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TORONTO: Nahom Tsegazab sentenced in Danzig Street shooting case

Tamara Cherry, CTV Toronto
Published Friday, April 11, 2014 11:27AM EDT
Last Updated Friday, April 11, 2014 3:18PM EDT

A Toronto man has pleaded guilty to eight charges in connection with the July 2012 Danzig Street shooting that left two people dead and injured two others.

Nahom Tsegazab pleaded guilty to two counts of manslaughter and six counts of aggravated assault at a court hearing on Friday.

The shooting occurred at a neighbourhood barbecue outside a community housing complex on Danzig Street in Toronto’s east end. Shyanne Charles, 14, and Joshua Yasay, 23, were killed in the cross-fire.

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Canada Immigration Alert: 15 categories still open; skilled workers must apply now

5,000 applicants will be accepted through FSW program, which will close for admissions on April 30, 2014


  • Majorie van Leijen
Published Monday, February 03, 2014

For three more months, the Federal Skilled Worker immigration stream into Canada remains open for application. What is to happen after that, nobody knows.

The Federal Skilled Worker Program is the most popular immigration program on the federal Canadian level, as it applies to the broadest group of people who look at Canada as a future home. Skilled workers in a wide variety of sectors are welcome to apply, and migrate without a job offer at hand. 

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Immigration to Canada: Quebec opens doors for skilled workers

Three popular immigration streams, including investors and entrepreneurs, open for applicants

By Majorie van Leijen
Published Thursday, April 03, 2014

Positive news was announced for all who are interested in migrating to the French-speaking province of Quebec, Canada. Three of its popular immigration programmes will accept new applications this year.

The three programmes are the Quebec Skilled Worker Programme (QSWP), The Investor Programme (IP)and the Entrepreneur Programme (EP).

Quebec Skilled Workers Programme

With immediate effect, the QSWP programme has been extended to laud in another application year starting from April 1st, 2014. From this date to March 31st, 2015, 6500 applications will be accepted for review, committed the Government of Quebec.

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Immigration Canada cites lack of money in denying woman a visa

Josh Pennell Published on April 03, 2014

Filipino was being brought over by Catholic group

A Filipino woman who was invited to do a cross-island tour by the Canadian Catholic Organization for Development and Peace was denied a two-week visa because of her lack of travel history and low salary.

Citizenship and Immigration Canada released its reasons for denying Glenda Alawiran-Plaza a visa to The Telegram after Alawiran-Plaza gave her consent for it to do so.

The Telegram reported last week about Canada’s denial of a visa to the Filipino woman.

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Canadians United against Terror is pleased to announce a series of national events to coincide with our support for the proposed Quebec Values Charter.

 Our first major event of 2014 will be a picket in front of VALLEY PARK HIGH SCHOOL in Toronto to oppose Islamic prayers and gender apartheid in that publicly funded secular school.

 At the same time our Quebec and Atlantic Canada branches will be staging rallies.

We are a grassroots national movement to oppose the intrusion of fundamentalist religious ideologies into our society, with special focus on those that violate our norms of gender equity and other cherished values.

 We support the proposed Quebec Values Charter and will lobby to have similar legislation implemented across the nation. We have assembled a national team of prominent leaders to achieve this.

 We shall shortly announce a date for the Toronto VALLEY PARK HIGH SCHOOL PICKET. There will be simultaneous rallies in Montreal and Halifax.

 Media Contact Email: Website:

 Dr Bikram Lamba (National Spokesman, Ontario Regional Leader)

 Andre Drouin (Quebec Regional Leader)                       

Michele Walsh (Atlantic Canada Regional Leader)             


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