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Greeks line up to start new lives in Canada

posted Mar 18, 2012, 2:09 PM by Milorad Borota   [ updated Mar 18, 2012, 2:09 PM ]
Austerity measures and grim prospects at home force many in Greece to look overseas
By Sheila Dabu Nonato and And Darah Hansen, Postmedia News; Vancouver Sun February 23, 2012

"[Canada] is a better environment with better chances for people who would like to do something in their life, to have a family, to have their job and to get paid for that and to look straight to the future," he explained.

Members of Greek-Canadian communities say Varvarigos's story is becoming familiar as an increasing number of Greek residents inquire about job opportunities in Canada. They are hoping to start a new life because of the financial uncertainty in their homeland, which is on the brink of bankruptcy.

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