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Train Your Body 24/7 With The Power Suit

BY: ALYSSA MAHADEO It’s already been a whole month into 2018, and the motivation that you felt to get into shape at the beginning of...

Creating Healthy Skin and Hair Naturally With Diva Creations

BY: DELLIA RISMAY  We all want smooth, supple skin and strong, healthy hair, but winter’s cold temperatures and the dryness that indoor heating often brings...

Community

“Why Aren’t You Listening to Me?” (Part 1 of 2)

BY: SIMONE JENNIFER SMITH  Have you ever taken in how hard it is to listen to someone? Let me paint a scenario for you? So,...

Report Cards 101

SEAC

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Don’t Bungle Your Kids

Food

Callaloo, Coconut & Ginger Spiced Rice

BY: EARTHA LOWE  If you buy super-fresh, super high-quality vegetables, you can give them the minimalist treatment and they’ll be singing with flavour! You can simmer almost any vegetable by immersing it in enough boiling...

Roasted Eggplant Dip

BY: EARTHA LOWE To make brilliant food, you simply need to combine the best ingredients. The commonality among the explosion of international ingredients and cooking techniques has brought us recipes – both traditional and contrived...

Stuffed Baked Sweet Potato With Greens

BY: EARTHA LOWE Sweet potatoes, one of the oldest, most delicious vegetables known to man, have gained "superfood" status among healthy eaters and for good reasons! Not only are sweet potatoes naturally sweet -  tasting...

Green Plantain Vegetable Soup

BY: EARTHA LOWE A plantain is a green vegetable and a member of the banana family. Unlike bananas, however - a fruit that can be eaten once they ripen - plantains are cooked before serving...

Healthy Snacking: Tips to Cope With Food Cravings

BY: EARTHA LOWE  craving: an intense, urgent, or strong feeling of wanting something craven: a Jamaican patois (patwah) word that means "greedy" foodie: "a term of endearment used to describe a "craven" person with a never-ending "craving"...

Health & Wellness

Get Your Back Into It Part II

BY: TRISHA CURLING In the last edition, I talked about incorporating slow subtle movements in order to begin to reduce “Lower Back Pain”.  I left...

Drishti

Better Tomorrow

“Why Aren’t You Listening to Me?” (Part 1 of 2)

BY: SIMONE JENNIFER SMITH  Have you ever taken in how hard it is to listen to someone? Let me paint a scenario for you? So,...

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Women Empowered

Brook “Ms. Write” Dixon: Taking Survivors on a ‘Flight’ Towards Self...

BY: KABRENA ROBINSON  At just 25 years old, Brooke Dixon also known as Ms. Write has devoted much of her life to advocacy by means...

Woman on Fire – Pauline Christian

BY: SIMONE JENNIFER SMITH  Pauline Christian has already appeared and been featured in The Toronto Caribbean, and since then, she has managed to add to...

Entertainment

Toronto Black Singles United

BY: KEZIA ROYER-BURKETT As Valentine’s Day approaches I begin this week’s column with an e-mail from a reader. Hello Kezia, I found your e-mail online as...

Impressions

BY: KEZIA ROYER-BURKETT "You never get a second chance to make a first impression." One of the most popular sayings on the social understanding of...

Love/Relationship Goals for 2018

BY: KEZIA ROYER-BURKETT It’s 2018, and maybe you have set New Year’s resolutions and goals for yourself in areas of your life like health and...

Netflix and Chill

BY: KEZIA ROYER-BURKETT We are about to head into the New Year 2018, and I thought I would make a Public Service Announcement to everyone...

How To Get Through The Holiday Season Being Single

BY: KEZIA ROYER-BURKETT The holiday season is meant to be a joyous, fun, memorable time or at least that’s how it’s advertised. But for most,...

Travel

5 Fun Places To Visit In Western Europe

Parts of Canada are often referred to as being distinctly more European than the United States, having perhaps retained more cultural influence from colonial...