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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 STAFF
      May. 18. 2017.

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      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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      By Agata De Santis
      May. 28. 2016.

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      This evening (May 28, 2016), a few hundred guests will gather in the grand Hall of Celebration inside Montreal’s Casa d’Italia to celebrate the community centre’s 80th anniversary. The annual gala is traditionally held at a reception hall. This year, Angela Minicucci, President of the
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      By Agata De Santis
      May. 25. 2016.

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      The numbers are outright terrifying. Every day in Quebec, 15 children are reported missing. And with every report, the Missing Children’s Network is there to support the parents and alert the public. One of the Network’s initiatives is the naming of May 25 as National
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      By STAFF
      Jan. 28. 2016.

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      Earlier today, Rita De Santis, MNA for the Bourassa-Sauvé riding in Montreal, was sworn in as Minister responsible for democratic reforms and access to information by Quebec premier Philippe Couillard. A lawyer by training, De Santis was first elected to Quebec’s National Assembly as a
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      By Agata De Santis
      Aug. 5. 2015.

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      Starting this Friday, August 7, a variety of hot spots in Montreal will play host to the city’s annual Italian Week. The 10-day festival will make stops in Rivière-des-Prairies (August 7 to 9), St-Leonard (August 7 to 14), Notre-Dame-De-Grâce (August 8), Lasalle (August 9 and
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      By Agata De Santis
      Jun. 25. 2015.

      Scopa at Montreal's Italian Week

      Everyone’s favorite Italian card game returns to Montreal’s Italian Week! Montreal’s Italian Week is set to hold its third annual Scopa tournament. For Italians and Italian-Canadians, Scopa was and is the card game to play at social gatherings. Scopa – which translates as “broom” –
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