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Paper Rout

Postmedia in the gutter

Past Trauma

Richard Wagamese and an Indigenous literary resurgence

Family Pride

Profiles in gay life

Kenneth Bagnell

Kenneth Bagnell is a Toronto writer whose books include The Little Immigrants: The Orphans Who Came to Canada (Macmillan, 1980) and Canadese: A Portrait of the Italian Canadians (Macmillan, 1989). He is completing his first work of fiction.

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Kenneth Bagnell

A Place with Pizzazz

How an ethnic enclave morphed into a trend-setting neighbourhood April 2007
Almost all of Canada’s major cities have neighbourhoods called Little Italy, sometimes more than one. These old settlements came about in a natural way, a result of what is called chain migration—sisters and brothers, nephews and cousins, choosing to follow relatives, establishing themselves where the relatives settled years, even decades, before. Most other immigrant groups did…