Terremoto2smThe Gentrification of Griffintown
by Maria Luisa Ierfino-Adornato


Griffintown lies by the Lachine Canal just south of Montreal’s downtown. Neglected for decades after the closing of the Canal in 1970, the area is now undergoing a rapid gentrification. ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­In the nineteenth century Griffintown was one of Canada’s first working-class neighbourhoods, and soon an industrial slum. More...






Terremoto2smCanadian Problems
by Rondi Adamson


It’s a Canadian problem. When you’re overseas, people don’t know what to make of you. You’re not American but you sound like you are. You’re not British but you’re sentimental about the Queen. You’re not distinct the way Australians are with their funny accents and their freakishly-far-away, upside-down country. More...






Queen of Italian Beaches

Cala degli Infreschi, Queen of Italian Beaches
by Giulia De Gasperi


The results of the second online survey, La più bella spiaggia sei tu, to determine the most beautiful beach in Italy, were published recently by Legambiente, an Italian environmentalist association. The list, comprising twenty locations, is topped by two beaches in Campania: Cala degli Infreschi in Marina di Camerota, – accessible by boat or after a long inland trek across the Mediterranean...  More...



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