Cuba in Canada

Trudeau to retrace father's steps to Cuba

© (CP PHOTO/HO) Cuban President Fidel Castro holds baby Michel as Pierre and Margaret Trudeau look on during their state visit to Cuba in this Jan., 1976 photo.
Canadian Press. By Mike Blanchfield, November 8th, 2016
OTTAWA - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will retrace some of his father's most historic footsteps next week when he travels to Cuba and quite possibly meets an old family friend — retired Cuban leader Fidel Castro.

Toronto-Cuba Friendship Day and Culture day celebrated in Toronto


Toronto, October 24th, 2016. The 21st edition of the Toronto Cuba Friendship Day and the Cuban Culture Day were held at the Toronto Steelworkers Hall, organized by the Canadian Cuban Friendship Association of Toronto (CCFA- Toronto) and the Association of Cuban Residents in Toronto "Juan Gualberto Gómez". This event was also dedicated to the 90th Birthday of the Commander Fidel Castro.

Open letter to Barak Obama, President of the United States

By: Nino Pagliccia, 20 October 2016

Originally posted at

Dear Mr. President:

Re: Your October 14, 2016 Presidential Policy Directive – United States-Cuba Normalization

First of all I would like to acknowledge the decisive change in your Cuba policy by re-establishing a diplomatic relationship with the Island that was broken for way too long. I would also like to recognize the positive developments in areas such as telecommunication, transportation and travel, and some aspects of trade and commerce since December 17, 2014.