Guyana, Cuba link brings mutual benefits

By Ronald Austin Last year the governments of Guyana and Cuba celebrated 40 years of diplomatic relations. It was a mutually satisfying occasion. But the road to this situation was difficult and occasionally fraught with challenges for both nations. To be sure, one is not speaking of misunderstanding or differences between Guyana and Cuba but […]

Lee takes second try at mayoralty

Lee takes second try at mayoralty

Lee takes second try at mayoralty An admitted long-shot, Dewitt Lee is repeating his 2010 bid for mayor of Toronto. By Jasminee Sahoye He made his debut in the political arena in 2010 when he decided to take on the challenge of becoming mayor of Toronto, running against incumbent Rob Ford and the likes of […]

Our Wynne-ing Team

Our Wynne-ing Team

Five MPP’S of Colour for Queen’s Park by Gerald V. Paul Queen’s Park- “You voted for jobs; you voted for growth. Thank you for voting to build Ontario up,” Kathleen Wynne told her followers last Thursday night. She was speaking as the province’s first elected female premier. And they were celebrating their election victory, surprised at the fact […]

Trudeau Welcomes Cross-Cultural Party Representation

Trudeau Welcomes Cross-Cultural Party Representation By Jasminee Sahoye Federal Liberal party leader, Justin Trudeau says he welcomes “fresh new candidates” to be a voice for change in an effort to increase the party’s representation in the House of Commons and stop the “infighting” within the party. He was in the riding of Scarborough-Agincourt on Monday […]

Foreign Affairs paid $2M for study on threats to embassies

Foreign Affairs paid $2M for study on threats to embassies

The Foreign Affairs Department paid almost $2 million to an international security firm for a sweeping intelligence study of potential threats to Canada’s foreign embassies. The assessment would have undoubtedly informed the Harper government’s decision to close its embassy in Tehran last week. The contract was awarded earlier this year to Control Risks Group, a […]