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16 November 2022
President Meloni meets with Prime Minister Trudeau of Canada at the G20 Summit

The President of the Council of Ministers, Giorgia Meloni, had a bilateral meeting today with the Prime Minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau, in the margins of the G20 Summit in Bali. The meeting focused on the latest events in Poland related to Russia’s aggression against Ukraine, on transatlantic relations and on the close cooperation within […]

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1 November 2022
The New Agreement on Youth Mobility

The Italy-Canada Agreement on Youth Mobility entered into effect on November 1st, 2022. The new Agreement builds on the Working Holiday Memorandum of 2006 to offer increased opportunities to students for post-secondary study and, in the case of graduates of post-secondary programs, for work experience in the Host Country, providing it relates to their course […]

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20 October 2022
The Italian community in Canada – Interview with the Ambassador of Italy to Canada Andrea Ferrari

Ambassador Andrea Ferrari was a guest on the TV program CASA ITALIA (Rai Italia), hosted by journalist Roberta Ammendola. The episode, that focused on the economic and cultural relations between Canada and Italy, aired on October 19th, 2022. Additional guests included the Hon. Joe Volpe, former Italian-Canadian politician and current Director of Corriere Canadese, and Giulia […]

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11 October 2022

RESILIENT LOVE A live event with music, dance, and storytelling around Italian pop songs     On the occasion of the 22nd Week of the Italian Language in the World, dedicated to “Italian and Youth,” the Embassy of Italy, the Embassy of the Swiss Confederation in Canada, and the Istituto Italiano di Cultura of Toronto, […]

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16 September 2022
PPP/RRR: Pier Paolo Pasolini/ Riprese, Reprises, Retakes

On the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the birth of the great Italian writer, filmmaker, and poet, Pier Paolo Pasolini, the Embassy of Italy is pleased to support St-Paul University in presenting, together with Concordia University and UQAM: PPP/RRR: Pier Paolo Pasolini/ Riprese, Reprises, Retakes. On Saturday, October 01, 2022 beginning at 12:00 p.m. […]

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28 July 2022
The video game “ITALY. Land of Wonders” lands on the web

The puzzle game produced by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs to narrate the beauties of Italy’s lands now has a dedicated web page. The video game for mobile devices “ITALY. Land of Wonders” (“ILOW”), produced by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, now has a dedicated web page, where Internet users will find all […]

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28 July 2022
The Director General for Political Affairs and Security, Ambassador Pasquale Ferrara, is on an official visit to Canada

The conflict in Ukraine, food and energy security, the stabilization of Libya and the situation in the Sahel were the topics on the agenda of the meeting in Ottawa between the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ Director General for Political Affairs and Security, Ambassador Pasquale Ferrara, and his Canadian counterpart, Assisant Deputy Minister Heidi Hulan. […]

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30 June 2022
Message from Italian President Sergio Mattarella to Governor General Mary Simon on the occasion of Canada Day

The President of the Italian Republic, Sergio Mattarella, sent a congratulatory message to Governor General Mary Simon on the occasion of Canada Day. The letter, accompanied by an English translation, is available here.

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23 June 2022
11th Edition of the Italian Contemporary Film Festival: June 24 – July 16

The Italian Contemporary Film Festival (ICFF) kicks off tomorrow, Friday 24 June, with outdoor and indoor screenings, while still maintaining its online format, available all across Canada on the ICFF at Home digital platform. The eleventh edition of the Festival will offer both live and virtual experiences, through a series of special events and screenings […]

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21 June 2022
Music For Uncertain Times 2022

Today’s Italian music in a duet with international pop in a three-stage journey recounted in the language of film and produced by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation.   After last year’s success, Music for Uncertain Times returns from 21 June 2022 with three new “episodes” establishing a dialogue between the beauty of […]

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