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Sunday, January 21, 2018

Challenges and Opportunities in Healthcare

BY ALLISON BROWN This movement began in Melbourne Australia in 2003. Can you imagine two friends getting together in a bar and literally dared each...

Primary Prevention: Human Papillomavirus and The Importance of Vaccination

BY ALLISON BROWN Congratulations to Toronto Caribbean Newspaper for receiving the award for "best print publication".  It is such an honour to be able to...

Prevention is Better Than Cure!

BY ALLISON BROWN I recently informed my family that I was writing for the Toronto Caribbean Newspaper.  The response was great and I could feel...

Men’s Health Month Should Be Daily!

BY MICHELLE SMITH The month of June has been dedicated to the awareness regarding Men's health which also included June 14th as being Men's Mental...

World Sickle Cell Day

BY MICHELLE SMITH  June 19th 2016 is known as World Sickle Cell Day. Sickle Cell Disease, also noted as “The Black Disease” due to it...

Can B12 Really Help With Your Constant Fatigue?  

BY MICHELLE SMITH Recently I was asked what causes increased tiredness?  Fatigue is also known as tiredness, reduced energy, physical or mental exhaustion, or lack...

May Is Lupus Awareness Month Find Out Which Celebrities Have Lupus

BY MICHELLE SMITH Last year I was asked to write about Lupus. "The Disease of a 1000 Faces”.  Lupus has become a disease that is...

Mental Health Week – Suicide and Your Children’s Stress – Do You Know the...

BY MICHELLE SMITH  Mental Health Week is May 2nd – 8th 2016. As your advocate, I just wanted to give you a little reminder that...

Music Therapy Could be the Medicine That You Have Been Looking For

BY MICHELLE SMITH  With the month of March coming to an end and April quickly approaching I wanted to share some information about Music Therapy....

Eating Beets! Are They Bad For You?

BY MICHELLE SMITH  With March being nutrition month, it's that time again to give you some knowledge. Growing up in a West Indian household beets...

Community News

LET’S GET DOWN TO BUSINESS – Preparations for 2018 Business Social Underway

BY: ALYSSA MAHADEO New year, new goals? As with every new year that rolls around, many of us spend time reflecting on another year gone,...

TIFF Celebrates 100 Years of Black Film with Jamaican Classic ‘The Harder They Come’

BY: KABRENA ROBINSON The 1972 Jamaican Crime Drama film ‘The Harder They Come’ written, directed and produced by Perry Henzell was screened recently as part...

2017: Year in Review

BY: KABRENA ROBINSON  2017 is one of those years that will forever be etched in our memories for reasons and events that brought forth states...

African Aid Project Raises Awareness for Children in Poverty

BY: ALYSSA MAHADEO It’s the most wonderful time of the year, a time of giving, of hope, happiness, and miracles. However, amongst all of the...

Take Your Education & Leadership Skills International! – Applications Open for Young Leaders...

BY: ALYSSA MAHADEO The volunteer work we partake in during our time at school prepares us for a future on our chosen career path. The...