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      By Agata De Santis
      Nov. 6. 2017.

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      When 23-year old Cessidia De Biasio is not pursuing her graduate studies at the University of Windsor, she is putting her time and effort into a scholarship fund that she herself created in honour of her late grandmother. “The Addolorata De Luca Leadership Scholarship combined
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      By Agata De Santis
      Aug. 3. 2017.

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      Starting tomorrow (August 4, 2017) and for the next ten days, Montrealers will be celebrating all things Italian. The 24th edition of Montreal’s Italian Week will take place in various neighborhoods and feature music, film, art, culture and food. For the first time in its
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      By Agata De Santis
      Jun. 11. 2017.

      Ottawa Italian Week

      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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      By Agata De Santis
      Jun. 8. 2017.

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      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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      By Agata De Santis
      Jun. 6. 2017.

      Domenico Capilongo

      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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      By Agata De Santis
      Feb. 23. 2017.

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      This month, photographer Vincenzo Pietropaolo is set to publish a unique coffee table book titled, Ritual, that chronicles one of the largest processions in North America – the Good Friday Procession in Toronto’s Little Italy. Published by Black Dog Publishing, the book features over 150 photographs of
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      By Agata De Santis
      Dec. 30. 2016.

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      Long before the American Santa Claus became the dominant force in the Italian Christmas tradition, Italian children did not anxiously await gifts on December 25. It was the morning of January 6, on the day of the Epiphany, when the goodies came. And it wasn’t Babbo
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