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Thursday, April 26, 2018

Do These Five Things to Drastically Improve Your Health

BY DR LYDIA THURTON Let’s begin with a fundamental truth - your health is your most important asset. Sure your children are awesome and your...

Are you at risk for Prostate Cancer?

BY MICHELLE SMITH  Healthcare advocacy keeps you in the loop, September was declared Prostate Cancer awareness month. Prostate Cancer is one of the leading cancers for...

Prevention is Better Than Cure!

BY ALLISON BROWN I recently informed my family that I was writing for the Toronto Caribbean Newspaper.  The response was great and I could feel...

Arthritis?

BY: TRISHA CURLING When I was younger, I remember hearing my grandmother talk about some of the pain she experienced due to her arthritis.  I...

Get the facts about HIV

BY MICHELLE SMITH World Aids Day is December 1, 2015, but there is a growing concern about the ability to talk about HIV and Aids...

The “Skinny” on Eczema

BY: ALLISON BROWN According to WebMD, “The skin is the largest organ of the body, with a total area of about two square meters. The...

What You Should Know About Parkinson’s Disease

BY: ALLISON BROWN The last few articles have been about auto-immune diseases.  I will endeavour to write about neurodegenerative diseases. Parkinson's is a neurodegenerative disease....

Reasons Why You Should Be Putting Some Oats in Your Life. It Is a...

BY MICHELLE SMITH  As your Advocate, I am constantly searching for ways to keep you knowledgeable. Remember lack of knowledge is a disease. If you are...

Gut Instinct

BY DR. LYDIA THURTON I was nauseous every day for a week until I finally listened to that little voice inside me. It’s hard to...

HEALTH: Protect your Brain, Reduce your Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease Naturally

By Dr. Lydia The devastating effects of Alzheimer’s disease impacts one in eleven Canadians, with numbers expected to rise by 50% within the next generation....

Community News

Tree of Hope. 16th annual We Believe Gala bringing awareness and hope for change

BY: JELANI GRANT  Throughout the night guests filled out their donation cards and had a ribbon signed with their name displayed on stage. The ribbons...

‘Take d Milk, Nah?’ Shines light on the question of identity

BY: ALYSSA MAHADEO Who am I? How can I prove to the world who I am? Why do I have to prove my identity to...

Get ready to be FLOOR’D

BY: DELLIA RISMAY Raw energy. Blissful. Unique. These are just some of the words Natasha Powell, the artistic director and choreographer behind FLOOR’D uses to...

Head Girl play tackles difficult issues through comedy

BY: JELANI GRANT Presented by Real Queens Productions, Jamaican playwright Paul O. Beale debuted, The Head Girl, at the Jamaican Canadian Association. Robert Gordon, Kameka...

CACD Rewarded for volunteer excellence at awards ceremony

BY: KRISTINA RAMCHARRAN  In recognition of those using their spare time to create betterment in the community, the Volunteering Service Awards were created. The awards...