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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.

      Italo_20170608_ItalianLovesBook

      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 STAFF
      Jun. 1. 2017.

      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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      By Agata De Santis
      Feb. 23. 2017.

      Italo_20170223_Pietropaolo_3

      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
      Sep. 12. 2016.

      Nonni & Nipoti Bocce Tournament

      As the final match was underway, Andrew Fratino nervously watched as his father and son took turns on the court. This was the final match of the first annual Nonni & Nipoti Bocce Tournament, and a championship was on the line. Organized by the Order
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      By STAFF
      Aug. 16. 2016.

      2016 Scopa Tournament

      Montreal’s Italian Week festivities wrapped up on Sunday in Little Italy and so did the fourth annual Scopa Tournament. Hosted by Italocanadese and the Order of the Sons of Italy Montreal, in collaboration with Italian Week, the tournament brought out an eclectic mix of players.
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      By STAFF
      Aug. 14. 2016.

      Montreal's Italian Week

      Montreal’s Italian Week is in its final day of festivities. Today, the Dufresne – Nincheri Museum (corner of Sherbrooke Street East and Pie-IX Boulevard) is organizing a guided tour of Guido Nincheri’s studio, the museum itself, and two churches that feature Guido’s Nincheri’s famous stained
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