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source for much of the following information on Calgary's Italian
Community is With Heart And Soul: Calgary's Italian Community by
Antonella Fanella. The Heritage Community Foundation thanks her, as well
as the University of Calgary Press, for permission to use these
Additional material regarding the Italian immigrant
experience in Calgary is provided in a paper by David E. Aliaga titled
Italian Immigrants in Calgary: Dimensions of Cultural
Identity. The paper was based on interviews, conducted from January
of 1992 to February of 1994, of 144 men drawn from a sample of Italian immigrants in Calgary, including both southern and northern Italians. All respondents had come to the city of Calgary after the Second World War.
As well, a search through the issues of Il
Congresso, Alberta's Italian newspaper with offices in Edmonton
and Calgary, provides glimpses of contemporary issues of concern to
Calgary's Italian community.