July 2011 Blog Posts (5)

Like Coming Back Home





Kerttu Haapamäki is one of the active Finns in Sudbury who worked hard with other Finns to get a Finnish retirement and nursing home in town nearly a 30 years ago. Now, after a rather long waiting period, Kerttu Haapamäki has been able to move into that home, nowadays known as Finlandia Village.… Continue

Added by Kanadan Sanomat on July 19, 2011 at 4:25pm — No Comments

Boosting the Business Relations Between Finland and Canada





The debut event of Johanna Tarvainen’s new company inspired the participants to improve the business relations between Finland and Canada.



On Monday June 20th experts in Finnish-Canadian relations from North-European chambers of commerce, Finpro and various other… Continue

Added by Kanadan Sanomat on July 19, 2011 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Frog Babies, Stars And Team Spirit





The Lions’ Children’s Camp in Udora has familiarized children with nature and fair play for 40 years already.



It was 1971 when Martti Hyhkö, who had just recently arrived from Finland to Canada, decided that the Finnish-Canadian children should have the opportunity to…

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Added by Kanadan Sanomat on July 12, 2011 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Moving to Canada Was an Experiment





Raija Suomela has been living in Canada for more than three decades now, but it was not clear from the beginning that Canada would be her new home. Many factors made Suomela to stay and now she has been working for the last 15 years in Canadian Urban Institute.



The… Continue

Added by Kanadan Sanomat on July 6, 2011 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Finland Calling Ottawa Police Chief And His Oulu-born Wife





Vern White, 52, Chief of Police of Ottawa is at crossroads regarding his future. One of the potential positions is no less than the Commissioner of the RCMP, highest-ranking job for any police officer in Canada. He is also preparing his second doctoral thesis and is quite enthusiastic about teaching,… Continue

Added by Kanadan Sanomat on July 6, 2011 at 2:30pm — No Comments

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Made By Choice Wins Award!

Made By Choice is a Finnish company consisting of a group of designers who pride themselves in their quality of product and craftsmanship. Recently, they won a prestigious award in the Restaurant and…Continue

Started by Terryl Nielsen in Buy, Sell & Trade Nov 20.

Finnish and Swedish Christmas 2017 1 Reply

You can get your Finnish and Swedish products from FinnGoods shipped anywhere in Canada. We are located in Vancouver area and carry the most popular Finnish and Swedish products such as Organic Fazer…Continue

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Started by FinnGoods Sales in Buy, Sell & Trade. Last reply by FinnGoods Sales Nov 10.

Voitimme Ruokakultuuriteko 2017

Congratulations to the team at Atelje Sotamaa for their recent Food Culture Award at the ELO Galassa! They won the top award for their design of Finnjavel Restaurant in Helsinki. Check it out on our…Continue

Started by Terryl Nielsen in Miscellaneous Oct 31.

Gold Prize for Atelje Sotamaa!

Atelje Sotamaa was recently awarded the top prize by The Bureau International des Expositions(BIE), in the category of 'Theme Development', at the World Expo 2017 in Astana, Kazakhstan (…Continue

Started by Terryl Nielsen in Miscellaneous Sep 18.

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