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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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TLN Media Group Supports UniversalCare Strides for Stroke

TLN Media Group Supports UniversalCare Strides for Stroke

During a time when giving back to the communities we serve is more important than ever, TLN Media Group (TMG) is proud to continue supporting the “UniversalCare Strides for Stroke 5k Walk/Run” fundraising initiative for the Mackenzie Health Foundation which takes place on October 17th.

As Canada’s most influential multicultural media organization, and a longstanding supporter of the community fundraiser, TMG is promoting the virtual 5K run/walk across our TV channels (TLN, Mediaset Italian and Univision Canada) and on our associated website and social media accounts.

The Strides for Stroke community fundraiser for the Mackenzie Health Foundation prides itself on better equipping, enhancing, and transforming stroke care at major hospitals across the GTA such as the Cortellucci Vaughan Hospital, Mackenzie Richmond Hill Hospital, the Sorbara District Stroke Centre for York Region, and the Sorbara Integrated Stroke Unit at the Cortellucci Vaughan Hospital. Strides for Stroke has raised just over $2 million since 2006, helping to fund education programs, technology upgrades and lifesaving equipment for those affected by stroke in Canada.

This special virtual edition of the UniversalCare Strides for Stroke 5k Walk/Run can be completed any time, anywhere, indoors or outdoors, and is still accepting registrations if anyone would like to participate.

Visit the webpage  for more information on how you can register to support the event.

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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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Woman of the Year Alessandra Tropeano Raises $50,000 for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada (LLSC)

Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Canada’s Woman of the Year Alessandra Tropeano talks supporting the LLSC cause and being nominated for the title.

Tropeano’s grandfather passed from Leukemia 25 years ago, inspiring her to raise awareness and begin her involvement with the LLSC. Over the 9-week campaign, Tropeano raised $50,000 and was awarded the 2020 Woman of the Year Research Champion title.

Congratulations Alessandra!

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Pizza Nova’s Generosity Continues When Children Need It Most Cheque Presentation to Variety: The Children’s Charity of Ontario

Pizza Nova’s association with Variety Village spans over two decades and has resulted in more than $1.2 million raised for The Children’s Charity of Ontario. That’s Amore Pizza for Kids Day started in 1999 and for 20+ years, over 140 Pizza Nova locations participated in the initiative.

Despite having to cancel their 21st Annual That’s Amore event due to the uncertain times, Pizza Nova was able to collaborate with its partners to raise $120,000 for Variety’s kids and their families.  Now—that’s amore! TLN Television salutes Pizza Nova on its ongoing community commitment and generosity.

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Serie A Italian League Soccer returns to TLN TV

Let the countdown begin…

Serie A Italian League Soccer returns to TLN TV – home of the beautiful game – for the 2020-2021 season, starting September 19th. Catch over 200 matches with 6 live broadcasts every weekend and match of the day encore broadcasts every Saturday and Sunday at 9P.

Plus, get a sneak peek of the 2020-2021 season with the Serie A Italian League Soccer Preview Show | Sun Sep 13 4P | Tues Sep 15 8P | Fri Sep 18 8P