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The first National Day for Truth: Canada remembers residential schools

TORONTO – Songs, drums, speeches, dances. But also painful testimonies and tears. For the first time in its history, Canada celebrated The National Day for Truth and Reconciliation yesterday. A day, that of yesterday, established by Ottawa last June 3 to commemorate the tragic and painful history of residential schools, to remember the dead children and those who survived, their families and communities.  (more…)

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National security as a first Election issue

TORONTO – Experience tells us that some decisions are just bad. Full stop. We all make them. Governments, no matter how powerful or well-intentioned, make, them too. Eventually, they come back to bite us in the rear, so to speak.

The infamous War in Afghanistan is a classic example. What does Afghanistan, 10,000 km from Canada, landlocked and now one of the poorest countries in the world, have to do with us, one might ask?  (more…)

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Mary Simon, first governor Inuk: “Together we will build a fairer society”

OTTAWA – Senate Chamber: an elder Inuk lights the qulliq, the traditional Inuit lamp that represents the light and warmth of family and community. And the Aboriginal Mary Simon, 73, “accompanied” in the Senate by the rhythm of a group of Inuit percussionists, after walking the red carpet to the applause, pronounces her first words: “I am honored, honored and ready to be the Canada’s first indigenous Governor-General”. (more…)

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For the first time an indigenous leader in the role of Governor General of Canada

For the first time in the history of Canada, an indigenous person is called to fill the role of governor general: she is Mary Simon, Inuk leader and former diplomat. Her appointment, announced today by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at the Canadian Museum of History in Gatineau, Quebec, was approved by Queen Elizabeth (the office of governor general is in a representative function of Her Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II in Canada). (more…)

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The water race: a first step for Mboul-Soucka. Appeal to Canadian engineers

A migrant never forgets his roots. And there are also those who, after leaving their country of origin to start a new life, try to do everything possible to improve the one of those they left behind. This is the case of Semou Diouf (in the pic above), 36, from Senegal who lives in Massa, in Tuscany (Italy) since twenty years, but, like many other young people like him, does not want to give up ties with his native country. (more…)

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Experience the “Ring of Fire”: Canada’s first solar eclipse of the year


If you are an early riser, you may be lucky enough to catch the first solar eclipse of 2021. Around sunrise on June 10, northern and eastern areas of North America, including Greenland, Europe and Asia will get the opportunity to experience the dramatic event. That is of course, providing mother nature cooperates and offers up a clear sky.

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Covid, third wave worse than the first and the second

EnglishItalianPortugueseSpanishGermanDutchFilipinoPolishChinese (Simplified)ArabicBengaliGreekTurkishKoreanJapanesePersianRomanian TORONTO – Soaring cases, more contagiousness of new variants, increased hospitalizations and patients admitted in the intensive care units. The data present in the report prepared by the experts of the COVID-19 Science Advisory Table are alarming: numbers, those analyzed by the Ontario scientific control room, which highlights how this third wave of the pandemic can be much heavier than the first and second. (more…)

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Italian journalist Alessandra Galloni
first woman in 170 years
to lead the Reuters news agency

 

EnglishItalianPortugueseSpanishGermanDutchFilipinoPolishChinese (Simplified)ArabicBengaliGreekTurkishKoreanJapanesePersianRomanian LONDON – For the first time in its 170-year history, the British news agency Reuters will be led by a woman. Italian, to be precise. Alessandra Galloni (in the ‘tweet’ above), 47 years old, born in Rome: she will replace Stephen J. Adler who will retire in the next few days after leading the editorial office for the last ten years. (more…)

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Amazon, very high participation
in the first Italian general strike

EnglishItalianPortugueseSpanishGermanDutchFilipinoPolishChinese (Simplified)ArabicBengaliGreekTurkishKoreanJapanesePersianRomanian Very high participation in the first general strike of Amazon’s Italian workers, organized yesterday by Filt-Cgil, Fit-Cisl and Uiltrasporti who speak of an average participation “of 75%, with peaks of 90% in some territories. It is a successful protest – explain the three trade union organizations, protagonists of the first strike in the history of the Seattle giant in Italy – even beyond our expectations considering that many workers feel ‘blackmail’ because they have atypical contracts and therefore have seen the protest as a risk to their precarious job” (in the pic by Filt-Cgil, some of the strikers). (more…)

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Amazon, first general strike
“In Italy, trade unions matter …”

EnglishItalianPortugueseSpanishGermanDutchFilipinoPolishChinese (Simplified)ArabicBengaliGreekTurkishKoreanJapanesePersianRomanian ROME – “In Italy the union is part of the history and the constituent path of the country: even the Seattle giant must take note”: the unions Filt-Cgil, Fit-Cisl, Uiltrasporti and Assoespressi do not take a step backwards, in bargaining with Amazon, relating to employees and those who work in the procurement of logistics services. (more…)

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The “Montreal all’italiana”
A tribute to the first immigrants

EnglishItalianPortugueseSpanishGermanDutchFilipinoPolishChinese (Simplified)ArabicBengaliGreekTurkishKoreanJapanesePersianRomanian MONTREAL – There are objects of everyday life, old photos and even faithful reconstructions of traditionally Italian environments such as the bar, the house and the church: there is so much Belpaese in the “Montréal à l’Italien” exhibition inaugurated today (March 10) at the Pointe-à-Callière museum in Montreal and promoted to turn the spotlight on the daily life of the first Italian immigrants in Montréal and on the ways in which the community evolved during the 1900s: thousands of Italians who have brought with it their traditions, their values ​​and their customs, forming one of the oldest and largest cultural communities of immigrants in Montreal where today the Italian-Canadians are almost 300 thousand. (more…)


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