Name: Jackie Lina Alexander Nickname: Jaxs Occupation: Bartender/studying to be a paralegal Age: 22 Generation: Second Mom’s side from: Fano, Pesaro and Urbino, Le Marche Raised in: Toronto Speaks: English
Name: Kristine Centis Jorge Nickname: Krissy, Kris Occupation: Masters student in notarial law Age: 27 Generation: Third Dad’s side from: Figueira da Foz, Portugal Mom’s side from: Guglionesi, Campobasso, Molise and Villaorba, Udine, Friuli-Venezia Raised in: Montreal and Laval Speaks: English, French, Italian and Portuguese
The cuisine of the Basilicata region is made up of predominantly simple ingredients with extraordinary flavour, reflecting the ancient history of these lands and the dedication of the inhabitants to cultivating grain and to pastoralism.
Pendant la première moitié du XXe siècle (de 1900 à 1955), on pouvait observer à l’orée du petit hameau de Philipsburg une quinzaine de maisons agglutinées autour des installations de la carrière Wallace Sandstone (qui deviendra plus tard la Missisquoi Stone and Marble) et de son usine de transformation de pierre et de marbre.
Clara Ceolin and Sandro Zoppi both feel a connection to the Veneto region. While Ceolin immigrated to Canada from Venice when she was a teenager, Zoppi was born in Toronto and lived in his family’s hometown of Paese for one year. But while different paths brought these “Veneti” to Toronto, they both share a sense of belonging to their northern Italian heritage.
Noi Italo-Canadesi, Italo-Americani, continueremo a batterci sul primato dell’Italia per la scoperta della terra americana e canadese. Dobbiamo ricalcarlo questo storico avvenimento perchè sono un pochino anche "nostre" queste terre perchè per primi l’hanno calcate alcuni della nostra razza, due figli della nostra patria.
In April 1945, at the end of the WWII, Italy recovers its freedom but the scars left by the fight between fascist and anti-fascist political forces are deep.