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Quebec raises language issues to new immigrants

Fahimeh Sinai and Peyman Rajabian say good-bye to their Montreal apartment: ‘We sent résumés everywhere,’ she says, but ‘couldn’t find any answer.’
(Christinne Muschi For The Globe and Mail)

IMMIGRATION
New Canadians love Quebec, but they’re leaving it
ANNA MEHLER PAPERNY 
The Globe and Mail
Published Friday, Dec. 21 2012, 7:53 PM EST
Last updated Saturday, Dec. 22 2012, 8:49 AM EST

In the three years since Fahimeh Sinai and Peyman Rajabian left Iran for a new life in Montreal, they have accomplished a lot – earning graduate degrees, touring the Gaspé and obtaining provincially funded therapy for their toddler son. They applied for citizenship as soon as they were eligible.

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Toronto: Roma Art Centre organizes Christmas public concert at the Elizabeth of Hungary R.C. Church

Christmas concert – Roma Art Center – Sunday, December 23 at 12:00 pm – SAINT ELIZABETH OF HUNGARY R.C. CHURCH

Dear members and friends,

Toronto’s Roma Community Centre is sending our best wishes for the holiday season to all of you and our families.

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Alejandro Ernesto Solano-Aguilera arrested in connection with weekend stabbing at College and Spadina

 

Alejandro Ernesto Solano-Aguilera, 46.

Suspect arrested in connection with weekend stabbing at College and Spadina
Published on Monday December 17, 2012
thestar.com
Alejandro Ernesto Solano-Aguilera, 46.
Kim Magi and Touria Izri
Staff Reporters

Toronto police arrested and charged a man with attempted murder at a downtown shelter Sunday night.

Officers from 32 Division arrested the suspect at a homeless shelter around Peter and Queen Sts.The man was charged in connection with a Saturday morning stabbing near College St. and Spadina Ave. said Staff Sgt. Winston Bennett.

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GTA: Vietnamese Minh Hoang Tran arrested in connection to bank robberies over two-year period

Man arrested in connection to bank robberies over two-year period
Published on Tuesday December 18, 2012
thestar.com
Sarah Taguiam
Staff Reporter

A man has been arrested in connection to a five GTA bank robberies that took place over a two-year period.

During several instances from 201 to this year, a man wearing a ski mask robbed tellers from different banks in the city on gunpoint, police said.

In one case, the man allegedly fired a shot into a bank’s ceiling and immediately fled the scene. There were no reported injuries.

Minh Hoang Tran, 29, who has no fixed address, is facing 11 charges including robbery while armed with firearm and disguise with intent.

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HIV-infected Ian Thomas Williams jailed again for unprotected sex

TORONTO POLICE HANDOUT
Ian Thomas Williams was sentenced Friday for the second time for failing to use a condom or tell women with whom he was having unprotected sex that he has the virus that causes AIDS.

November 23, 2012
Updated: November 23, 2012 | 5:37 pm
HIV-infected man jailed again for unprotected sex
By Staff
Torstar News Service
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TORONTO POLICE HANDOUT
Ian Thomas Williams was sentenced Friday for the second time for failing to use a condom or tell women with whom he was having unprotected sex that he has the virus that causes AIDS.

An HIV-infected man who had unprotected sex with two women gave a tearful, rambling explanation before being sentenced to six years in prison Friday — his second such conviction.

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