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Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Preparing for the school year – What types of teachers could our children face?

BY SIMONE SMITH Welcome Toronto Caribbean community! We welcome all readers and thank you for being such an integral part of this newspaper. My role...

Legalize it

BY: SIMONE SMITH Bob Marley’s song lyrics were prophetic and before its time.  Legalize it don`t Criticize it, Legalize it yea-ah-yea-ah, and I will Advertize...

The Politics of Engagement in a World of Fear

BY HUGH ANTHONY The terrorist attacks in Paris have left an indelible scar on our consciousness as individuals and collective societies as ISIS (Islamic State...

Three Components of a Health Educational Life in the Home

BY: SIMONE SMITH The importance of education has been spoken about time and time again; we all know that knowledge is power; we realize that...

Abuse! The Unspoken Issue Within the Community

BY SIMONE SMITH Abuse! This one word has remained misunderstood by many. Why? Well, everyone’s thoughts about what constitutes abusive behaviour are different. Diana Matheson...

Responding to Adversity

BY SIMONE SMITH  Hello Toronto Caribbean Newspaper readers! Thank you to all of you who continue to support us here at TCN. Every week, I...

Foucault’s Governmentality; Understanding Why We Don’t Trust the Government

BY SIMONE SMITH Usually, my column stays away from the political side of things, but with the recent election in the United States, I thought...

Appraising the Situation

BY SIMONE SMITH I realize more and more that the way you react to a situation really does determine its outcome. When things happen in...

The Bigger Picture – Part 3

BY SIMONE SMITH  “Our vision must be big enough to inspire and challenge us, but always beyond our reach. Our vision must also be realistic...

Persuasive Development Disorders Autism; it cannot be Ignored!

BY SIMONE SMITH  The one thing that I want to continue to do for my readers is provide them with information that is going to...

Community News

A Helping Hand to Childhood Education in Jamaica

BY: KABRENA ROBINSON In Jamaica, a central and popular belief is that “education is the key to success” and it all starts at the elementary...

Caribbean Tales International Film Festival 2017

BY: LEANNE BENN This year, the Caribbean Tales International Film Festival celebrated twelve years through the act of diversity and legacy in the city of...

Toronto All Stars Steel Orchestra Brings Home The Gold!

BY: ALYSSA MAHADEO Steelpan or Steel drums are a musical instrument originating from the Island of Trinidad and Tobago. It is made from large 55-gallon...

A-Supreme Foundation Prepares To Host Gala In Support Of Seniors

BY: KABRENA ROBINSON A-Supreme Foundation, a charitable organization aimed at providing care and support to vulnerable and low-income seniors unable to afford adequate home care,...

Jamaican Diaspora Presents New Crime Prevention Strategies At Conference

BY: JELANI GRANT  On the Canadian Travel Advice and Advisories website, it is recommended that travellers exercise a high degree of caution when travelling to...