Samcon, the king-sized, industry-revered urban residential redevelopment company has set up its offices squarely in the city, on the corner of René-Lévesque and Saint-Hubert.
Testimonianza di R. F. nata a Roma nel 1966. Lavora come impiegata presso una società di servizi pubblici e vive a L’Aquila dal 1999. I suoi genitori sono abruzzesi.
Victoria Buchy, a young professional living in Toronto, recently digitized audio messages that her greatgrand- parents living in Italy sent her grandparents, Antonio and Adriana Pasquale, when they immigrated to Canada in the 1960s. Victoria was aware the audio recordings existed when she was younger, but it was with a renewed interest in her heritage, after having visited her mother Luciana’s hometown of Valdagno outside of Vicenza, that she asked her grandmother if she could get her hands on those reels.
Italian-Canadians are unified in their love for their food, language and large families, but the past few years have seen the community form a connection of a different kind.
Any good drummer’s story starts with a drum kit presented to him or her at an early age. The same is true for Montreal drummer Dave Traina, with one exception. The drum kit that seven-year-old Traina began playing on did not belong to him.
When high-profile realtor Sandra Rinomato meets a client from an immigrant family on HGTV Canada’s Buy Herself, her Italian roots make it easy to relate.
Considering Italy’s enormous influence on history and culture, it’s no wonder so many people of various backgrounds are ardent admirers of all things Italian. In this issue, Panoram Italia spoke with one such admirer: Wesner Charles.
Every musician dreams of reaching a milestone in his or her career and Belinda Naccarato is living proof that it can happen. The 26-year-old pop-opera singer/songwriter is working on a self-titled demo and is collaborating with Remigio Pereira of The Tenors. The two have already written a song together in Italian titled, “Dimmi Che” that is set to be released as a single in 2015. The classical crossover demo will feature songs both in English and Italian.
Montreal radio personality, Terry DiMonte, concedes that there are varying degrees of Italian-ness. Raised in the Anglo community of Pierrefonds in the ’60s by an Italian father and an English mother, DiMonte, nevertheless, feels more Italian than the Olive Garden variety that he’s invariably perceived to be. “My family may not have had the kitchen for company and the plasticcovered couch, but I had cousins who did,” he cracks, recalling his youth.
Kart racing is usually seen as the steppingstone to the higher and more expensive ranks of motorsports. Though the machines may mistakenly be perceived as toy-cars by the uninitiated, Superkarts for instance can actually reach speeds of up to 260 km/h. In fact, most current and many former Formula One drivers grew up racing karts; the most prominent among them include Michael Schumacher, Alain Prost, Fernando Alonso, and Lewis Hamilton, to name a few. With Canada’s June F1 race coming up, Panoram Italia spotlights one of our most promising Canadian kart racers, Massimo Scotti.