Gilda Salomone
Gilda Salomone
Gilda Salomone is a multilingual broadcast journalist and web journalist born in Brazil. She has extensive experience as host, producer, columnist and researcher, in radio and television.

Gilda joined Radio Canada International in 2006 and hosted and produced information programmes on a wide variety of topics, in the English, French and Brazilian Sections.

She is a regular contributor to domestic French radio service Radio-Canada and can be heard on the flagship show Medium Large.

On television, Gilda has worked for CJNT-Metro 14, a multicultural TV broadcaster, Radio-Canada and TV5.

Gilda speaks English, French, Portuguese and Spanish fluently.


Canadian unemployment rises to 7% in May

The Canadian jobs market has slowed down. Canada’s unemployment rate rose to 7.0% in May, 0.1 percentage point over the previous month, according to Statistics Canada. 25,800 jobs were created, but most of them were part-time or temporary seasonal work.» 


Quebec transgender kids will have summer camp

A new summer camp in Quebec will offer a place for transgender, intersex and gender creative kids to relax, have fun and just be … kids. The Camp of Six Colors was created by Gender Creative Kids Canada, a parent» 


Quebec’s Eugenie Bouchard makes tennis history… once again

Quebec native tennis player Eugenie Bouchard is on a roll. On Tuesday she reached her second straight Grand Slam semi-final after defeating Spain’s Carla Suarez Navarro in 3 sets at the French Open. “I’m very content with a win like» 


Calgary means booming business for luxury real estate company

The number of luxury properties for sale in Calgary is on the rise, and Sotheby’s International Realty Canada wants to profit from that expanding market. After only two years in the area, the company is planning to triple its team,» 


Brain starts to slow down at 24, study suggests

The analysis of a group of people playing the popular strategy video game Starcraft 2 revealed that age-related brain performance starts declining at 24 years. Researchers at Simon Fraser University studied 3,305 people, mostly men, aged 16 to 44, as» 


Canada’s French and English-speaking co-operatives will now have ‘one voice’

Co-operatives and Mutuals Canada will represent 18 million members of co-ops and mutual associations in Canada. “We will have one voice, we often had two voices,” says Denise Guy, executive director of Co-operatives and Mutuals Canada. English and French-speaking co-operatives» 


Only one Canadian team at start of National Hockey League playoffs

The Montreal Canadiens will be getting a lot of attention from hockey fans all over the country in the following weeks. They are the only Canadian team to have qualified for the Stanley Cup playoffs this season. “Going into the» 

Environment, Indigenous

Diamond mine closure is planned years ahead with sustainability in mind

When diamond Diavik mine in the Northwest Territories closes, enormous circular craters will be left in the tundra. But instead of leaving the land and surrounding areas permanently scarred by industrial mining, the company decided to plan for closure while» 

Indigenous, Society

Arctic Winter Games a once-in-a-lifetime experience for Inuit kids

64 young athletes from Nunavik, Que. are travelling to Fairbanks, Alaska this weekend to participate in the 21st Arctic Winter Games, an international sports competition for Northern athletes. They will join hundreds of other athletes from five countries who will» 


Toronto doctor defends Canadian health-care system in Washington

Dr. Danielle Martin explained the benefits of Canada’s health-care structure at a U.S. Senate committee in Washington on Tuesday. “We do not have uninsured residents. We do not have different qualities of insurance depending on a person’s employment. We do»