The Society

The "Edmonton Committee" of the "Dante Alighieri Society" was established in 1961. Its main objectives are:

  • To promote an appreciation of the Italian culture abroad;
  • To promote closer ties among Italians abroad;
  • To establish and direct courses of Italian Language and Culture for children and for adults of any national origin;
  • To promote a better understanding and appreciation of the Canadian multicultural society and citizenship within the Italian community; and
  • To establish a library open to the general public.

Special articles of its Constitution:

  • The "Dante" does not discriminate on the basis of race, nationality, religious faith, or political ideology.
  • The Committee operates within Canadian laws, and both Italian and English are used, according to circumstances, as official languages.
  • The Committee cooperates with the democratically elected Italian government.

By-Laws and Objectives:

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