All posts tagged "canada"

  • comfort women
    Toronto gets comfort woman statue

    The third comfort women Korean girl statue in North America will be installed in Toronto, Canada. According to the city of Hwaseong in Gyeonggi Province, South Korea, a replica of the statue — which stands in Glendale,...

    • Posted November 16, 2015
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  • Grace Seear
    Korean Canadian woman vies for House seat

    Grace Seear, a 35-year-old Korean Canadian from Burnaby South near Vancouver, has her eyes on a seat in Parliament. A Conservative Party member, Seear — whose Korean name is Cho Eun-ae — is a political staffer and...

    • Posted September 15, 2015
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  • Brandon A. Lee
    Korean Canadian appointed SF consul general

    Brandon A. Lee, a second-generation Korean Canadian, has been named Consul General of the Canadian office in San Francisco. Lee, 39, is a Toronto native who studied economics at Hamilton McMaster University before being scouted as a...

    • Posted September 1, 2015
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  • Grace Choi
    Canada appoints first female Korean judge to BC Supreme Court

    The first female Korean Canadian judge in the Supreme Court of British Columbia has been appointed — Grace Choi, a lawyer based in Vancouver, was given the seat in late May. According to Canada’s Department of Justice,...

    • Posted June 9, 2015
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  • kocca
    KOCCA, musicians out to show the world K-pop is not just idols

    The Korea Creative Content Agency and 12 musical teams are out to redefine K-pop around the world. “Overseas, people ask if K-pop music is just idol music,” KOCCA President Song Sung-gak said Thursday, in a media conference...

    • Posted April 23, 2015
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  • A Royal Canadian Mounted Police intervention team responds to a reported shooting at Parliament building in Ottawa, Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014. A soldier standing guard at the National War Memorial has been shot by an unknown gunman and there have been reports of gunfire inside the halls of Parliament. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Adrian Wyld)
    Canada’s Parliament building locked down amid gunfire

    OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — A gunman shot a Canadian soldier standing guard at the National War Memorial in Ottawa on Wednesday, then entered Parliament and shots rang out, police and witnesses said. People fled Parliament by scrambling...

    • Posted October 22, 2014
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  • Conemaugh Township Police Chief Louis "Pete" Barclay surveys the scene of a double fatality caused by a large dead tree that fell directly onto a car carrying two adults (one pregnant) and four children on SR403 near Tire Hill, PA., Mon., June 23, 2014.  In Canada last Tuesday, a Korean couple from Baltimore also got killed when a storm caused a tree to fall on their car.  (AP )Photo/Tribune-Democrat, John Rucosky).
    Korean couple vacationing in Canada killed after tree falls on car

    A Korean couple vacationing in Canada was killed after a thunderstorm caused a tree to fall on their car. Their Kia Optima was headed southbound on Ontario County Road 6 when its roof was struck and crushed...

    • Posted June 30, 2014
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