Get trained for available jobs in skilled trades

Get trained for available jobs in skilled trades

By Lincoln DePradine After reading a Caribbean Camera article on the shortage of Black Canadians in the skilled trades, J.R. Dash decided she was going into training to become a professional carpenter. In keeping with her planned career change, Dash embarked on a 10-week training course and is now in the first year of an […]

Guyana President Granger get good health report from Cuban specialists

Guyana President Granger get good health report from Cuban specialists

Cuban doctors have given President David Granger a good health report. His cancer remains in remission. According to a statement, Granger arrived in Havana on January 18, 2020 to undergo a scheduled medical evaluation which was completed on Monday. “The team of Cuban medical specialists confirmed that the President’s medical examination shows that he has […]

Haitian-American artist on his image of Martin Luther King and Donald Trump

Haitian-American artist on his image of Martin Luther King and Donald Trump

First Published 2 years ago. Painting went viral recently Following Donald Trump’s recent alleged comments asking, “Why do we want people from Haiti here?” Haitian-American artist Watson Mere explains: “First of all, Haiti is an extremely beautiful country with some of the most beautiful, most creative, most vibrant people in the world that you’ll ever […]

Just Mercy – powerful, thought provoking film

Just Mercy – powerful, thought provoking film

Michael B. Jordan and Oscar winners Jamie Foxx who has been featured in such movies as “Ray,” “Baby Driver,” “Django and Unchained” alongside and Brie Larson of “Room,” “Short Term 12,” and “Captain Marvel” star in “Just Mercy,” an inspiring drama that brings one of the most important stories of our time to the big […]

Grenadians mourn the passing of Jimmy Emmanuel

Grenadians mourn the passing of Jimmy Emmanuel

By Lincoln DePradine Grenadian Jimmy Emmanuel’s many friends included the late Grenada Prime Minister Maurice Bishop and Sir Vaughan Lewis, the former Prime Minister of St Lucia, where Emmanuel lived and worked for many years. Sir Vaughan is also a former director general of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS), whose commission is based in St […]

Ethan Small strikes gold in Junior World Karate

Ethan Small strikes gold in Junior World Karate

By Lincoln DePradine It is widely known that Canada’s top individual female global sporting champion is Bianca Andreescu, who won the U.S. Open Tennis championship last September. What’s not so well-known is that the latest male individual world champion is a Black Canadian, Ethan Small, whose parents were born in Jamaica. Small travelled to Chile […]

Black youth more likely to be charged for minor offences

Black youth more likely to be charged for minor offences

By Lincoln DePradine Negatively bias treatment from service providers, including police officers and healthcare professionals, is an often repeated story from Blacks and other racial minorities in Canada. In some instances, the anecdotes are supported by research, investigations and studies. Information just released from one of the latest studies, conducted by Kanika Samuels-Wortley of the […]

Jimmy Wisdom remembered as community stalwart

Jimmy Wisdom remembered as community stalwart

Hundreds of customers and friends of  Jamaica-born barber Ronald Ashford Wisdom  who died on November 25 last, showed up  at his funeral service on Saturday  at the Salvation  Army Yorkminister Citadel in Toronto. Many at the service described Wisdom, popularly known as Jimmy, as ” a community stalwart.” He was also described as being  “fiercely […]

Obama will speak on the Future of Work in Toronto on January 23rd

Obama will speak on the Future of Work in Toronto on January 23rd

The CEO and owner of The Economic Club of Canada, Rhiannon Rosalind is launching a powerful new 4-part event series to explore the Future of Work & The New Economy. By bringing together powerful thinkers and global business leaders, these events are designed to create equal space for all and inspire new ways of thinking […]

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