Ambasciata d'Italia - Ottawa

News and Press Releases

IT@CA 2021: Made in Italy Back to the future
IT@CA 2021: Made in Italy Back to the future01/20/2021

On January 28, 2021 at 12:00 pm EDT, the Embassy of Italy in Canada, the Consulate General of Italy in Toronto, the Italian Trade Agency, the Italian Cultural Institute, the Italian National Tourist Board, and the Italian Chamber of Commerce of Ontario will present the second edition of IT@CA. This first virtual edition...

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SPID (Public Digital Identity System)
SPID (Public Digital Identity System)01/19/2021

Please note that beginning September 30, 2021, in order to access the online services provided by the Public Administration, it will be necessary to have a SPID (Public Digital Identity System) number or an electronic identity card (CIE). Users who already have the credentials to access online portals may continu...

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Videomessaggio dell'Ambasciatore Taffuri ai connazionali in Canada per le prossime festività
Videomessaggio dell'Ambasciatore Taffuri ai connazionali in Canada per le prossime festività12/24/2020

"A ciascuno di voi i miei più sinceri e calorosi auguri di serene festività! Buon Natale a tutti!"                                                                                                               

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Italy and Canada signed a new Youth Mobility Agreement
Italy and Canada signed a new Youth Mobility Agreement12/11/2020

The new agreement between Italy and Canada on Youth Mobility was signed on December 11th by Canada's Minister of Immigration Marco Mendicino in Ottawa and by Italy's Minister of Foreign Affairs Luigi Di Maio in Rome. The Agreement expands the scope of the current Working Holiday Program by allowing post-secondary students...

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The Divine Comedy, a Journey in Thirty-three Languages
The Divine Comedy, a Journey in Thirty-three Languages12/08/2020

To mark the 700th anniversary of the death of the great poet Dante Alighieri, the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation has produced an audiobook featuring readings of selected passages of The Divine Comedy in thirty-three different languages. Dalla selva oscura al Paradiso (From the Dark Wood...

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Canada: The International Week of Italian Cuisine begins! The Embassy of Italy honours Artusi and partners with a film festival
Canada: The International Week of Italian Cuisine begins! The Embassy of Italy honours Artusi and partners with a film festival11/25/2020

The fifth edition of the International Week of Italian Cuisine is underway! This yearly event celebrates Italy's gastronomy, culinary heritage, and quality ingredients with a rich program of events extending into December. As part of its exploration of this year's theme Saperi e Sapori delle Terre Italiane, a 200 anni...

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Italy-Canada: Sistema Italia 2020 in Ottawa
Italy-Canada: Sistema Italia 2020 in Ottawa11/23/2020

Ambassador Taffuri in conversation with representatives of over 50 companies (ANSA) Organized by the Embassy of Italy in Ottawa in cooperation with the Italian Trade Agency in Toronto, the annual edition of the Canada-wide Sistema Italia Meeting took place, with the online participation of over 50 Italian companies operating...

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The Second Business Forum Canada-Italy on Artificial Intelligence opens today
The Second Business Forum Canada-Italy on Artificial Intelligence opens today11/18/2020

The second annual Forum on Artificial Intelligence opened today in Montreal via videoconference. The Forum is organized by the Italian Chamber of Commerce in Canada and the Embassy of Italy in Ottawa, in partnership with the Government of Quebec, the Region of Emilia-Romagna, and the Region of Lombardy. The opening session,...

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