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Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Challenges and Opportunities in Healthcare

BY ALLISON BROWN This movement began in Melbourne Australia in 2003. Can you imagine two friends getting together in a bar and literally dared each...

Primary Prevention: Human Papillomavirus and The Importance of Vaccination

BY ALLISON BROWN Congratulations to Toronto Caribbean Newspaper for receiving the award for "best print publication".  It is such an honour to be able to...

Prevention is Better Than Cure!

BY ALLISON BROWN I recently informed my family that I was writing for the Toronto Caribbean Newspaper.  The response was great and I could feel...

Men’s Health Month Should Be Daily!

BY MICHELLE SMITH The month of June has been dedicated to the awareness regarding Men's health which also included June 14th as being Men's Mental...

World Sickle Cell Day

BY MICHELLE SMITH  June 19th 2016 is known as World Sickle Cell Day. Sickle Cell Disease, also noted as “The Black Disease” due to it...

Can B12 Really Help With Your Constant Fatigue?  

BY MICHELLE SMITH Recently I was asked what causes increased tiredness?  Fatigue is also known as tiredness, reduced energy, physical or mental exhaustion, or lack...

May Is Lupus Awareness Month Find Out Which Celebrities Have Lupus

BY MICHELLE SMITH Last year I was asked to write about Lupus. "The Disease of a 1000 Faces”.  Lupus has become a disease that is...

Mental Health Week – Suicide and Your Children’s Stress – Do You Know the...

BY MICHELLE SMITH  Mental Health Week is May 2nd – 8th 2016. As your advocate, I just wanted to give you a little reminder that...

Music Therapy Could be the Medicine That You Have Been Looking For

BY MICHELLE SMITH  With the month of March coming to an end and April quickly approaching I wanted to share some information about Music Therapy....

Eating Beets! Are They Bad For You?

BY MICHELLE SMITH  With March being nutrition month, it's that time again to give you some knowledge. Growing up in a West Indian household beets...

Community News

A Helping Hand to Childhood Education in Jamaica

BY: KABRENA ROBINSON In Jamaica, a central and popular belief is that “education is the key to success” and it all starts at the elementary...

Caribbean Tales International Film Festival 2017

BY: LEANNE BENN This year, the Caribbean Tales International Film Festival celebrated twelve years through the act of diversity and legacy in the city of...

Toronto All Stars Steel Orchestra Brings Home The Gold!

BY: ALYSSA MAHADEO Steelpan or Steel drums are a musical instrument originating from the Island of Trinidad and Tobago. It is made from large 55-gallon...

A-Supreme Foundation Prepares To Host Gala In Support Of Seniors

BY: KABRENA ROBINSON A-Supreme Foundation, a charitable organization aimed at providing care and support to vulnerable and low-income seniors unable to afford adequate home care,...

Jamaican Diaspora Presents New Crime Prevention Strategies At Conference

BY: JELANI GRANT  On the Canadian Travel Advice and Advisories website, it is recommended that travellers exercise a high degree of caution when travelling to...