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Justine Frangouli-Argyris

Journalist and writer

Justine Frangouli-Argyris was born on the Greek island of Lefkada in 1959. A graduate of the University of Athens Law School's Political Science department, she has been a contributor to daily newspapers, radio, television and magazines in Greece since 1983.

Justine Frangouli-Argyris has been living and working in Montreal, Canada since 1989 as a correspondent for the Athens News Agency (ANA), and has collaborated with local Greek-Canadian and Greek-American radio stations and publications.

She is an established author of many best-selling novels and biographies.

Frangouli-Argyris is a member of the Union of Journalists of Athens Daily Newspapers (ESIEA) and also a member of UNEQ (Union des Ecrivaines et Ecrivains Quebequois) and QWF (Quebec Writers’ Federation).

The Greeks of Quebec: Against a Referendum

I watched the Quebec provincial election very closely even though I was in Europe during a major part of the course of the campaign. The race evolved into an incredible thriller, with the voters of Qu...
04/14/2014 04:58 EDT
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How Pauline Marois Fell Into Her Own Trap

But Pauline Marois lost the game to Philippe Couillard. By choosing to openly flaunt the card of an unwanted referendum and sovereign Quebec, she is caught in her own trap. And by inadvertently bringing to light the aspect of her privileged profile, she has fallen out among the province's populace.
04/10/2014 11:38 EDT
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Learn From Laval and Montreal -- Limit Mayoral Terms

I believe the time has come for the National Assembly of Quebec to legislate a limit on a mayor's tenure in the province's cities. As in many other jurisdictions, two terms are more than sufficient, whereas clinging to power for extended periods of time leads to cronyism and conspiracy as has been well demonstrated by the Montreal and Laval experience!
06/28/2013 12:33 EDT

Should Canada Trust Greece?

It seems that Greece is finally headed in the right direction and with Canada's support and the tireless work of ambassadors, the country's crisis may indeed eventually be overcome. However, the Greek government must continue its reforms in order to prove that it is worthy of this international trust.
06/10/2013 05:26 EDT

Justinmania or Trudeaumania?

Justin Pierre James Trudeau was born "prorfyrogennitus," the name bestowed upon the children of sitting Byzantine emperors who, upon seeing the light of life, were immediately vested in the regal impe...
04/04/2013 02:58 EDT