Pasta Battle #3: Team Giavedoni / Petrelli vs Team Caci (winners!)
Cocktail reception at Gala 2018
Kevin Saunders of Seven Oaks Hospital speaks at Gala 2018
Kim Ulmer, Regional VP of RBC (our Title Sponsor) speaks to the 1,100 in attendance
It's time for the live auction!
Angelo Costantini is awarded 2018 Vince Bova Award
Friday night's President's Reception
Members toast to another successful Gala at our after-party
Ready to serve dinner at Christmas Eve Feast
Christmas Eve Feast volunteers
Christmas Eve Feast - 300 hampers!
Alex is ready to give out gifts!
SOI volunteers ready to serve dinner at Rossbrook Grad
SOI cuts the cake for Rossbrook House graduates
Angelo serving pasta to line of grads with their families
Lino and Joe preparing the steaming hot pasta for Oak Table
SOI is awarded "Outstanding Service Organization" award
Our team of walkers for Challenge for Life

Legacy Student Award winners announced!  Congratulations to our 2018 recipients Lucas Mosienko and Francesca Silla.


Garibaldi Lodge Open to Women Members

In a transformative move, the Sons of Italy, Garibaldi Lodge has changed a 33 year tradition and will now allow female members.  We look forward to a new era in serving our community.

[press release]

Heart of the Lion Lifetime Achievement Award

On March 16, 2019, Father Sam Argenziano will receive the inaugural Sons of Italy Heart of the Lion Lifetime Achievement Award at our Annual Gala.


33rd annual Gala

Sons of Italy Garibaldi Lodge, and our title sponsor RBC, are proud to announce our 33rd annual Gala Dinner on March 16, 2019.

[pics from last year]


Come on down to the Sons of Italy Encore Social on Saturday, November 10 starting at 8 PM. Tickets are only $10.  


2018 Vince Bova award to Angelo Costantini

The coveted Vince Bova Award was presented at our 2018 Gala to a totally surprised member: Angelo Costantini. Congrats Angelo -- well deserved!



We are proud to announce the creation of a new foundation, Sons of Italy Legacy Fund, targeted to helping our youth finance their education -- and you can help us help them!

[read more]
[donate to the Legacy Award]

32nd Annual Gala

The gala was a tremendous success with a sold-out crowd of 1,100 and a $90,000 donation to our 2018 charity...

[2018 Gala]


We are proud to announce the winners of our Sons of Italy scholarships for 2017:
Dante Rosati and
Davide Verrelli

Each will be presented with a $2,000 cheque and free tickets to our 32nd Annual Gala.

[full bio and pics]


The coveted Canadian Italian Business Professionals Assn (CIBPA) award for Professionalism is to be awarded to
Rayleen V. De Luca!

The presentation will be made at the Sons of Italy 32nd Annual Gala, on March 10, 2018  


Christmas Eve Feast feeds 600

Thanks to our sponsors, donors and volunteers for helping us put on this event.  Check out the pictures and video.  


SOI Feeds Rossbrook's House Grads

150 graduates and their families enjoy past dinner served by Sons of Italy volunteers happy to make this special day even more memorable.

[story and pics]

Upcoming Events:

  • We take the summer off to spend time with our families. See you back in September!


Welcome to our Newest Members:

Benedict Albensi

Dan Dell'Acqua 

Giovanni Leuzzi

Gianmaria Migliori  

Carmine Militano

Favourite Quote

"I can’t thank you enough for the way you bring celebration to our celebration!" 

- Phil Chiappetta (Co-Executive Director, Rossbrook House) about SOI's involvement in their graduation dinner.
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