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Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Toronto Caribbean launches Christmas Toy Drive giving back to the community

BY ALYSSA MAHADEO With the year drawing to a close and Christmas just around the corner Toronto Caribbean has launched their very first Christmas Toy...

Canadian Grassroots Organization Empowers Local Jamaican Youth Though Education

BY SARA MILLER Just like watering a plant, self- empowerment and education are the key ingredients in the transformation of today’s youth into the community...

Recognizing Women of Greatness

BY: KRISTINA RAMCHARRAN The 10 Inspirational Women and Queens Rising Awards brought together some of the Greater Toronto Area’s most powerful and influential women. Ranging...

Lenn Hammond To Perform at Flair for End of The Year

BY JELANI GRANT Kool Runninz & Skylevel Entertainment has organized Flair, for the first time, an end of year music celebration with Sir B as...

Music for the Soul – STEELE Continues to Serenade the Masses

BY: ALYSSA MAHADEO It doesn’t matter who you are or where you came from, but everyone has a story filled with experiences that define the...

Toronto Playwright’s New Films Explores the Dark World of Depression and Sex Trafficking

BY SARA MILLER  On the streets, they call it a “game.” However, for the hundreds of young Canadian women who walk the dangerous and dark streets...

Cuisine for Awareness at the 2017 Celebrity Chef: Men Who Cook Fundraiser

BY: KRISTINA RAMCHARRAN The 2017 Celebrity Chef: Men Who Cook competition held by United Achievement group with support from the William Osler Foundation was filled...

Running To The Beat Of The Drum At Toronto Carnival Run

BY: KRISTINA RAMCHARRAN The sounds of Soca music emanating from Lakeshore Boulevard is quite unusual for any Saturday morning unless it’s the morning of Toronto...

WomanACT Celebrates International Women’s Day with the First Annual Soul of a Warrior Awards

BY ALYSSA MAHADEO  The fight for women’s rights is a battle cry made up of the many voices of mothers, sisters, daughters and friends, all...

Jamaica Diaspora Conference Day One: Health Care and Education

BY: JELANI GRANT  For the second day of the conference events, but day one of discussions, the Jamaica Diaspora Conference held panels covering issues in...

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....