Re-creating a piece of the old country on Canadian soil



Montreal’s Italian community is 300,000 strong. While the community has been in the city for several genaerations, their roots are still firmly planted back in the old country. From Montreal’s Little Italy to the east end enclaves of Saint-Leonard, Ahuntsic and R.D.P., Italians gravitated toward neighbourhoods with backyard gardens and basement cellars — where they could recreate a piece of ancient Italy in their new homes. To read the full series, see the videos:

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  1. Nellie K. Adaba