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Sunday, July 23, 2017

AFROFUTURISM: Afrochic Re-Imagines The Future Of Afro Culture Trends

BY: ALYSSA MAHADEO Lights, camera, SLAY. The future is now and Afro Culture is taking the world by storm. This weekend AfroChic  Reloaded returned for...

Salon Talk with Andrea Horwath takes Brampton

BY: CHELSEA OWUSU On June 4th, Ontario NDP Leader Andrea Horwath was in Brampton to hold a town-hall style meeting with members of the Afro-Caribbean...

P.A.C.E Celebrates 30 years of Enhancing Childhood Education with Annual Strawberry Social

BY: KABRENA ROBINSON In most countries, early childhood education is highly regarded as an integral building block for the cultivation of young minds. With early...

Jamaica 55 Diaspora Conference Celebrating Independence Growth In Partnerships

BY: JELANI GRANT The Jamaican Canadian Association held the Canadian Launch of the Jamaica 55 Diaspora Conference 2017 hosted by the Consulate General of Jamaica....

Caribbean Festival Launch- Peeks Toronto Caribbean Carnival

BY: LEANNE BENN As Soca artist Alison Hinds would say, ‘get ready to wine’ Toronto. This year the city will be embracing Toronto’s 50th carnival...

Barbados on the Water Festival Shares Culture, Music and More

BY: KRISTINA RAMCHARRAN The annual Barbados on the Water festival in Toronto took the city by storm, with Bajan fashion, music, food and much more....

Friends of the Dharam Shala – Sharing in Selfless Service

BY: ALYSSA MAHADEO The word ‘seva’ in Sanskrit means “selfless service” to the sick, poor, destitute, vulnerable and oppressed members of our social structure. It...

Philip Rose Readying for Second Round Of Wray and Nephew Contender Season 7

BY: JELANI GRANT Canadian-Jamaican boxer Phillip Rose is preparing for his second-round match at the Wray & Nephew Contender Season 7 in Jamaica. Following a dominant...

Helping Hands Jamaica Foundation Annual Walkathon

BY: CHELSEA OWUSU The Helping Hands Jamaica Foundation is hosting its annual walkathon on June 3rd. All proceeds from the event will support the construction...

Ricai Kelly Inspires Autistic and Special Needs Kids Through the Arts

BY: KABRENA ROBINSON A powerful painting done by seventeen-year-old Ricai Kelly depicts a group of ballet dancers. One of the dancers, although in the background...

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...