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Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Exercising While You Are Sick

BY MONIQUE BARTLETT  Summer is on its way, yet spring is still hanging on.  Trees and flowers are budding and people are out and about....

An Ode to the Suburban Mother

BY DR LYDIA THURTON  I’d like to discuss a beautiful and hard working type of human being – the suburban mother. As the Toronto area...

Zika Virus 101: WHO Declares Emergency

BY DR LYDIA THURTON Headlines of infants with abnormally small skulls have been in the news for months. The Zika virus has become a media...

A is for Autism and Awareness Learn the Facts

BY MICHELLE SMITH  April is known as Autism awareness month. April 2nd, 2016 was celebrated as World Autism Awareness Day. Thousands of landmarks, including the...

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...

How to Make a Smoothie Like a Boss

BY DR LYDIA THURTON  I love crazy smoothie concoctions. The more nutrients, the better. Smoothies, the breakfast of busy people everywhere. Old faithfuls like strawberry...

Morning Sickness vs Hyperemesis Gravidum

BY MICHELLE SMITH As your  Health Care Advocate and as a health care professional with over ten years’ experience in our health care system, I...

Attending to Stress! Take a Look Within

BY SIMONE SMITH Stress has always been something that many can relate to because we all feel it; unfortunately, many of us are unable to...

Protect Your Brain from Dreaded Dementias

BY DR LYDIA THURTON The thought of losing one’s mind is incredibly frightening. For many of us, our identity is in our thoughts. We know...

Get the Facts About Medical Marijuana – Who’s Eligible?

BY MICHELLE SMITH In recent weeks medical Marijuana has been trending as a big discussion, especially with most recent talks by Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne saying...

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...