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Things That Divide Us

Last week in Ontario, Kathleen Wynne, openly gay leader of the Ontario Liberal Party, scored a surprise election victory good enough to form a majority government. Political pundits predicted a closer race with a minority Liberal or Progressive Conservative government as the likely outcome. In the post-election analysis, another surprise outcome surfaced. Political observers cite […]

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Newly Released 2014 Edition of “Journey”

Waterloo, ON: May 12, 2014 Fiora Books announced today the long-awaited release of the 2014 edition of  A Personal Journey to the Heart of Teaching by award-winning author, John Fioravanti. Published by Waterloo-based Fiora Books, Journey is Fioravanti’s second non-fiction book pertaining to education. It provides an inside view as to what it’s like to […]

Tragedy, Grief, and Happiness

“Tragedy struck the school that second semester as one of my first semester students was killed in a car accident one weekend near her home. She was not a regular in the lunch club, but the core members had been close friends with her. On the Monday morning before classes started, very distraught and tearful […]

It’s Official – We’re Open for Business!

WATERLOO, ON – After a few months of intensive effort, Anne and John Fioravanti, co-founders of Fiora Books, are excited to announce the official launch of this new publishing company. John has been an author with Iceberg Publishing since 2006 when Iceberg partner and author, Kenneth Tam, invited him to write an inspirational book about […]

‘Instructor of the Year’ at I.I.O. Convocation

WATERLOO, ON – After thirteen years of struggle and determination, Anne Fioravanti, Partner, CFO and Editor-in-Chief at Fiora Books, was recognized for her professionalism and excellence in the classroom. The Insurance Institute of Ontario, Conestoga Chapter, named Anne their Instructor of the Year 2012-2013, at their February Convocation ceremony at Waterloo Inn.