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Villa Charities Welcomes TLN Media Group

TORONTO (April 29, 2019) – Villa Charities and TLN Media Group are pleased to announce that TLN Media Group will relocate its corporate and multicultural media production headquarters to the Columbus Centre as of September, 2019. TLN Media Group is one of three cultural organizations that will be located in the Columbus Centre, as Villa Charities moves forward with plans to revitalize its Campus.

“I am very excited that TLN Media Group will be joining the Campus as a new long-term tenant at the Columbus Centre,” said Anthony DiCaita, President and CEO, Villa Charities Inc. “TLN is a leader in the Italian-Canadian media landscape and we look forward to strengthening our relationship and finding new ways to work together.”

TLN Media Group’s production and editing facilities and corporate offices will occupy the entire second floor of the Columbus Centre, with approximately 60 staff on-site. Work will begin during the summer to renovate the space.

Aldo Di Felice, President, TLN Media Group remarked, “The relocation of TLN Media Group headquarters to Toronto’s Italian beacon for the community presents great opportunities. Establishing a presence in such a significant and cherished facility allows us to work together to showcase the vibrancy and ever-evolving civic importance of the Columbus Centre. We are thrilled about deepening our relationship with Villa Charities.”

Villa Charities is committed to ensuring a sustainable and vibrant future and is working to improve the experience for all patrons, visitors, staff and tenants.

About Villa Charities Inc.
Villa Charities Inc. is a registered charity that celebrates and promotes the Italian Heritage, Culture, Language, Arts, Food and Family Values. For almost 50 years across the GTA, Villa Charities has provided culturally sensitive long-term care for seniors and offered educational and cultural programs in music, dance, visual arts, culinary arts, athletics and more. The Villa Charities family includes Villa Colombo Homes for the Aged Inc. in Toronto; Villa Colombo Seniors Centre (Vaughan) Inc./Di Poce Centre; Caboto Terrace, Casa Del Zotto and Casa Abruzzo apartments for independent seniors; the Columbus Centre; and Joseph D. Carrier Art Gallery. For more information, visit villacharities.com.

About TLN Media Group
TLN Media Group is Canada’s most influential multicultural media company, connecting cultures on television, online and in communities through storytelling and shared experiences. The company’s TV channels reach millions of Canadians. In addition to TLN TV, its flagship English-language channel, the company also offers Canada’s most widely distributed foreign language television channels, led by Spanish language Univision Canada TV and Italian language Mediaset Italia TV. Additional TV channels include: TeleBimbi and TeleNiños, Canada’s heritage languages kids services; all Italian news TV channel TGCOM24, as well as Euro World Sport TV, dedicated to sports fanatics. TLN Media Group also represents 4 leading foreign Spanish language TV services, Cinelatino, Wapa TV, Television Dominicana and CentroAmerica TV. A leader in supporting and developing Canadian multiculturalism, TLN Media Group’s studios have produced and commissioned hundreds of unique culturally significant Canadian-made original programs. For more information visit tln.ca.

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For more information, please contact:

Jessica Patriquin
416-640-5525 Ext. 230
[email protected]

Kathleen Sloan
Director, Marketing and Communications
Villa Charities Inc.
416-789-7011 Ext. 309
[email protected]

Bruna Aloe
Senior Director, Marketing and Communications
TLN Media Group
[email protected]