Elvira Truglia
Elvira Truglia is a Montreal writer and works in media, communications, public engagement and community development. For the last three years, she has worked for the Girls Action Foundation, a national girls' empowerment organization.

Entries by Elvira Truglia

Charter Doublespeak Endorses Poverty Not Equality

(0) Comments | Posted November 6, 2013 | 6:49 PM

The notion that equality between women and men will be served through banning religious symbols in the public service has so many ripped seams that even the best haute couture designer wouldn`t know where to start mending. But don`t we all want the separation of Church and State? On the...

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Can Traditional Italian Families Survive in Modern Canada?

(3) Comments | Posted April 30, 2013 | 6:17 PM

For Italians in Canada, family composition and cultural identity have tended to go hand in hand. But times may be changing for a community whose benchmark of identity has historically been the traditional nuclear family. According to the latest Statistics Canada report on household demographics (2012), the nuclear family is...

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