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  • 2017Scopa_Italo_Banner Scopa at Montreal’s Italian Week 2017Jun. 28, 2017 | no comments

    Everyone’s favorite Italian card game returns to Montreal’s Italian Week! Montreal’s Italian Week is set to hold its fifth annual Scopa tournament on August 12 and 13, 2017. For Italians and Italian-Canadians, Scopa was and is the card game to play at social gatherings. Scopa – which translates as “broom” – is an
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  • Ottawa Italian Week Ottawa celebrates Italian WeekJun. 11, 2017 | no comments

    Now in its 43rd year, the Ottawa Italian Week Festival is officially underway in Canada’s capital. With festivities mostly centered around Ottawa’s Little Italy on Preston Street, there are activities and entertainment for all ages and tastes. Tony Mariani has attended every edition of Italian Week
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  • Italo_20170608_ItalianLovesBook Book celebrates the Italians of Cape BretonJun. 8, 2017 | one comment

    A collection of stories and articles that celebrates and examines the Italian community of Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, is now out as a 2nd edition. Italian Lives: Cape Breton Memories offers dozens and dozens of articles, interviews, memoirs and stories as seen through the eyes of Italians living
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  • Domenico Capilongo Un momento with Domenico CapilongoJun. 6, 2017 | one comment

    Domenico Capilongo is a writer, teacher, and karate instructor. He’s also a dad, husband, and “Toronto guy.” He has written three books of poetry and a book of short fiction. His latest book of poetry, send, explores the ways in which we communicate. From smoke
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  • Italian Heritage Month 2017Jun. 1, 2017 | no comments

    For the first time in its seven-year lifespan, June is officially Italian Heritage Month across Canada! Although the status was technically only recognized in Ontario since 2010, over the years cities all across Canada have unofficially celebrated with various activities and events. Last month, on May
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  • Italo_20170518_ItalianHeritageMonth2 June declared Italian Heritage MonthMay. 18, 2017 | 2 comments

    Yesterday (May 17, 2017), the Canadian Parliament passed a motion to officially recognize June as Italian Heritage Month. The private Member’s motion was introduced by Deborah Schulte, Liberal MP for King-Vaughan, in June of 2016. At the time of her notice, Schulte said: “My riding
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      Scopa at Montreal’s Italian Week 2017

       
      Scopa at Montreal’s Italian Week 2017

      Everyone’s favorite Italian card game returns to Montreal’s Italian Week! Montreal’s Italian Week is set to hold its fifth annual Scopa tournament on August 12 and 13, 2017. For Italians and Italian-Canadians, Scopa was and is the card game to play at social gatherings. Scopa – which translates as “broom” – is an
       …continued