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Wednesday, January 24, 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

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...