Annual Ride for Freedom goes online

Annual Ride for Freedom goes online

Canada’s 8th annual Ride For Freedom is coming to a Smart Phone near year for 2020. Scheduled to take place on August 1, the train ride to mark Emancipation Day,  will be online  this year.  At the Annual Emancipation Day Underground Freedom Ride in Toronto, about 1,000  people usually take a midnight trip by subway […]

Toronto woman plunges to her death from 24th floor apartment

Toronto woman  plunges to her death from 24th floor apartment

Did Regis Korchinski-Paquet fall to her death from her 24th floor apartment ? Or was the 29-year old Black woman pushed? Or is there some other explaination as to how her lifeless body ended up on Wednesday last week in front of the High Park Avenue  high-rise building in Toronto where she lived, after police […]

Happy birthday to us

Happy birthday to us

Letter from the Publisher Happy birthday to us Dear Readers, We  are proud to announce that The Caribbean  Camera is now 30 years old. Unfortunately, at this time , we are experiencing problems which we have never had before in the entire history of the newspaper. As  many of our faithful readers are aware, back […]

Absence/Presence: Morant Bay opens In Toronto

Absence/Presence: Morant Bay opens In Toronto

While all art galleries are closed in Ontario, there is a new curated photography show on display in downtown Toronto. It’s an exhibition of the work of Jamaican-Canadian photographer Christina Leslie launched by The Black Artists’ Network in Dialogue (BAND) gallery . Although the BAND building on Brock Avenue (near Dufferin and Dundas West Streets) […]

Canada’s first Black-owned funeral home celebrates anniversary

Canada’s first Black-owned funeral home celebrates anniversary

Covenant Funeral Homes celebrates 4th anniversary in Black History Month Canada’s first Black-owned funeral home Covenant Funeral Homes Inc. (CFH) is Canada’s first Black-owned funeral home, and is celebrating its 4th year of operations. Founder of CFH, Luann Jones says she began the business following a car accident over 20 years ago, “That brush with […]

Social Justice Week for Durham College students

Social Justice Week for Durham College students

By Allison Hector-Alexanderand Jason Vassell Next week, Durham College (DC) students, employees and community members will engage in some courageous conversations on topics like power and privilege, mental illness and stigma, incarceration, climate change, poverty, homelessness and harm reduction. It’s all part of DC’s first Social Justice Week, from Tuesday, Jan. 28 to Thursday, Jan. […]

Etobicoke Youth Children’s Christmas Party was blast

Etobicoke Youth Children’s Christmas Party was blast

By Kelly Roche Torn wrapping paper littered the floor, serving as evidence of a good time. More than 500 Toronto kids received a dose of Christmas cheer alongside a visit from Santa at the 15th annual Advocates for Etobicoke Youth (AFEY) Children’s Christmas Party in Rexdale on Dec. 7. The party was held at Woodbine […]

Sponsorship application approved for spouse in common-law relationship

Sponsorship application approved for spouse in common-law relationship

Immigration Matters Sukhram Ramkissoon Sponsorship application approved for spouse in common-law relationship Can  a person who lived in a common-law relationship with a Canadian citizen outside of Canada, be sponsored by his/ her spouse from within Canada? That’s a question I have often been asked by persons in our Caribbean community. The answer is yes. […]

Grenada Disaster Preparedness organization launched in Toronto ahead of 2019 Hurricane Season

Grenada Disaster Preparedness organization launched in Toronto  ahead of 2019 Hurricane Season

By Nicole Georges A “committed group”  from the Grenadian diaspora has launched a new organization, the Grenada Disaster Preparedness Toronto Committee (GDPT), just ahead of the anticipated 2019 Hurricane Season. The launch was held at the Tropicana Community Centre  in Scarborough on Friday. GDPT Chairman, Unison Joseph, said the  GDPT was formed initially from a […]

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