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Monday, August 21, 2017

Emancipation Day In Toronto, Ontario 2017

BY: ASHELLY SMITH  Have you ever heard of Emancipation Day? For West Indians, they would have a vast amount of knowledge on this special day....

EDGE Youth Program Celebrates with 2017 Cotillion Ball

BY: CHELSEA OWUSU After a successful season of workshops, the EDGE youth program recognizes and celebrates its participants with a formal Ball, known as the...

National LGBTTIQA2S Human Rights Conference Delves into Issues of Community, Diversity, Difference, and Culture...

Over the course of three days, from August 15th-17th, Fierté Montréal Pride will be hosting a National LGBTTIQA2S Human Rights Conference as part of...

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...

Putting Dominica on the Map with a Taste of Dominica!

BY: ALYSSA MAHADEO While Toronto offers a myriad of prospectively fun summer festivals, this season is an exciting time for many city dwellers as they...

The Road to CARIFESTA 2017: Canada Sends its First Caribbean Diaspora Contingent

BY: KABRENA ROBINSON “I am still pinching myself because at one point in time I had given up hope that It would ever happen,” confessed...

Ol’ Time Carnival in Toronto

BY: LEANNE BENN When we think of Carnival and more specifically Caribbean Carnival we often think about fetes, dancing in the streets, colourful costumes and...

Peel Special Olympics

BY: JELANI GRANT  For the first time, the Peel Region Police hosted the Special Olympics Ontario Provincial Summer Games. From opening to closing ceremonies, the...

The Reigning Champion Wins Again – Rusea’s High School

BY: ASHELLY SMITH  The Lynx Canada Foundation and the Alliance of Jamaica Alumni Association hosted their annual SoccerFest. Eight teams made up of alumni representing...

The Impactful Bishop

BY: ASHELLY SMITH Loving. Faithful. Hopeful.  That’s who Bishop James Robinson is. He is a servant of God with a Doctorate in Philosophy and Behavioral...

Professional Development

The Power of Words

BY: KEISHA JOHNSON Sometimes we dismiss or discredit the power of words as hocus pocus. But the recent celebration of Father’s Day underscored to me...

How to Manage Use of Our Time Effectively and Prioritize the Important Over the...

BY: KEISHA JOHNSON It seems nearly impossible these days to manage the use of our time effectively so that the things that matter most get...

How to Clarify What Is My Purpose

BY: KEISHA JOHNSON Clarifying ‘what is my purpose’ is one of the biggest contentions people grapple with. If you’ve ever thought about this, you can probably...