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Monday, April 23, 2018

Young Leaders Receive Prestigious Lincoln M. Alexander Award

BY EMILY SINGH  The month of February is a time to reflect back on the accomplishments, triumphs and successes of African Americans as we celebrate...

Historica Canada Presents an Evening Celebrating Black Women

BY EMILY SINGH  Black history month is a time to look back into Canada’s diverse past and honour the individuals who courageously took a stand...

We Are One – First Friday’s launches inspiring projects for Black History Month

BY ALYSSA MAHADEO  Born out of a tradition that started twenty two years ago, First Fridays began in Toronto in 1994 and it is one...

MPP Patrick Brown Celebrates the Legacy of Black Canadian Leaders

BY ALYSSA MAHADEO  Ontario PC Leader Patrick Brown, is following in the footsteps of great leaders before him, recognizing and celebrating the achievements of Black...

Carrying on the Afro-Caribbean Legacy Jamaican National Building Society launches their 3rd Annual Black...

BY ALYSSA MAHADEO  Encouraging youth development and stimulating the mind of students is the secret behind unlocking their true potential. Challenging them to capitalize on...

KUUMBA FESTIVAL

BY JORDAN MAXWELL Stacey Dash might not think there's a need for Black History Month, but in Toronto the Kuumba Festival proved there is no...

Awareness Day Sheds Light on the High Risk of HIV Infection in Canada’s African,...

BY KEVIN YEBOAH Canada’s second African, Caribbean and Black HIV/AIDS Awareness day is set to be underway this week, in hopes to raise awareness on...

Matilda Elma Van Cooten Passes Away at 98

BY EMILY SINGH It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of a great mother, grandmother and great grandmother, Matilda Elma Van Cooten...

BACK IN BLACK – Toronto Black Film Festival Announces their 2016 Cinematic Experiences

BY ALYSSA MAHADEO  One might argue that the world would look better if everything was in black and white. The Toronto Black Film Festival (TBFF)...

The BBPA celebrates the journey and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

BY ALYSSA MAHADEO  Martin Luther King Jr. once said, “ If you can’t fly, then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t...

Community News

GLOBAL PEACE Mission; love for all, hatred for none! Welcome to the Ahmadiyya...

BY: SIMONE JENNIFER SMITH “Unless we exercise justice, we will not have peace.” The Toronto Caribbean Newspaper had the honor of being invited to The 15th...

BBPA Announces the 36th Annual Harry Jerome Award Recipients – Defining Our Legacy

BY: ALYSSA MAHADEO Hero to the black Canadian community, the epitome of excellence, determination and dedication, Harry Jerome was an outstanding African Canadian Olympic Athlete...

They have taken the oath! Peel Regional Police swear in two new deputy chiefs

BY: ASHELLY SMITH  At 1 pm on March 27th, families, friends, police officers and well-wishers were present at the Emily V. Kolb Centre for the...

Genesis – The launch of Guyana Carnival 2018

BY: LEANNE BENN  There’s Trinidad, Antigua, Barbados, St Lucia, Brazil and even Bermuda among many other countries and cultures that all have something in common....

Ricky Persaud Jr. strumming sounds of Love, Peace and Unity

BY: JELANI GRANT  At four years old, Ricky Persaud Jr. started taking music classes at Music Together in New Jersey. At the age of eight,...