Guelph Black Heritage Society sees rise in vandalism

Guelph Black Heritage Society sees rise in vandalism

Members of the Guelph Black Heritage Society say recent incidents of vandalism around their building have prompted the organization to reinstate its community patrol group. Some incidents have involved finding feces at the building’s entrance, cut phone lines and security camera lines, discarded needles on the property — even threats and an incident where a […]

Tammara Thibeault, 4X400 relay team strike gold at Commonwealth Games

Tammara Thibeault, 4X400 relay team strike gold at Commonwealth Games

Canada’s Tammara Thibeault struck gold in women’s middleweight boxing final on Sunday, highlighting the country’s 4 gold medal day at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England. The 25-year-old Montreal native defeated Rady Adosinda Gramane of Mozambique by unanimous decision. Thibeault added to her recent success, following a world championship gold medal at the 2022 IBA […]

Injury sidelines Damian Warner for 6-8 weeks

Injury sidelines Damian Warner for 6-8 weeks

Less than two weeks after a hamstring injury during the 400-metre event at the World Athletics Championships forced Canadian decathlete Damian Warner out of competition, the 32-year-old is already planning his comeback. Warner’s coach Gar Leyshon says his star athlete and the team are already mapping out a strategy for the world championships next summer […]

Experts say racism in global health responses must be addressed  

Experts say racism in global health responses must be addressed  

It’s time for richer nations to change the way they deal with global health crises like COVID-19 and monkeypox, say some of the experts who attended the recent international AIDS conference in Montreal. “It’s about greed and it’s about power and it’s about a system that is deep-rooted in generations and millennia of racist attitudes […]

That numbness and tingling may in your hands could be Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

That numbness and tingling may in your hands could be Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

I have had many patients complain of numbness and tingling in their hands. They often report that the numbness wakes them up at night, and they have to shake their hands vigorously to “get the feeling back”.  Some also report of dropping cups or their cell phone from their hand, or having a weak grip. […]

Caribbean taste missing from the Carnival

Caribbean taste missing from the Carnival

  By Sonia Courtney After attending all of the major events at the Toronto Caribbean Carnival 2022 as a media representative, I would like to point out to the organizers of the festival some areas which require their urgent attention. First of all, the King and Queen show at Lamport Stadium. The stage appeared to […]

A glass of icy sorrel and a good read

A glass of icy sorrel and a good read

  By Yolanda Marshall Summer is hot! What are you reading while sipping your cold homemade sorrel drink, cane juice, coconut water or lemonade? Here are a few of my recommended Canadian books and most are fresh off the press. Wild Fires Written by Sophie Jai. Jai graduated from Humber School for Writers in Toronto […]

Toronto Carnival: “Stop recycling the same set of people who cannot get the job done”

Toronto Carnival: “Stop recycling the same set of people who cannot get the job done”

Letter to the editor  Toronto Carnival: “Stop recycling the same set of people who cannot get the job done” After two years of guava season (dry spell), Carnival was back with her comeuppance in the city of Toronto on Saturday, 30th July 2022. It was a cool morning, but the weatherman said it was going to be […]

The BBPA and Little Jamaica present Sinting Fest

The BBPA and Little Jamaica present Sinting Fest

The Black Business and Professional Association (BBPA) presents Sinting Fest from August 26-28, 2022. This free community event will celebrate Caribbean culture both locally and from around the Diaspora with food, fashion, music, and dance. Performers at the event will include Da’ville, Kairo McLean, Michie Mee, Jay Douglas, Rayzalution, and many more. The event will also host […]

‘Jumping up’ in Antigua

‘Jumping up’ in Antigua

By Anthony Joseph Anthony Joseph, publisher of The Caribbean Camera, was one of two Canadian media representatives who were in Antigua for the recent carnival as guests of the government of Antigua and Barbuda. Carnival Monday in Antigua started as most carnivals in the Caribbean except for one thing: some Antiguans held private morning “jams” […]

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