Carnival Kiddies Hits It Outta The Park

Carnival Kiddies Hits It Outta The Park

By Stephen Weir New venue. New vibe. New Super Cool costumes. The Junior King and Queen Showcase was held outdoors last Sunday afternoon at the Malvern Town Centre in Scarborough.  The event attracted an estimated 2,000 people; many stayed all afternoon to see the new big costumes that will be worn in this Saturday’s Children’s […]

PM Dr. Keith Mitchell tells Grenadians to work together

PM Dr. Keith Mitchell tells Grenadians to work together

By Lincoln DePradine Grenada’s Prime Minister, Dr Keith Mitchell, says “things are looking good’’ in many aspects of life in the country, including safety and security, but he wants nationals in Canada to put aside their divide and forge greater unity. “We are too small a country to have the serious political divide we’ve had […]

Trini jazz trumpeter Etienne Charles here for TO Carnival

Trini jazz trumpeter Etienne Charles here for TO Carnival

By Stephen Weir World travelling Trinidadian jazzman Etienne Charles is going to put the dingolay into this year’s Toronto Caribbean Carnival. Earlier this week the trumpeter called the Caribbean Camera from Spain to say that he was going to lead a guest Mas Band in the Carnival’s grand parade and hopes that revellers will jump […]

Permanent residence possible under new Federal agri-food migrant program

Permanent residence possible under new Federal agri-food migrant program

By Lincoln DePradine The federal government is launching a pilot program that will allow a path to permanent resident status for immigrant workers from the Caribbean and other parts of the world; they that are in the country fulfilling certain temporary seasonal jobs. “Immigrants, as we know, help build our country and our economy. They […]

Red Plastic Bag among UWI honourees

Red Plastic Bag among UWI honourees

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados  – A gifted lyricist, a master inventor and a global talent manager will be honoured by The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill for their stellar professional achievements at this year’s graduation ceremony scheduled for October 19th. Barbadian calypsonian Stedson “Red Plastic Bag” Wiltshire will be conferred a Doctor of Letters (DLitt) […]

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