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Hon. Michael A. Tibollo announces $176 Million investment into Mental Health and Addiction Services

Hon. Michael Tibollo: $176 Million into Mental Health and Addiction Services | TLN Connects

Hon. Michael A. Tibollo, Associate Minister, Mental Health and Addictions discusses the ongoing $3.8 Billion investment into mental health and addiction services and his recent announcement regarding an additional $176 million investment in Ontario to help create extra support for those affected during the pandemic.

A division of investments into resources where a gap currently exists is essential, including the hiring of more nursing staff, initiating community-based programming, additional beds in CAMH, and more.

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Hon. Robin Martin, MPP, on Enacting “Bill 141 Defibrillator Registration”

Hon. Robin Martin, MPP, on Enacting “Bill 141 Defibrillator Registration” | TLN Connects

Hon. Robin Martin, MPP Eglinton-Lawrence, discusses the newly enacted “Bill 141 Defibrillator Registration and Public Access Act.” The bill creates an accessible registry of defibrillators across Ontario to aid those experiencing a cardiac incident.

Currently, Toronto has over 1,500+ defibrillators distributed across the city, the Registry Act (Bill 141) will assist 911 operators with locating defibrillators to the nearest location of the caller—a life-saving initiative that could mitigate a cardiac incident where paramedics are not yet on the scene.

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Comedian Giuseppe Meleca: Laughter is the Best Medicine During a Pandemic

Comedian Giuseppe Meleca: Laughter is the Best Medicine During a Pandemic | TLN Connects

Comedian Giuseppe Meleca talks bringing the laughter during the pandemic. Meleca creates hilarious online videos surrounding daily life with his Italian family—his inspiration comes from his Italian roots, specifically his parents, whose personalities are often featured in his acts.

Meleca has recently taken a “pandemic” twist to the acts, poking fun at the classic quirks of Italian parents during the lockdown.

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Families Prepare for a Social Distanced Halloween

Families Prepare for a Social Distanced Halloween | TLN Connects

As we near the tail-end of October, one important date is being questioned—will there be a Halloween 2020?

Due to the ongoing pandemic and safety measures currently in effect, some families have opted out of this year’s usual Halloween activities. However, others are getting creative with decorating and costume creation, while still practicing social distancing.

Let’s all do our part to have a safe Halloween this year.

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UTM Italian Students Association’s President Beatrice Comello and Going Virtual

UTM Italian Students Association's President Beatrice Comello and Going Virtual | TLN Connects

Beatrice Comello, President of the Italian Students Association at University of Toronto Mississauga campus, talks going virtual—due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic restrictions—as part of the “new normal” for student life.

The Italian Students Association promotes events, seminars and workshops related to Italian culture. Comello has gone virtual with the Association in order to continue representing the spirit of the association and Italian heritage.

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The results are in! #MyZucchiniTLN Contest | TLN Connects

The results are in! #MyZucchiniTLN Contest | TLN Connects

During the COVID-19 pandemic many of us rediscovered the relaxing pleasure of growing our own vegetables. Backyard, urban and private vegetable gardens became therapeutic. In order to celebrate this year’s harvest, TLN Media Group asked Canadians to share their best photos of their home-grown zucchinis.

Thank you for all of your submissions from across Canada!

Honourable Mentions:
Irena Marone – Alliston, ON
Fernando Spatolisano – Montreal

#MyZucchiniTLN Winners
Alfonso Loffreda – Montreal, QC
Charlie Gallo – Vaughan, ON

Congratulations to the winners—thank you for participating in #MyZucchiniTLN contest!

Zucchini Contest 2020 Winning Photos & Honourable Mentions

 
 
 
 
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LAMBA – November, 2011

LAMBA – November, 2011

LAMBA (The Latin American MBA Alumni Network) celebró su 1er aniversario con un evento de categoría donde se discutieron tópicos relevantes bajo el tema: Conectando Personas y Negocios a través de la Tecnología, a donde asistieron más de 200 invitados incluyendo altos ejecutivos de varias organizaciones, diplomáticos Latinoamericanos, alumnos y representantes de catalogadas escuelas de negocios. Entre los presentadores estaban Nicole German, Director de Marketing para Canadá y Latinoamérica de LinkIn, Duncan Stewart, Director de Investigaciones de Deloitte.

LAMBA nació como respuesta a una necesidad creciente en las corporaciones, escuelas de negocios y graduados de conectar comunidades de profesionales MBA Latinoamericanos viviendo en Canadá. Lo que empezó en el 2009 como eventos para establecer contacto entre hispanos que comparten la misma cultura, el mismo nivel de educación y exitosas carreras, se ha convertido en una plataforma para muchas organizaciones para conectarse con profesionales de raíces hispanas.

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Venetian Ball – October 29, 2011

Venetian Ball – October 29, 2011

From Venice to Toronto, the 18th annual Venetian Ball took to the stage at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing arts.

Celebrating two important milestones: the 40th anniversary of Villa Charities and the 150th anniversary of the unification of Italy, the spirit of Carnevale again inspired an immensely successful fundraising gala, raising a record breaking $1.25 million for the Villa Charities family of organizations.

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Montreal’s 27th Annual FCCI Governors Ball – October 22, 2011

Montreal’s 27th Annual FCCI Governors Ball – October 22, 2011

TLN was a sponsor of the Italian-Canadian Community Foundation’s 27th annual Governors’ Ball which raised $325,000 for the Foundation and its mission.

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CIBPA President’s Ball – October 15, 2011

CIBPA President’s Ball – October 15, 2011

As a proud supporter of excellence in the Italian community, TLN Telelatino sponsored the 2011 CIBPA Toronto Presidents Ball. Congratulations! Auguri! to this year’s award recipients.