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Monday, April 23, 2018

What is Health Equity?

BY ALLISON BROWN I recently heard a story about an Aboriginal man who had a heart attack and was taken to a local emergency department....

Caregivers Are an Important Part of Our Healthcare System

BY ALLISON BROWN If you care for someone you are called an informal caregiver. Those who get paid for caregiving as a result of working...

Canada’s Health Accord

BY ALLISON BROWN I continue to be grateful for the opportunity to share my thoughts about healthcare with the many readers of the Toronto Caribbean...

Assisted Dying Not Assisted Suicide

BY ALLISON BROWN "What's in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet."  Romeo and Juliet (II,...

A Healthcare Experience Abroad

BY ALLISON BROWN On a recent vacation with my family and friends, one of my friends became very ill. Prior to her leaving for the...

Breaking Through Weight Loss Confusion

BY MONIQUE BARTLETT Losing weight isn’t easy.  You watch what you eat and you work out regularly yet you still haven’t quite received the results...

Are You at Risk of Having a Stroke?

BY MICHELLE SMITH  With June being stroke awareness month, let's go through some facts that will help us change our lifestyle to prevent the incidence...

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...

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...

A Tragic Case of Natural Medicine Gone Wrong

BY DR LYDIA THURTON A little boy died in Lethbridge, Alberta and his parents have been convicted of failing to provide the necessities of life....

Community News

GLOBAL PEACE Mission; love for all, hatred for none! Welcome to the Ahmadiyya...

BY: SIMONE JENNIFER SMITH “Unless we exercise justice, we will not have peace.” The Toronto Caribbean Newspaper had the honor of being invited to The 15th...

BBPA Announces the 36th Annual Harry Jerome Award Recipients – Defining Our Legacy

BY: ALYSSA MAHADEO Hero to the black Canadian community, the epitome of excellence, determination and dedication, Harry Jerome was an outstanding African Canadian Olympic Athlete...

They have taken the oath! Peel Regional Police swear in two new deputy chiefs

BY: ASHELLY SMITH  At 1 pm on March 27th, families, friends, police officers and well-wishers were present at the Emily V. Kolb Centre for the...

Genesis – The launch of Guyana Carnival 2018

BY: LEANNE BENN  There’s Trinidad, Antigua, Barbados, St Lucia, Brazil and even Bermuda among many other countries and cultures that all have something in common....

Ricky Persaud Jr. strumming sounds of Love, Peace and Unity

BY: JELANI GRANT  At four years old, Ricky Persaud Jr. started taking music classes at Music Together in New Jersey. At the age of eight,...