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  1. Canada tries to heal scars of racist past

    Posted Oct 07th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... who applies for a share of the settlement is expected to receive an average payment of C$28,000, starting this month. It is Canada's largest-ever class-action settlement, heralded by its architects as a turning point and an indication that the country is determined to right past wrongs. But it's not without its critics. Last year, Canada offered a formal apology and began ...

  2. Canada: where one wakes to the scent of bacon, which tops the classic eggs Benedict, a typical part of the Canadian Christmas brunch

    Posted Dec 07th 2007, 12:00am by Jacqueline Tsang

    ... Jacqueline Tsang Compromise is an apt word when it comes to celebrating Christmas in Canada. With a vast array of cultures spread throughout the country, most families have to find ... in Canada is a family occasion. The day begins with a range of family customs including finding an orange in the toe of a Christmas stocking along with other small gifts. Canadians, in particular, ...

  3. China CBM chooses Canada's Can-Elite as partner for gas venture

    Posted Nov 10th 2007, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... Eric Ng in Beijing China United Coalbed Methane Corp (China CBM), a 50-50 joint venture between PetroChina and China National Coal Corp, has signed an agreement with Canada-based Can-Elite ... that the company expected to sign two more contracts for projects in Xinjiang autonomous region and Hubei province. Mr Zhang said the companies were both based in Canada. The contract signings were pending ...

  4. canada

    Posted Sep 18th 2007, 12:00am by Jocelyn Heng

    ... I usually prefer comedies. I also watch action films - the thought-provoking ones - and thrillers, but I can't really handle horror movies. As Canada is such a multi-cultural country, I eat ...

  5. China consigned to Bowl despite stunning Canada

    Posted Apr 01st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... China claimed one of their biggest scalps since their debut in the competition in 1998 when beating Canada yesterday. A hat-trick of tries by newcomer Li Yang helped the mainland ... of foreign players, saying China had no need to resort to such tactics. 'Although Canada were stronger, Japan's tactics are different and they were a bit faster than us. But that is because ...

  6. Great Winter Escapes - Whistler, Canada

    Posted Oct 05th 2007, 12:00am by Jennifer Cardenas

    ... Jennifer Cardenas Longing for colder climes? Whether you yearn for the slopes of Sapporo or the coffee houses of Vienna, all these cities have something in common - a crisp climate and (hopefully) plenty of snow. Host to the 2010 Winter Olympics and home ...

  7. Cut-price Canada

    Posted Jul 06th 2007, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Tony Tyler, the new chief executive of Cathay Pacific, yesterday said the carrier would offer more cheap tickets on its Vancouver route after new player Oasis added a service to the Canadian city last month. 'I understand that Oasis will sell seats v ...

  8. Canada QUIZ

    Posted Jul 01st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Test your general knowledge. The answers are below. 1 What is the longest river in Canada? 2 What does A mari usque ad mare mean? 3 Canada is not a member of the Organisation ... member of the Canadian cabinet? 6 Which Canadian banknote features a portrait of the first prime minister of Canada? 7 How many provinces and territories are there in Canada? 8 Which Canadian ...

  9. Foreign caregivers a boon in greying Canada

    Posted Sep 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Wency Leung

    ... the developing country to take care of her domestic chores. Now retired and living in Canada, Ms Chan has again hired a live-in helper from the Philippines to work at her spacious Vancouver home. Her ... they are bringing the practice to Canada. Like Mr Bautista, thousands of Filipino workers are employed in Canada under the Live-In Caregiver Programme, a controversial government initiative that allows ...

  10. Canada glossary

    Posted Jul 01st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 'can you say that again?' The Great White North Canada Hongcouver Another name for Vancouver on account of its enormous Hong Kong Chinese community Hoser A not-particularly well-behaved ...




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