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Sunday, February 25, 2018

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

Diversity Wins – TBFF ’18 Delivers Family Fun And Meaningful Discussion

BY: JELANI GRANT Based on the continuous flow of new talent highlighted each year of the Toronto Black Film Festival, the growth and development of...

Get in the Game – A VIRTUAL EXPERIENCE

BY: ALYSSA MAHADEO Ever had an out of body experience? That’s what it feels like to be surrounded by the digitally designed world of Virtual...

Canada Joins The Movement – Building Better Opportunities For Black Canadians With The  International...

BY: ALYSSA MAHADEO For generations, Canada has been known as the land of opportunity. Individuals have immigrated from all over the world to share their...

Get Away & Play! Sports Travel Experts Announce Caribbean Cup Tennis Series

BY: ALYSSA MAHADEO Sports and charity go hand in hand, a testament to the athletes that dedicate their hard work and efforts in more ways...

3rd Annual Looking Back into the Future Conference

BY: JELANI GRANT  Channon Oyeniran held her 3rd Annual Looking Back Into The Future Conference over the past weekend. The conference, held at the Ajax...