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What do grasshoppers have to do with it?

What do grasshoppers have to do with it? It is an interesting fact that grasshopper considerations were at the top of the list concerning a location for Icelandic settlement in Canada where our Icelandic Canadian story begins.  “In 1872, Sigtryggur Jonasson travelled to the Muskoka region of Ontario and a group of 100 Icelanders later […]

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Maclean’s article on Vínarterta

Featuring the ICCT’s very own, Arden Jackson, and her wonderful vínarterta! Don’t ask Icelanders how to make their traditional Christmas cake by Matt Kwong on Monday, December 24, 2012 8:06pm     Ask a Canadian: vinarterta has become a holiday staple in the homes of Icelandic expats Photograph by Nelson Gerrard, a customer and Icelandic […]

Posted in Food, Holidays, News.

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Register for Winter Session Language Classes (Íslenskukennsla) Now! Classes start January 28!

Adult Icelandic Level 1 – Beginner, and Level 2 – Intermediate Classes next session January 28, 2013 Register Now! We are accepting registrations. Please see instructions below. The next session is Mondays 7:30-9:30pm Jan 28 – March 25 (not Feb 18) And tentative spring session is April 15 – June 10 (not May 20) 8 Consecutive […]

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Nov. 27, Nordic Film Nights – GNARR. New Location!

NORDIC NIGHTS MOVIE SERIES PRESENTS: GNARR Date: Tuesday, November 27, 2012 Doors open: @ 6:30, Movie @ 7 pm. NEW location: Ryerson RCC [Wheelchair-accessible external entrance] [Elevator] Rogers Communications Centre, 80 Gould Street (corner of Gould and Church). Here is the link to the map. Suggested donation: $5.00 GNARR to be preceded by a short on […]

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Now Accepting Scholarship and Camp Grant Applications for 2013

Did you know the ICCT gives away up to $1500 in scholarship and grant money to young ICCT members of Icelandic decent? Don’t hesitate. Apply now!

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