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Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Toronto All Stars Steel Orchestra Brings Home The Gold!

BY: ALYSSA MAHADEO Steelpan or Steel drums are a musical instrument originating from the Island of Trinidad and Tobago. It is made from large 55-gallon...

A-Supreme Foundation Prepares To Host Gala In Support Of Seniors

BY: KABRENA ROBINSON A-Supreme Foundation, a charitable organization aimed at providing care and support to vulnerable and low-income seniors unable to afford adequate home care,...

Jamaican Diaspora Presents New Crime Prevention Strategies At Conference

BY: JELANI GRANT  On the Canadian Travel Advice and Advisories website, it is recommended that travellers exercise a high degree of caution when travelling to...

The United Achievers 33rd Annual Scholarship & Recognition Awards Night 

BY: ASHELLY SMITH  “Have you ever reached the rainbow’s end and did you find your pot of gold? Ever catch a shooting star tell me...

Eid by the Lake 150 takes on racism in Durham

BY: HABEEB ALI Last year, on a day like today, Sept 11th, we celebrated for the first time Eid by the Lake in Ajax Toronto. To commemorate...

New Life Covenant Church holds 10th Annual Scholarship Awards

BY JELANI GRANT The New Life Covenant Church provided scholarships to ten youth within their community, registered in a post-secondary program. The gala, celebrating the...

C’est Moi- It is Me

BY LEANNE BENN Earlier this year, Canada celebrated its 150th birthday and it presented the opportunity for many to reflect. Especially on the history of...

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...

Lewis Arts

BY LEANNE BENN Life is a journey and sometimes you never know what to expect. Born in New Amsterdam, Guyana, Michael Lewis often finds himself...

Sexual Violence in the Caribbean: Trampling the Normalized Phenomenon

BY KABRENA ROBINSON The Caribbean for many is a majestic haven with a euphoric atmosphere echoed in its vibrant and distinctive culture but among the...

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....