Rosalind G. Brewer is president and CEO of Sam’s Club

Rosalind G. Brewer is president and CEO of Sam’s Club, a division of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (Walmart), with more than 600 locations nationwide. Rosalind joined Sam’s Club in February 2012, bringing a wealth of talent to the members-only warehouse operating segment that serves the needs of individual and small-business members. Rosalind joined Walmart in 2006 […]

Don Thompson Named CEO of McDonald’s

Don Thompson Named CEO of McDonald’s

Donald Thompson has been named CEO of McDonald’s Corp., taking the helm of the world’s largest fast food restaurant chain Donald Thompson has been named CEO of McDonald’s Corp., taking the helm of the world’s largest fast food restaurant chain. He will assume his new role on July 1, succeeding retiring chief executive Jim Skinner. […]

The Coalition for Persons with Disabilities

Media Release March 13th 2013 INSPIRING PARTNERSHIPS 2013 The Coalition for Persons with Disabilities is hosting a two day event; the INSPIRING PARTNERSHIPS LUNCHEON on March 13th at the Mississauga Convention Centre, from 11am – 3pm and on May 16th at the Burlington Convention Centre from 11am-3pm. Keynote speaker is Frank O’Dea O.C. LLD. INSPIRING […]

Star power at BHM youth event

Star power at BHM youth event

Superstar Jully Black was one of the special guests at the third annual “Young, Black and Gifted” event, the premiere Black History Month youth event in Toronto, presented by the Black Business and Professional Association last weekend. Here, Jully (rear, centre) and the BBPA’s Pauline Christian (right) pose with some young dancers from the Jane-Finch […]

BHM: Robert Brown's dream became Tropicana

By Gerald V. Paul “Founder, Jamaican-born Robert Brown is the definite patriarch of Tropicana Community Services, and his work of faith and labour of love is a continuation of the benefits to our community for a long time to come,” Executive Director of Tropicana, Sharon Shelton told The Camera. Shelton served with Brown in the […]

Revised policy on police strip searches

By Gerald V. Paul Good news for the community: the Toronto Police Services Board will consider a revised strip-search policy stating such searches “cannot be conducted simply as a matter of routine policy.” And according to the recommendation each time a strip (or level 3) search is conducted, the officer must fully explain his/her reasons […]

Give a child in Haiti a bed

By Jasminee Sahoye Most of us believe that a child needs a nice cosy bed to sleep on. The reality is that many people in developing countries, especially children, are deprived of a good night sleep because they do not have a proper bed. A Toronto woman discovered that in one of the poorest countries […]

GM President "committed to the community"

By Herman Silochan When Kevin Williams was made President and Managing Director of GM Canada in 2010, North American consumer confidence was at its lowest in a generation, perhaps the lowest since the Great Depression of the 1930s. Auto sales were so slow, overcapacity and redundant models filled Oshawa’s massive lots and nearby train yards. […]