Caribbean Diaspora Entrepreneurs Network launched

Caribbean Diaspora Entrepreneurs Network launched

The Community of Practice for Caribbean Immigrant Entrepreneurs ( CoP) has launched its global network and map for diaspora entrepreneurs, their peers in the Caribbean, affiliates in host countries, and venture capitalists. The Caribbean Diaspora Entrepreneurs Network  and map will allow members to share information about the products and service they offer, talents or skill […]

Trinbago sprinter Michelle-Lee Ahye banned for two years

Trinbago sprinter Michelle-Lee Ahye banned for two years

PARIS, France — Trinidad and Tobago’s Michelle-Lee Ahye, an Olympic sprint finalist, has been banned for two years after “whereabouts failures”, the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) has announced. Ahye, sixth in both the 100 and 200m at the 2016 Rio Olympics, and again sixth in the 100m at the 2017 London world championships, is suspended […]

Marley Berot’s “Faces On The Wall” exhibit at the People’s Residence

Marley Berot’s “Faces On The Wall” exhibit at the People’s Residence

by Stephen Weir It is just her second art show and sale, and the show has only been open for an hour, and already a painting has been sold and taken home by a happy buyer. Marley Berot, a 19-year old painter, is happy but also a little worried she might run out of replacement […]

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 […]

Carol Shirtliff-Hinds is one tough woman in a tough profession

Carol Shirtliff-Hinds is one tough woman in a tough profession

By Gwyn Chapman Carol Shirtliff-Hinds, is the powerhouse behind one of the largest law firm in Newmarket, and the largest Female and Black led law firm in the GTA with close to 20 lawyers. Shirtliff-Hinds exemplifies leadership, and over the past 20 years has developed an excellent reputation in both the courthouse and the community. […]

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 […]

Belief that fat women more attractive feeding obesity

Belief that fat women more attractive feeding obesity

The man who warned that the Caribbean region, led by Jamaica, is the amputation capital of the world, is urging Jamaicans to fight back against the alarming rates of obesity here, especially among women, as they feast this Christmas season. Professor Dalip Ragoobirsingh, director of the Diabetes Education Programme at the University of the West […]

Injured migrant workers need your support

Injured migrant workers need your support

By: Chris Ramsaroop December 18th is declared International Day of Migrant Workers. This United Nations -recognized event is celebrated around the world to acknowledge the sacrifices and struggles of the millions of migrant workers – migrants like Luton Forbes, a farm worker and father of two from Jamaica whose back injury ended his ability to […]

The African Canadian Heritage Association celebrates Kwanzaa

The African Canadian Heritage Association celebrates Kwanzaa

By Louis March The African Canadian Heritage Association celebrated its Annual Kwanzaa Celebration at Warden Woods Community Centre last Sunday, December 7th with a packed house. The celebration featured a Kwanzaa educational presentation by the program’s children’s group, African drumming and dancing performances, an African vendors market and a Karamu, a Kwanzaa feast. ACHA which […]

Moy Fung empowering women in business and personal development

Moy Fung empowering women in business and personal development

By Gwyn Chapman Moy Fung, an entrepreneur, character development coach, speaker and most importantly a mother of three young men, is the author of her first book “Success is a Journey.” A humble woman who is not too fond of big introductions that announce her accomplishments, but someone who is more focused on the quality […]

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