TLN Media Group proudly welcomed Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau to our Montreal office on the occasion of ‘Semaine Italienne’. TLN host Camila Gonzalez conducted an exclusive interview with the PM to discuss diversity in media, Italian and Hispanic culture and the overall contributions of the country’s thriving ethnic groups to Canadian society. We salute and thank our Prime Minister for supporting multiculturalism in Canadian media, sport and society. We stand with you. (Source : betting.ca)
The Insieme-Ensemble Gala in Montreal was organized by the Leonardo da Vinci Center and the Canadian-Italian Community Foundation, in collaboration with the National Congress of Italo-Canadians, the CCPI-Casa d’Italia and the Canadian-Italian Business and Professional Association with the primary goal of unifying the Italian community of Montreal and raising awareness. Thanks to the major donors and sponsors of the evening, the participating organizations were able to raise $ 1,800,000, which will be of great help to the community for a variety of causes including providing support to several charitable, social and cultural institutions . TLN and Mediaset Italia congratulate the organizers on hosting a wonderful evening demonstrating that together, great things can be accomplished.
TLN host Antonio Giorgi was proud to once again emcee the 12th Annual Villa Charities GIRO fundraiser, a premier cycling event honouring the 101st Giro d’Italia while raises funds for seniors’ care in the Italian community. Cyclists, families, and Italian culture enthusiasts came together to test their endurance along three routes through the scenic regions of Vaughan and Caledon, while enjoying Italian-themed food and drink rest stops along the way. The GIRO play a significant role in raising the funds required to ensure that Villa Charities can continue to provide its unique brand of high-quality, culturally sensitive programs and services for the community. This 2018 edition raised approximately $120,000 for Villa Colombo and Villa Colombo Vaughan long-term care facilities.
TLN and Mediaset Italia are proud supporters of Italian Heritage Month in Canada. From June 1st-30th, Italian Heritage Month celebrations pay tribute to the continuing contributions of Italian Canadians to making our beautiful country a rich and diverse cultural mosaic.
TLN is a proud support of the annual UniversalCare Strides for Stroke in support of Mackenzie Health. Since 2006, Strides for Stroke has raised nearly $1.78 million to help fund education programs and lifesaving equipment including CT Scanners, MRI and ECG machines, vital sign and bedside monitors that are used throughout the hospital and in the diagnoses and treatment of stroke care. This year, the 13th annual UniversalCare Strides For Stroke had nearly 1,300 participants, young and old, hit the streets of Richmond Hill and Vaughan on Saturday, May 5 to help raise an all-time record $275K+.
Pizza Nova’s association with Variety Village spans over 30 years and has resulted in more than $1 million raised for Variety Village-The Children’s Charity. That’s Amore Pizza for Kids Day which started in 1999. For the 19th consecutive year, over 140 participating Pizza Nova locations participated in the initiative and with the help of their customers, Pizza Nova was able to surpass its goal to raise $118,602 for kids in need. Now -that’s amore! TLN Television salutes Pizza Nova on its ongoing community commitment and generosity.
TLN Television is a proud annual sponsor of the Vaughan Chamber of Commerce Business Achievement Awards celebrating leadership, entrepreneurship and philanthropy amongst the business community in the City of Vaughan.
Congratulations to all of the nominees and to the 2018 winners!
TLN Media Group was proud to partner with The Italian Earthquake Relief Fund (TIERF) and community champions Sam Ciccolini and Toni Varone to present “An Evening With Lidia Bastianich” – a SOLD OUT, charity event attended by over 600 VIP guest, business influencers, politicians and dignitaries at the Montecassino Event Centre in Woodbridge. Guest of Honour of Lidia Bastianich recently released her memoir, A Life of Love, Family and Food. And as a special treat, special celebrity host David Rocco, no stranger to worldwide success with his own brand of culinary and cultural adventures, engaged Lidia in a lively one-on-one conversation about the women behind the empire.
TLN Emmy award-winning television host, best‐selling cookbook author, successful restaurateur, and owner of a flourishing food and entertainment business, Lidia Bastianich, was in Vancouver at the Italian Cultural Centre for her first Canadian stop to promote the release of her new memoir, Lidia: A Life of Love, Family And Food. TLN is proud to have partnered with the Italian Earthquake Relief Fund to present Lidia’s second Canadian stop on Friday May 4th at Montecassino Event Centre in Woodbridge. The VIP charity fundraiser, “An Evening With Lidia Bastianich” will feature TLN’s own David Rocco, no stranger to worldwide success with his own brand of culinary and cultural adventures as the celebrity host, in a lively one on one conversation at the event. All funds raised will be in support of TIERF. Go to tierf.com to purchase tickets and for more details.
As a longstanding supporter of the St. Michael’s Foundation, TLN was a proud Media Partner of ‘Urban Affair’, the signature fundraiser supporting St. Michael’s Hospital, now the premier critical care hospital in Canada. Joining in the celebration, the Canadian icon and JUNO-award winning singer-songwriter Kim Mitchell provided a special performance for the sold-out crowd in attendance. Funds raised will go to top priorities at the Hospital, including helping to support research, purchasing new equipment and critical renovations.