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      By Agata De Santis
      Aug. 18. 2014.

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      Italocanadese and the Order of the Sons of Italy in Canada, in collaboration with Montreal’s Italian Week, presented the second annual Scopa Tournament this past weekend. Under the lovely “Scopa Tent” on Boulevard St-Laurent in Little Italy, an eclectic mix of players played their best
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      By Agata De Santis
      Mar. 21. 2014.

      Montreal Young Italian-Canadian Association

      When Italian-born Gabriele Borsoi moved to Montreal in 2012, he was eager to continue his career in aerospace and to integrate into the local Italian community. “I was surprised by two things. I couldn’t easily find the young people of our community. There was a
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      By Agata De Santis
      Nov. 1. 2013.

      Nonna Maria

      Online puppet sensation Nonna Maria and her entourage are on a mission to create more episodes of Nonna Maria & Friends. And for the first time ever, they are asking fans for help. Last month they launched a crowdfunding campaign via the IndieGoGo website with
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      By Agata De Santis
      Oct. 8. 2013.

      La Campagne Nettoyons Montréal

      On Monday (October 7, 2013), the Quebec Chapter of the National Congress of Italian Canadians filed a formal complaint with the Human Rights Commission against the Montreal Blue Collar Union (Syndicat des cols bleus regroupés de Montréal) subsequent to the Union’s refusal to withdraw a
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      By Agata De Santis
      Sep. 24. 2013.

      Amabile Fashions

      The duo behind Amabile Fashions – designer Amabile Cantisani and artist Frank Caracciolo – were ready to call it quits. After five years of working out of their individual home offices, they both realized that Amabile Fashions needed a home base in order to prosper.
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      By Agata De Santis
      Sep. 18. 2013.

      La Campagne Nettoyons Montréal

      Last week (September 9, 2013), the Montreal Blue Collar Union (Syndicat des cols bleus regroupés de Montréal) released an ad campaign calling for the clean up of the now infamous public works corruption in Montreal. The Clean Up Montreal Campaign (La Campagne Nettoyons Montréal) premiered
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      By Agata De Santis
      Jun. 11. 2013.

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      Yesterday afternoon, relatives, friends, community leaders and city officials gathered at Montreal’s City Hall for a special ceremony to inaugurate Montreal’s official day of commemoration of the anniversary of the internment of Italian-Canadians during the Second World War. Exactly 73 years ago, on June 10,
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