The Centre Leonardo da Vinci has lost one of its founding fathers, our Chairman of the Board Mr. Giuseppe Borsellino, who was our greatest benefactor, ally and most importantly our true friend. The Leonardo da Vinci Centre was his dream, his child. Like his child he watched over it and saw to it that it was always taken care of. Over the nineteen and a half years, he was omnipresent and always ready to help meet the needs of the Centre.

Many will write of Mr. Borsellino’s many accomplishments. Many will write of his dedication to not only the great Italian Community of Montreal but also to so many other communities and associations. Many will write that he was an extraordinary humanitarian and a true philanthropist. All of these things are true and accurate for he truly was a great, outstanding man!

Our Board, administration and staff, here at the Centre, are deeply saddened with his sudden passing. We have lost our great mentor and an even greater friend.

Thank you Mr. Borsellino for everything that you did for so many people and thank you for your constant guidance and support of our Centre.

We extend our deepest condolences to his family and loved ones. Our prayers and thoughts are with you all.

Joe Pannunzio, CLDV President & Pat Buttino, General Manager


At the Leonardo de Vinci Centre, we turn lives into beautiful stories. Come join us and stay fit with modern gym facilities and skilled coaches, learn a new language, or how to cook exquisite meals and enjoy a wide range of cultural activities, from art exhibitions to theatre plays or music shows.


The well-being of the community is the core value of all our activities and we strive every minute to achieve the highest standards in our community. This is why there is always something interesting here, this is how we managed to turn the Centre into an essential part of our members’ lives.



Stay around our seasoned chefs and learn the art of spicing your life with the most exquisite meals in an explosion of flavours that will impress your family, your friends and your taste buds.



Take advantage of the expertise of our coaches in one of the most modern facilities on the island on Montreal. Our Sporting Club is open all day long to accommodate all life styles.



Learn a new language a open the doors to a whole new world or sign up for one of our tutorial classes offered in collaboration with the English Montreal School Board and McGill University.


Every day, there is always something amazing happening at the Leonardo da Vinci Centre - art exhibitions, theatre plays, movie projection or music shows, we make sure to provide your daily dose of happiness.



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