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Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Swab-a-Thon For Sonia Beckford

BY: LEANNE BENN Often times, people hear the word stem cell donation or bone marrow and unless you are knowledgeable in the field of medicine...

P.A.C.E Celebrates 30 years of Enhancing Childhood Education with Annual Strawberry Social

BY: KABRENA ROBINSON In most countries, early childhood education is highly regarded as an integral building block for the cultivation of young minds. With early...

Immigrant Women in Business

BY: LEANNE BENN On March 8th, 2017, many of us had the chance to celebrate and recognize International Women’s Day, a day of empowerment and...

KNOWLEDGE IS POWER – Toronto Caribbean Business Social Provides You With Tools for Success

BY ALYSSA MAHADEO For many, the start of a new year signifies unlimited potential. A fresh start, a new perspective, and the promise of new...

Meet Isaiah Mcdonald, The Four-Year-Old Geography Wiz Kid

BY: JELANI GRANT At the young age of four, Isaiah McDonald has become known as a Canadian map master, able to recite all 196 countries...

Philip Rose Readying for Second Round Of Wray and Nephew Contender Season 7

BY: JELANI GRANT Canadian-Jamaican boxer Phillip Rose is preparing for his second-round match at the Wray & Nephew Contender Season 7 in Jamaica. Following a dominant...

Brampton West’s Jermaine Chambers Seeks PC Leader Nomination

BY: KRISTINA RAMCHARRAN   The Brampton West riding has a new PC nominee candidate in the form of the hard-working Jermaine Chambers. This is Chambers’ first...

Beyond Excellence: BBPA Announces 2017 Harry Jerome Award Recipients

BY: ALYSSA MAHADEO Creating opportunities, celebrating excellence, and investing in the future. That is the mission statement put forth by the Black Business & Professional...

Celebrating Five Years of African Fashion Week Toronto

BY DELLIA RISMAY Pulsating Afrobeats, live music, models strutting down the runway in sky-high heels, and designs that recall nations from Nigeria to Zimbabwe, it...

Ajax Caribbean Week Celebrates The Joys Of Being Caribbean

BY: KRISTINA RAMCHARRAN The senses were in for a treat as the region was filled with the lively sounds of Soca music, the smell of...

Community News

Supporting GTA Seniors A-Supreme Foundation Holds 3rd Annual Grand Charity Gala

BY: JELANI GRANT  Though the Jamaica Diaspora Conference came and went more than two months ago, Jamaicans continue to celebrate 55 years of independence in...

A Brand Of African Inspired Print Skirts For All Women And Girls

BY: KABRENA ROBINSON  In a society where Eurocentric fashion styles and brands have predominated the mainstream, one fashion designer has taken on the task of...

SmartTerm Essay Competition for Caribbean Schools

BY: LEANNE BENN When it comes to the education systems in many Caribbean islands, there is one factor that may be common in most public...

From Toronto to Dominica with Love

BY: LEANNE BENN Alone we can do so little and together we can do so much. Those are the words of the local Kaisoca ladies...

JN Foundation Launches Disaster Relief Fund

With all of the recent devastation that has swept through the Caribbean, businesses are rallying together to aid in relief efforts to the islands....