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Thursday, June 21, 2018

What Is Wrong With Our Canadian Healthcare System?

BY ALLISON BROWN Canadians have always felt that they have one of the best healthcare systems in the world.  However we are ranked 10th out...

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...

Community News

QCAAT hosts annual Father’s Day brunch fundraiser

BY: LEANNE BENN Father’s Day is coming up and many of us would like to appreciate the father and father figures we have in our...

Caribbean women empower & inspire each other to live life their way

BY: ALYSSA MAHADEO Smart, beautiful, strong, and powerful are only some of the attributes used to describe the women filled the room on Saturday, May...

Congress of Black Women of Canada Mississauga and Area Chapter celebrated black excellence in...

BY: ASHELLY SMITH On Sunday, June 10, 2018, Congress of Black Women of Canada Mississauga and Area Chapter awarded nine scholarships in the amount of...

Tis The Season 2018

BY: KATHY McDONALD It’s mind-boggling when you think that we are in the genesis of another graduation season. The provincial elections have come and gone...

Breaking Records

BY: JELANI GRANT With a record number of black candidates running for this year’s Ontario election, the Jamaican Canadian Association invited each of these candidates...