People power the Chaldean Football League

The Chaldean Football League is all about winning the coveted Chy Cup. It’s also about the people who make up the six-team flag football league. People like Karl Dallou, who completed his 30th season last fall. People like Ernest Yaldo, who finally became a league champion in 2017 in his 19th year in the league. People like Andrew Shango, a first-year quarterback who led the Green team to the league title last fall. People like Lance Samona, the Green team player-coach, who admittedly took a gamble when he made Shango, one of the league’s top receivers, the team’s quarterback.

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That’s a rap

Drawing inspiration from those around him, Faris Haisha II, 23, – who is better known to his fans as 11.11 – found his passion for rapping at the ripe age of 14. Haisha, however, has always had a love for music, recalling the first time he heard a rap song.

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Canada’s new Bishop

“Here I am, Lord,” Bishop Bawai Soro said the words of the Prophet Samuel in response to the Lord’s call. “I repeat them in response to the call of His Beatitude, Mar Louis Sako, the Chaldean Patriarch and the members of the Holy Chaldean Synod who elected me as the third Bishop of the Eparchy of Mar Addai of the Chaldeans in Toronto. Through them I say to the clergy and believers, young and old, and from all walks of life, ‘Here I am, at your service.’ "

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Jane the director

Jane Dabish, otherwise known as Jane the Director, made her first film in 2005. Family Chaos is a comedy feature about a Chaldean American girl, Rulea, who tries her luck writing movies while her brother Joel wants her to work for the family business. Between all that family chaos, two of her uncles die one day apart. 

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