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On May 23, 1992 magistrate Giovanni Falcone was killed by the mafia by means of a remote control bomb set up by the Corleonesi...

Feeling at Home a World Away – Romans reflect on their...

Moving to Toronto from Rome can come as a culture shock. The old, antique, circular Roman streets are incomparable to Toronto’s wide highways and urban sprawl. But for many, the initial cultural differences eventually are worth the move. 

Toronto all-girls school celebrates 55th anniversary

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Jennifer Corriero

From a young age, Jennifer Corriero's Italian heritage has shaped her appreciation for the positive impact of community and culture in bringing people together. As a result, she co-founded TakingITGlobal, a non-profit organization that empowers young people across the world to understand and act on the world's greatest challenges.

Veneto: Due esperienze diverse, stessa appartenenza

Clara Ceolin e Sandro Zoppi sono  entrambi legati al Veneto. Da Venezia,  Ceolin è emigrata in Canada quando era  ancora adolescente. Zoppi è nato a  Toronto e ha vissuto nel paese d’origine  della sua famiglia per un anno. I due  veneti sono arrivati a Toronto per due  strade diverse, ma è lo stesso senso di  appartenenza che li lega alle loro radici  del Nord Italia.   

Lucia Cesaroni – Bringing back tradition

As a child, Lucia Cesaroni would watch, in awe, the classic operas her parents took her to see. As an adult, the Toronto-born soprano is living her childhood dream of becoming a professional opera singer.

Amelia Pietrangelo: The Future of Canadian Women’s Soccer

If you’re not too familiar with women’s soccer, here’s one fact that jumps out from the rest: Canada’s women’s national team far outclasses the men’s in relation to the rest of the Globe. While Canada’s men’s team struggles to crack the top 80 in FIFA’s World Rankings, its women’s sits comfortably in the top 10 of its respective list. In fact, the ladies in red notched Canada’s first women’s soccer gold medal at the Pan American Games in October, 2011.

Olivia Colacci

Top Italian-Canadian Female Hairstylists by Sylvia Diodati @twentyseventoronto @oliviacolacci Age: 28 Claim To Fame: I was essential to the most elite hair teams backstage at Fashion Week in...

Top Dog : Trainer Dominique Firetto

We all know “dog is man’s best friend.” But for Dominique Firetto, the furry four-legged creatures are much more than that. Dogs are his passion, his pride and his profession. The Italo-Montrealer has a particular attachment to Siberian Huskies. So much so, that he is a professional breeder, and travels with his dogs around the world to participate in dog shows. 

Michelle Alfano A (Not So) Nice Italian Girl

If a ‘nice Italian girl’ is docile, humble and upholds the status quo, then Bressani award-winning writer and editor, Michelle Alfano, is the antithesis of this well-known stereotype.

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She’ll smother you with hugs and kisses, feed you no matter how full you are and at times be a little demanding, but it’s all to make sure you turn out the best that you can be. Mamma, ma, mother or mom — no matter how you call her she’ll be there to mend a loose button or sit and talk for hours over a cappuccino. Panoram discovers how Italian-Canadian mothers have fed the souls and stomachs of our community.

L’éditeur De Panoram Italia Nommé Cavaliere Della Stella d’italia

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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

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Home away from home It would be difficult for most Italian-Montrealers to walk through the halls of Lester B. Pearson High School and not spot...

Kristine Centis Jorge

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

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National Cat Day – a Daily Celebration in Rome

Italy dedicates February 17 to domestic felines, but in Rome it’s an everyday celebration.