September 2013 Blog Posts (2)

Jules Päiviö is gone

Jules Päiviö - architect, Canadian veteran of the Spanish Civil War and a social catalyst on the Finnish Canadian scene died in early September. Two Vapaa Sana interns produced excellent features about him in 2006 and 2007, not all of them are on the internet but I found links to two pieces by Juha Mäkinen and Virpi Oinonen. Jules was also perhaps the last eyewitness around recollecting the "big bang" of the Finnish Canadian scene - with FOC and the rest going separate ways, and Vapaa Sana…

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Added by Niinistö Juhani on September 16, 2013 at 5:21am — No Comments

Rasismista kertovalla elokuvalla halutaan ravistella suomalaisia

”Hienoa, jos elokuva saa yhdenkin ihmisen kyseenalaistamaan arvomaailmaansa,” naispääosaa näyttelevä Laura Birn sanoo.

 

”Meillä kaikilla on omat ennakkoluulomme ja meidän pitää tunnistaa ne,” sanoo suomalainen elokuvaohjaaja Dome…

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Added by Kanadan Sanomat on September 11, 2013 at 3:30pm — No Comments

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Finnish and Swedish Goodies for Christmas 2 Replies

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 11.

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Started by meeri makinen in Buy, Sell & Trade Oct 21.

WTB: Finnish 78rpm gramophone records

Hi, I would like to buy Finnish gramophone records, 78 rpm, and Finnish phonograph cylinders. Please send more information by e-mail (Finnish or English): j.t.paavola@gmail.com Cell: +1.971.470.6895…Continue

Started by Juha Paavola in Buy, Sell & Trade Jul 27.

Onko Sinulla juuria Isojoen Kärjenkoskella? Do you have any roots in Kärjenkoski, Isojoki, Finland?

Onko Sinulla juuria Isojoen Kärjenkoskella?Ovatko esivanhempasi Kärjenkoskelta tai oletko muuten tietoinen ja kiinnostunut kylästämme? Olet tervetullut Kärjenkosken kylän 325-vuotisjuhlaan lauantaina…Continue

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