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Tuesday, November 21, 2017

What is Health Equity?

BY ALLISON BROWN I recently heard a story about an Aboriginal man who had a heart attack and was taken to a local emergency department....

Caregivers Are an Important Part of Our Healthcare System

BY ALLISON BROWN If you care for someone you are called an informal caregiver. Those who get paid for caregiving as a result of working...

Canada’s Health Accord

BY ALLISON BROWN I continue to be grateful for the opportunity to share my thoughts about healthcare with the many readers of the Toronto Caribbean...

Assisted Dying Not Assisted Suicide

BY ALLISON BROWN "What's in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet."  Romeo and Juliet (II,...

A Healthcare Experience Abroad

BY ALLISON BROWN On a recent vacation with my family and friends, one of my friends became very ill. Prior to her leaving for the...

Breaking Through Weight Loss Confusion

BY MONIQUE BARTLETT Losing weight isn’t easy.  You watch what you eat and you work out regularly yet you still haven’t quite received the results...

Are You at Risk of Having a Stroke?

BY MICHELLE SMITH  With June being stroke awareness month, let's go through some facts that will help us change our lifestyle to prevent the incidence...

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...

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...

A Tragic Case of Natural Medicine Gone Wrong

BY DR LYDIA THURTON A little boy died in Lethbridge, Alberta and his parents have been convicted of failing to provide the necessities of life....

Community News

Guardian Angels – 17th Annual Caribbean Children Foundation Gala Supports Critically-Ill Children From The...

BY: ALYSSA MAHADEO  It is believed that guardian angels are assigned to protect us here on this Earth, to guide us and aide us through...

Guyanese Contestant Crowned Miss West Indian Canadian 2017

BY: KABRENA ROBINSON  After an eventful and exciting evening of talent showcase, evening wear and question and answer segments at the Miss West Indian Canadian...

Annual Gala Continues to Highlight the Importance of Mental Health Awareness

BY: KABRENA ROBINSON  Conversations and awareness surrounding mental health have always been an area frequently shunned in society. Due to existing stigmas caused by lack...

Miss Diya Divas 2017

BY: LEANNE BENN Rajmini Ramkumar never imagined that she would help bring the spirit, creativity, and festiveness of Diwali celebrations held by Hindu communities in...

Supporting GTA Seniors A-Supreme Foundation Holds 3rd Annual Grand Charity Gala

BY: JELANI GRANT  Though the Jamaica Diaspora Conference came and went more than two months ago, Jamaicans continue to celebrate 55 years of independence in...