November 2023 Blog Posts (6)

In Memoriam: Pentti (Ben) Järvenpää 1925 – 2020









THE LIFE STORY OF PENTTI (BEN) HENRIK JÄRVENPÄÄ 20.11.1925 –…

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Added by Kanadan Sanomat on November 22, 2023 at 3:22pm — No Comments

Onkalo, Finland in the spotlight as communities in northwestern Ontario consider “A Terrifying and Huge Decision”



It’s surprising to discover, how often you hear Finland cropping up in conversations, in small northwestern Ontario communities, and even more surprising, that Onkalo is mentioned. I’d never heard of it until I went to Ignace. Ignace is a community of 1,206 people surrounded by pristine lakes and waterways that it shares with Wabigoon Lake Ojibway…

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Added by Kanadan Sanomat on November 22, 2023 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Pulla Line-ups and Enjoying “Possus” At Suomi Koti (TBay)



On November 18th, there was an early line-up at the door, as there always is, when the Suomi Koti Ladies Auxiliary holds its Christmas bake and craft sale. Everyone’s eager to get a loaf or two (but that’s all, because now there’s a limit!) of freshly baked pulla, with or without raisins, and the table quickly gets cleared. There weren’t many left by the time I reached… Continue

Added by Kanadan Sanomat on November 18, 2023 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Craft and Bake Sale at Hilldale, A Pre-Pikku Joulu Celebration



On that morning, just by entering the door at Hilldale church, the world with its cares and complexities quickly transforms into a friendlier place. The bustling bake and craft sale in full swing in the church hall feels like a celebration, a celebration of all that we have to share with each other – like a pre-Pikku Joulu, Pikku Joulu – a…

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Added by Kanadan Sanomat on November 11, 2023 at 5:30pm — No Comments

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FinnGoods Introduction 1 Reply

With so many new followers here on Social Media, we would love to (re)introduce ourselves!FinnGoods is a family operated small business (est. 2012) located in Langley BC, Canada. We were both born…Continue

Tags: Marimekko, Arabia, Iittala

Started by FinnGoods Sales in Buy, Sell & Trade. Last reply by FinnGoods Sales Feb 17.

Occupational therapy work practise 1 Reply

Hi everyone! Is there possibly any occupational therapists here who work in Canada? Or do you know one? I'm an occupational therapy student looking for a work practise place from Canada.

Started by Eveliina in Miscellaneous. Last reply by Kanadan Sanomat Sep 13, 2023.

Bringing a piece of Finland to North America – The FinnGoods Story 1 Reply

With so many new followers here on Social Media, we would love to introduce ourselves!FinnGoods is a family operated small business (est. 2012) located in Langley BC, Canada. We were both born and…Continue

Tags: Kahvi, Licorice, Varrasleipä, Finntoast, Halva

Started by FinnGoods Sales in Buy, Sell & Trade. Last reply by FinnGoods Sales May 28, 2022.

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Genealogy going on with me. I'm looking for information about a person: Name: Jenny Ojalehto Luonua. b.10 Jun 1903. Pennsylvania. Parents: Herman Luonua and Maria Rapinoja Luonua.Continue

Started by Jouni Salminen in Miscellaneous May 29, 2021.

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