Canada Changes Policy on Macedonia Name

After years of calling Macedonia the FYROM, the government last week abruptly dropped the practice, pleasing the Macedonians, angering the Greeks, and prompting speculation about motive.

Lee Berthiaume
Published: Wednesday, 09/26/2007 12:00 am EDT

Leaders of Canada's Greek community have vowed to punish the Conservative Party in the next election if it continues to call one of Greece's northern neighbours the Republic of Macedonia.

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