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Apology To Canadian Italians

Apology To Canadian Italians

After Italy allied with Germany in 1940, 600 Italian-Canadians were interned in camps in this country, while approximately 31,000 others were declared “enemy aliens,” prompting mistreatment and discrimination including fingerprinting and having to regularly report to local registrars. Today, ...

Canadian Internment Apology

Canadian Internment Apology

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will issue a formal apology next month for the treatment of Italian-Canadians during the Second World War. The government said in a news release that 600 Italian-Canadian men were interned in camps in Canada after Italy allied with Germany and joined the war in 1940. Some 31,000 ...

Remembering Corporal Cirillo

Remembering Corporal Cirillo

On Remembrance Day, the CIBPA asks you to keep the men and woman who fought for freedom in your thoughts and prayers, and to remember Corporal Nathan Cirillo. The 24-year-old reservist from Hamilton was murdered in Ottawa on October 22, 2014 while on duty protecting the Canadian National War Memorial . The National ...

Pope blesses mobile hospitals

Pope blesses mobile hospitals

The CIBPA and other Italian Canadian organizations created “The Italy Earthquake Relief Fund” (TIERF) to help the people affected by the massive earthquake in central Italy on Aug. 24, 2016. To date TIERF has raised over $1.6 million On December 22, 2017 TIERF completed the donation of 2 “Tele Mobile ...

Business Excellence Award

Business Excellence Award

On September 22, 2017, CIBPA Toronto celebrated 65 years of Business Excellence. A wonderful evening of celebration and friendship. A special thank you to President Nino Pasquariello and the CIBPA Toronto Board for a job well done! The National Federation gave the CIBPA Business Excellence Award - “Tenacity” ...

Proposed Tax Reforms

Proposed Tax Reforms

Read what our Corporate Members have to say about the Proposed Tax Reforms: MNP LLP ---------------------------------------------------------------- CIBPA Members and Friends, As you are aware, the Federal government released three specific tax proposals concerning the taxation of Canadian private corporations on July 18, ...

Rideau Hall State Dinner

Rideau Hall State Dinner

State Dinner at Rideau Hall in honour of the President of Italian Republic, His excellency Sergio Matterella - June 27, 2017...

Earthquake Relief - Update

Earthquake Relief - Update

On Friday May 12, 2017, over 600 people attended the Italy Earthquake Relief Fund (TIERF) lunch with Sergio Marchionne, CEO Fiat Chrysler. The Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Premier Kathleen Wynne were at the head table. The Prime Minister pledged to match grants from private donations for up to $2 million. The Premier ...

CIBPA Easter 2017

CIBPA Easter 2017

Who says you can’t mix Business, Politics, Community and Religion. The attached picture was at the annual Easter Stations of the Cross Procession on College St. in Toronto. Included in the phot is Lenny Lombardi, CEO CHIN, Chrystia Freeland, Minister Foreign Affairs Canada, Francesco Sorbara, MP Vaughan and Bob Sacco ...

CIBPA Winnipeg 2017 Gala

CIBPA Winnipeg 2017 Gala

I had the privilege to attend the annual CIBPA / Sons of Italy Gala, in Winnipeg on March 18, 2017 Over the Past 31 years the Sons of Italy and later the CIBPA has worked to build a vibrant community of business professionals, supporting Winnipeg’s economic growth and development. It was a sold out crowd with over 1,250 ...