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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 explore the nature and meet their peers, despite of their…

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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 summer of 1980 was a hot one in Helsinki, when Raija Suomela and… 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, which he has been doing for 12 years as Adjunct and Part-Time… Continue

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

When a German Loves a Finn

Wolfram Eilenberger wrote a long love letter to his wife and her country, Finland. Now it has been published also in Finnish.



When a German philosopher, specialized in cultural philosophy, Wolfram Eilenberger, was still an exchange student in his 20s in Spain, he fell in love. The object of this love was not a "chica latino", but an almost two… Continue

Added by Kanadan Sanomat on June 28, 2011 at 3:24pm — No Comments

A Finnish Documentary and How to Sell It Abroad

Finnish documentary directors came to Toronto to study the Canadian markets.



There were 200 documentary films showed during Hot Docs, the Torontonian documentary film festival, but the Finnish directors Elina Kivihalme and Ari Matikainen hardly stayed in the darkness of the movie theatres.

– You come to the festivals mainly to make contacts. You go see the movies if you have any time left, explains Matikainen, the CEO of the Joensuu-based production… Continue

Added by Kanadan Sanomat on June 28, 2011 at 3:19pm — No Comments

Who Are They?

In the heart of Saskatchewan, between the villages of Strongfield and Loreburn a bit over 100 kilometres south of Saskatoon, is located a cemetery established in the beginning of 20th century. It contains 34 graves, all of them probably having a Finnish-Canadian buried in them. But only six of the graves are named.



Audrey Harris, a third…

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Added by Kanadan Sanomat on June 28, 2011 at 3:18pm — No Comments

From Comics to Movies

 

Daniel Abramovich lives among pictures: In addition of painting and drawing, he gets his living from animating 3D movies.



In the heart of Manhattan, the warm spring day has turned into an evening. Daniel Abramovich, who currently resides in the hip part of Brooklyn, has just commuted back from Connecticut, where he works at…

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Added by Kanadan Sanomat on June 28, 2011 at 3:14pm — No Comments

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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

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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.

Tietoja enostani etsiskelen 1 Reply

Tietoja enostani Erkki Linnala etsiskelen . Thunder Bayssa ilmeisesti viimeiset päivänsä viettänyt. Riverside Cementeryyn haudattu.Yleensä kiinnostaisi missä päin asustellut? Erkki oli syntynyt…Continue

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Ruisjauhoja vailla 1 Reply

Mistä oikein löydän ruisjauhoja Quebec Citystä? Olen käynyt jo ties kuinka monessa putiikissa ja marketissa enkä ole nähnyt niitä myytävän. Tietysti ruisleipäkin kelpaisi ensisijaisesti, mutta sen…Continue

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Started by Vilukko in Food & Entertainment. Last reply by Kanadan Sanomat Jan 23, 2019.

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