Every day in cities and towns across Canada, people gather together to celebrate their culture, traditions and their community. TLN Cares and is committed to connecting to our diverse audiences and to supporting their events in a variety of ways – including on-air community segments TLN Oggi in Italian and TLN Hoy in Spanish, on-line community listings Appunti and Programate, and through partnerships with our vast community network of contacts. TLN Cares is an ongoing showcase of our commitment to unifying and encouraging engagement and development within the Italian and Hispanic Canadian communities that we have served for 28 years.
Telelatino teams up with York University to launch the second annual Mundo Canuck Bursary program. For a second consecutive year, TLN Telelatino and York University were proud to spearhead an endowment program which awards an annual bursary to York undergrad students who write the best essays about Hispanic life in Canada. The bursary encourages the development of diverse voices and a breadth of viewpoints regarding the confluence of the Hispanic Diaspora and day-to-day Canadian living. York students can logo on to www.yorku.ca for additional information on how to submit essays for 2011.Read More
With over 2 Million dollars raised to date since 1996, TLN is a proud supporter the Caritas organization. Via its annual telethon, TLN continues to help increase national awareness of the Caritas organizations therapeutic community based rehabilitation program which focuses on addiction, mental health and recovery. With Caritas regional group centers in Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver, the annual national broadcast of the telethon is one of a series of TLN’s outreach initiatives to support its viewing audience and their communities.Read More
In 2010 when Chile was struck by a massive earthquake, TLN Teleatino launching a national on air messaging campaign in support of the Canadian Red Cross’ efforts to assist victims. TLN complemented it’s on air campaign with a special 10 week Best of Viña del Mar International Song Festival marathon which included direct information on how to donate immediate relief and recovery assistance to help victims. Viña del Mar, considered to be the tourist capital of Chile, hosts an annual internationally recognized song festival for one week in February. Due to the earthquake tragedy, the final day of the festival was cancelled.Read More
In support of Canadian cultural expression, TLN alongside 25 Italian Canadian visionaries joined forces with one common goal and made an unprecedented $13 million contribution to the transformation AGO campaign in 2009. In acknowledgement of this significant contribution to the Gallery and the leadership of the Italian-Canadian community, the AGO has named its sculpture promenade Galleria Italia.Read More