Federal bill with more than $100 B in COVID-19 aid is now law

Federal bill with more than $100 B in COVID-19 aid is now law

OTTAWA — An emergency federal bill to give the government billions of dollars to spend to help anxious workers, families and employers cope with COVID-19 is now law. Gov. Gen. Julie Payette signed the bill at 12:18 p.m. Eastern time Wednesday, after both the House of Commons and Senate issued speedy approvals earlier in the […]

Former Whitby MP talks about running again as a Liberal

Former Whitby MP talks about running again  as a Liberal

Grenada-born Celina Caesar-Chavannes, the former Liberal Member of Parliament for Whitby, Ontario who sat as an Independent in Parliament after exchanging angry words with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau last year, has not ruled out the possibility of returning to “active politics.” “I never stopped being a member of the Liberal Party,” she told The Caribbean […]

How are The Royals doing during this virus shutdown?

How are The Royals doing during this virus shutdown?

Not the Royal family in England but the Kings and Queens of the Caribbean. For the past few days, The Caribbean Camera has been texting and checking the Facebook and Instagram accounts of people who have “name recognition” with its readers After  contacting more than 20 people who are currently “in isolation” The Caribbean Camera  […]

British government issues another warning on Guyana elections

British government issues another warning  on Guyana elections

GEORGETOWN, Guyana – The British government issued a warning to Guyana on Tuesday that “any government sworn in, on the basis of non-credible results, will face strong international condemnation”, as the country still awaits the official results of the March 2 general election — 24 days ago. British Foreign Secretary, Dominic Raab, in a second […]

Viruses do not care about borders, race, religion or economic systems

Viruses do not care about borders, race, religion or economic systems

By Carlton Joseph CORVID-19 is like a  hurricane wreaking havoc globally and forcing us to significantly change the way we go about our daily lives.  In Canada, Prime Minister Trudeau announced financial incentives for companies that join the fight against the global pandemic, saying that government cash will be available to businesses that shift their […]

Canada to skip Tokyo Olympics, Paralympics unless postponed

Canada to skip Tokyo Olympics, Paralympics unless postponed

Canada won’t participate in the Tokyo Olympics or Paralympics — at least this summer. The Canadian Olympic Committee and Canadian Paralympic Committee issued joint statements on Sunday saying that they refuse to send their teams to Tokyo unless their respective Games are pushed back a year. The Tokyo Olympics are currently scheduled to start July […]

Taking heed of the killer virus

Taking heed of the killer virus

On Monday last, Mayor John Tory declared a State of Emergency in Toronto, Canada’s largest city which has seen a rise in the number of COVID-19 cases. Tory pointed out that the next few days”are absolutely critical” in the City’s ongoing efforts to slow down the spread of the disease and he called on residents […]

Jamaica welcomes Cuban medical team

Jamaica welcomes Cuban medical team

KINGSTON – Minister of Health Dr Christopher Tufton on Saturday welcomed 140 health care professionals, including 90 specialist nurses, who will help to bolster the country’s frontline staff in the fight against the coronavirus (COVID-19). The team from Cuba which was met by the minister on their arrival at the Norman Manley International Airport, also […]

Keeping bad habits at bay during the coronavirus outbreak

Keeping bad habits at bay during the coronavirus outbreak

If your wine rack looks empty, the biscuit barrel bare, you’re binge-watching way too much TV, and you’re dying for a cigarette, chances are you’re not alone. With much of the world on public lockdown and scores of people working from home, stress levels are sky high which makes us all more vulnerable to temptation. […]

Will there be a Toronto Caribbean Carnival this year?

Will there be a Toronto Caribbean Carnival this year?

No answers in this time of crisis By Stephen Weir What the Toronto mas’ camps,  steelbands and the Festival Management Committee (FMC) need right now is ” the right crystal ball “- one that can provide a definite  answer to the burning question: Will there be a Toronto Caribbean Carnival this year ? A simple […]

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