Brampton, Centurians face-off in Elite Finals

Brampton Masters Tranzac CC and Centurians CC will meet in the final of the Toronto & District Cricket Association, Elite Division this Saturday, at the King City ground. In the play-offs which were played last weekend, Centurians defeated Toronto CC (D/L Method) and Brampton Masters defeated Vikings CC. Brampton Masters scored 264 for 4 wickets […]

The new indentureship

By Herman Silochan “Arguably, the principle of being ‘beholden’ to your employer for all your needs, even after work, is reminiscent of the indentured labour practices of the 19th century, whereby immigrants came to North America on contract to work for a number of years in exchange for passage and accommodation. Although the practice is […]

Ontario needs more skilled workers — report

By Gerald V. PaulA report that will form the blueprint for Ontario’s immigration strategy was revealed on Wednesday with a call for 135,000 more skilled immigrants a year to Ontario. Also, the report, seven months in the making, noted there should be a greater role in selecting immigrants to ensure its needs are met and […]

Ottawa cracks down on citizenship

By Gerald V. Paul As members of the community are being told to take out their Canadian citizenship so as to avoid deportation, Ottawa is set to revoke citizenship of applicant cheats. “ Canadian citizenship is not for sale. We are taking action to strip citizenship and permanent residence from people who don’t play by […]

Newcomers regret decision to separate

By Jasminee Sahoye A study among three immigrant communities in Toronto including African-Caribbean has found that families who are separated through migration to Canada often regret the decision to live apart. The study which was conducted by researchers from York University at the Ontario Metropolis Centre (CERIS) found that for many immigrant parents, the difficulty […]

community event

community event

Spring, summer, fall or winter, there’s always something happening in the City of North Vancouver. Celebrations include annual cultural events and festivals, concerts, charity events and more. We invite you to explore the event listings below and discover what your community has to offer. Events highlighted in green are sponsored or hosted by the City […]

Beaches Resorts are World's Best Family Hotels by Travel + Leisure

Beaches Resorts are World's Best Family Hotels by Travel + Leisure

It’s another perfect day here at Beaches Resorts, as Travel + Leisure Magazine just announced that two of our resorts hold the top two spots for Top Family Hotels in the Caribbean in their annual World’s Best Awards. We were over-the-moon to hear that the highly-lauded publication, geared toward the discerning traveler, officially released its […]

Damian Marley Stole My Heart

“Affairs Of The Heart“…that’s something the entire universe can relate to. We all love, and no matter how tough people act, we all get mushy on the inside when we think about the object(s) of our affection. I was deep into whipping up some dinner the other night when Damian “Junior Gong” Marley’s song came […]

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 […]

Hall of Fame selection a 'great moment', says Lara

Hall of Fame selection a 'great moment', says Lara

Story Created: Sep 14, 2012 at 11:02 PM ECT Story Updated: Sep 14, 2012 at 11:02 PM ECT l COLOMBO West Indies batting great Brian Lara says it is a “humbling experience” to be selected for induction into the cricket hall of fame alongside some of the world’s greatest cricketers. Lara, who retired from international […]