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Scarborough Celebrates Cultural Fusion At The 6th Annual Afro-Carib Fest

BY KRISTINA RAMCHARRAN The sun was shining in Scarborough as the city kicked off the 6th annual Afro-Carib festival. It was a cultural affair as...

4th Annual Hob Nob Boat Cruise Contributes to Positive Change

BY CHELSEA OWUSU On September 2nd, Kazembe and Associates hosted their 4th annual Hob Nob Boat Cruise event., through Lake Ontario. Guests began boarding the luxurious...

Jamaica Diaspora Conference Focuses On Economic Growth For Day 2

BY JELANI GRANT The entire second day of the Jamaica Diaspora Conference forums, focused on examining various methods of increasing Jamaica’s economic status. Delegates looked...

JN Canada Representative Office Opens Virtual Office in Brampton

The new virtual JN Canada Representative Office was officially opened on August 12th in Brampton, Ontario, located in the Goodison Building, at 36 Queen...

ANTIGUA AVOIDS MAJOR DAMAGE WITH HURRICANE IRMA

VC Bird International Airport Re-Opens by 2:00 p.m. EST St. John’s, Antigua, WI (September 6, 2017). Antigua has successfully coped with Hurricane Irma, defying...

CaribFest and Taste of Orangeville Brings Crowds to Orangeville

BY: CHELSEA OWUSU Though summer is slowly coming to an end, there are still a number of events bringing the heat to the community. This...

Trinidadian Directed Film – Moko Jumbie Celebrates Canadian Premier

BY: ALYSSA MAHADEO  For decades, female filmmakers have been storming the industry, offering a fresh new perspective on the art and direction of filmmaking. These...

Grace Jerk Festival Takes Over Toronto With Fun For The Whole Family!

BY: ALYSSA MAHADEO Jerk chicken poutine, jerk lobster roll and ackee and saltfish spring rolls, are just a few of the delicious concoctions presented by...

Pioneering a Growing Social Platform in Toronto for Black Moms

BY: KABRENA ROBINSON It is not often that you come across an occasion in Toronto where black mothers are able to gather in one space...

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....