Recently, there has been an increase in Greek immigration to North America, UK and Australia. Since my final story is going to focus on the trend of Greeks immigrating to Quebec, I thought it would be useful to incorporate a visual. Below is a map documenting the population of Greek diaspora around the world, according to recent census statistics. The numbers documented are of Greek born immigrants, and do not include individuals who only identify themselves as Greeks or Greek descendants.
I plan to do a story focused mainly on the growing trend of Greek/ Cypriot immigrants moving to Quebec in light of the economic crisis in Greece and Cyprus. The story will highlight the growing statistics of Greek immigrant population in the different areas of Quebec, follow three different types of Greek immigrant families who recently moved to Quebec, go more in depth into their reasons for making such a drastic change, their struggles in coming here (assimilation to Quebec culture, keeping their Greek identity, finding work, learning the language etc.) I will also be speaking to a representative from …continue reading