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News Archives: Issue 6

Jan 2004


Paving the Way for an Italian Canadian Prime Minister?  by  Domenic Cusmano

Cover Story

Paving the Way for an Italian Canadian Prime Minister?

By Domenic Cusmano


The atmosphere in the cavernous Air Canada Centre in downtown Toronto is electric. Ten thousand federal Liberals are gathered to bid farewell to one leader and celebrate a new one... Read More...

Mediterranean Shadows on Corydon Avenue  by  Carmelo Militano

Neighbourhood Snapshot

Mediterranean Shadows on Corydon Avenue

By Carmelo Militano


Winnipeg is a city crisscrossed by two brown and green winding rivers, the Assiniboine and the Red, that slither like lazy snakes through the city. In winter they look like flat white sheets... Read More...

Good Days, Sad Days  by  Domenic D'Urzo


Good Days, Sad Days

By Domenic D'Urzo


How often do we hear people saying: "I have my good days and I have my bad days?" Well, the expression is not just a figure of speech but an actual fact. As human beings, we are affected Read More...

WOTS Makes an Italian Connection  by  Raymond Culos

Literary Community

WOTS Makes an Italian Connection

By Raymond Culos


The Word On The Street, Canada Inc., opened its spectacular national book and magazine festival in five Canadian cities Sunday, September 28th. The word has it that bibliophiles Read More...

 Postmodernist Impressions  by  Carmen Laurenza Ziolkowski


Postmodernist Impressions

By Carmen Laurenza Ziolkowski


The work of artist Ezio De Santis was recently on display at the Gallery in the Grove in Bright's Grove, Ontario. Still in high school when his work was first exhibited at Read More...

The Many Writings of Women  by  Licia Canton

Book review

The Many Writings of Women

By Licia Canton


The Many Faces of Woman (River City Press, 2001) is a unique volume of prose and poetry by six women from Southern Ontario: Delia De Santis, Venera Fazio, Peggy Fletcher Read More...

Eviction  by  Ercole Joseph Gaudioso



By Ercole Joseph Gaudioso


January 6, 1949. We had no phone, no car, only one kitchen, and I still slept in the same room with my sister, Theresa. I was in the seventh grade at... Read More...

Laura  by  Len Gasparini



By Len Gasparini


A freak snowstorm diverted the London-Venice flight to Monfalcone - an industrial town nestled near the Gulf of Trieste. There was a bell tone. A sign blinked on overhead: FASTEN SEAT BELTS Read More...

Learning to Love the Mambo  by  Michelle Alfano


Learning to Love the Mambo

By Michelle Alfano


The new Canadian film Mambo Italiano, from Montreal filmmaker Emile Gaudreault, is rife with the usual cliches about Italo-Canadian life but with a new twist that explores the theme,. Read More...

Prime Minister Paul Martin by

Cover Story

Prime Minister Paul Martin


"There are people who have come (to this country) who have qualifications, but we do not recognize them... Read More...

Synchronized to a Heartbeat  by  Gaetano Di Falco


Synchronized to a Heartbeat

By Gaetano Di Falco


I entered Martin Brodeur Arena in Saint-Leonard, a Montreal suburb where nearly half the population is of Italian origin, to meet with some of its Read More...


From the Publisher


Last June a referendum was held in Canada. No, it wasn't another referendum on Quebec separation, but rather a plebiscite on two issues: one on the construction of power lines in populated area. Read More...


From our Readers


Congratulations to all the staff at Accenti Magazine. You all deserve to be commended for your publishing initiative. I have thoroughly enjoyed all five issues of your Read More...

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