Raptors Kawhi Leonard for mayor?

Raptors Kawhi Leonard for mayor?

Jubilant fans have demanded on social media that Kawhi Leonard of the Toronto Raptors be handed the Toronto Mayor’s job along with anything else he wanted. Leonard, triggered a fan frenzy after making an incredible shot at the end of Game 7 to beat the Philadelphia 76ers on Sunday. And Toronto Mayor John Tory jokingly […]

Mrs. Money Baggs wants to be a billionaire

Mrs. Money Baggs wants to be a billionaire

Mrs. Money Baggs has made a lot of money since she created her first gig in Malvern. At five years of age, she picked flowers and sold them to her neighbours in Scarborough on their way home from work. Since those early days as a entrepreneur, Mrs. Money Baggs (aka Nicolle Williams) has made a […]

Snake eyes and lizards on stage for Venom Mas’ costume launch

Snake eyes and lizards on stage for Venom Mas’ costume launch

  By Stephen Weir More than 80 reptilian mas’ models slithered, slinked and strutted onto a huge V-shaped stage in Toronto early Sunday morning. Despite a very late start, the models put on a fashion show that wowed the more than 1,000 people who crammed into the Grand Cinnamon Banquet & Convention Centre on McNicoll […]

Fitzroy Gordon remembered as a man of ‘extraordinary vision’

Fitzroy Gordon remembered as a man  of ‘extraordinary  vision’

By Lincoln DePradine The late entrepreneur and broadcast executive, Fitzroy Gordon, was a “credit to his race’’, according to Pastor Errol Lawrence. “Fitzroy Gordon was a credit to the human race; a great man, not just in Canadian history, but also in world history,’’ Lawrence said at Gordon’s funeral last Friday at Global Kingdom Ministries […]

Valarie Steele receives BADC Legend Award

Valarie Steele receives BADC Legend Award

  Community organizer Valarie Steele, a longtime member of the Black Action Defense Committee (BADC), receives the BADC Legend Award from Lloyd Wilks, Jamaica’s Consul General in Toronto, at the seventh annual Dudley Laws Scholarship Brunch, held recently at the Jamaican Canadian Centre. Keynote speaker at the brunch was Nancy  Simms, Director of the Centre for […]

Cultural centre to house the Colin Rickards book collection

Cultural centre to house the Colin Rickards  book collection

By Stephen Weir: Toronto bookstore owner Itah Sadu  is busy organizing hundreds of books that have just been donated to her Different Booklist Cultural Centre on Bathurst Street in preparation for the unveiling later this month of the Colin Rickards Collection. Rickards, a tireless reporter and columnist for the Caribbean Camera, suffered a fatal heart […]

BBC radio presenter fired for ‘racist’ royal baby tweet

BBC radio presenter fired for ‘racist’ royal baby tweet

LONDON – Veteran broadcaster Danny Baker was last week fired by the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) after tweeting a picture of well-dressed couple holding hands with a chimpanzee in a suit, tagged with the caption “royal baby leaves hospital”. Accusations of racism immediately flooded his timeline, as new royal baby Archie has mixed-race heritage through […]

Ambris ton leads Windies to five-wicket win over Ireland

DUBLIN, Ireland — Sunil Ambris scored his maiden One-Day International (ODI) century, becoming the first Vincentian to do so for the West Indies to help propel the regional team to their highest-ever successful run chase in ODIs as they claimed victory over Ireland in the Tri-Nations Series here  on Saturday. Ambris cracked 148 from just […]

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