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Friday, July 21, 2017

Caribbean Student Duo Launch Clothing Brand

BY: CHELSEA OWUSU  Two students from Humber College’s fashion management degree program have announced the release of their intimate clothing collection. The brand is titled Undivided;...

Yowronto Festival Showcases Local and International Talent

BY: KRISTINA RAMCHARRAN  The Yowronto music festival in Toronto was a fusion of Caribbean and Canadian cultures. Held during the Canada Day long weekend, the...

2017 Annual SoccerFest

BY: JELANI GRANT  Bringing Jamaican diaspora, across the western hemisphere, together in a love of soccer, the Lynx Canada Foundation and the Alliance of Jamaica...

It is Time for the Caribbean Community to Take Mental Health Seriously

BY: KABRENA ROBINSON In Jamaica, the news that recently captured the nation’s attention was the death of Haile Clacken. A man diagnosed with a mental...

Ajax Caribbean Week Celebrates The Joys Of Being Caribbean

BY: KRISTINA RAMCHARRAN The senses were in for a treat as the region was filled with the lively sounds of Soca music, the smell of...

York Region Police Officer Surprises Car Meet Goers with Impromptu Freestyle

BY: KRISTINA RAMCHARRAN It was like any other day at the Strada car meets held in Vaughan, Ontario. Hundreds of car enthusiasts across Vaughan, Toronto,...

H. Franklyn Parker Scholarship Awards

BY: JELANI GRANT Another batch of students received post-secondary funding from Peel District School Board educator Audrey Parker’s H. Franklyn Parker Scholarship. Parker has served...

Furniture Bank – Donate Your Gently Used Furniture To People In Need!

BY: ALYSSA MAHADEO Imagine walking into an empty home, no furnishings at all, no couches to sit and relax or a dining table to lay...

Black Graduations and the Importance of Representation

BY: KABRENA ROBINSON As a newly landed international student from Jamaica, I was consumed with excitement being able to pursue my goal of becoming a...

Celebrating The Success of Canadian Black Women

BY: CHELSEA OWUSU The Canada International Black Women Event (CIBWE) premiered on June 16th, to celebrate the success of hundreds of black women across Canada. CIBWE...

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...