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Tuesday, September 19, 2017

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...

Toilet Training; A Parent’s Worst Nightmare, Part Three

BY SIMONE SMITH Happy Holidays Toronto Caribbean Family! I hope that the season is not driving you crazy. I am reflective during this time because...

Holiday Beverage Calories

BY MONIQUE BARTLETT The holiday season is here so here is some food for thought.  It’s interesting to note that most people will take a...

Toilet Training; A Parent’s Worst Nightmare, Part Two

BY SIMONE SMITH It is the holiday season and many of us are gearing up for holiday shopping, busy parking lots and chestnuts roasting on...

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...