THE ISLAND OF MONTREAL to HELLENIC COMMUNITY OF MONTREAL and overhauled its original constitution also adopted by way of a private bill on March 24, 1926. Continue reading

Thousands watch Orthodox Easter Resurrection services online

On Holy Saturday evening, a moveable holiday observed on April 18 this year, at least 2,865 people tuned in to watch the first part of the Easter Resurrection service at one or another church in the Metropolitan Montreal area which began about 11 pm and culminated around midnight with the joyous Easter chant “Christ Is Risen”. Continue reading

Hellenic Foundation Announces Scholarship Recipients

  ΕΛΛΗΝΙΚΟ ΙΔΡΥΜΑ ΥΠΟΤΡΟΦΙΩΝ FONDATION HELLÉNIQUE DE BOURSES D’ÉTUDES HELLENIC SCHOLARSHIPS FOUNDATION   Congratulations to the 2019-2020 Scholarship Recipients !   ΥΠΟΤΡΟΦΙΕΣ · BOURSES D’ÉTUDES · SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS Leonidas AGIOTIS Department of Physics, École Polytechnique de Montréal Vasilios Tsiolis Foundation Scholarship Anthi TSOBOU Department of Information Studies, McGill University In Memoriam of Aliki Michailidou and Bernard … Continue reading


Hellenic Community of Greater Montreal A controversial proposal by HCGM president Nicholas Pagonis and his board to sell the Holy Trinity property – acquired in 1925 – for $10 million in order to extinguish long term debt has sparked a renewed interest amongst local Greeks in the affairs of Canada’s largest Hellenic Community and a … Continue reading


OBITUARY    Panayotis Peter Georgakakos who passed away from cancer at the age of 67 on February 25, 2013 was a generous, optimistic and kind hearted man.    Throughout his life, he was a leading figure of the Greek community in Montreal and an active member within the political arena.  During the final years of … Continue reading