Toronto Radio Station G-98.7 will soon be sold

Toronto Radio Station G-98.7 will soon be sold

By Stephen Weir Radio Station CKFG-FM  (G-98.7) which was placed in receivership in June last year, is still up for sale. Deadline for interested parties to submit written letters of intent with respect to the purchase of the station was Friday, August 7, last. But A. Farber & Partners Inc., the court-appointed receiver of the […]

Six persons shot outside bakery in ‘Little Jamaica’

Six persons shot outside bakery in ‘Little Jamaica’

Six persons – five men and one woman- were shot outside Spence’s Bakery on Eglinton Avenue West in  Toronto hours before dawn yesterday morning. The shooting in the neighbourhood known  as “Little Jamaica” is  believed to be “gang-related”  but  police say some of the people who were shot were innocent  bystanders. According to the police, […]

BOPSers call for a public service ‘free of anti-Black racism’

BOPSers call for a public service ‘free of anti-Black racism’

By Lincoln DePradine A Toronto lawyer says almost four weeks after writing Steven Davidson, secretary to the cabinet of Premier Doug Ford, about Black employees’ experience of a “corrosive’’ and “toxic workplace’’ in the Ontario Public Service (OPS), he is yet to receive a response from Davidson. “Do I expect him to write me? It […]

OZ Groups get together to help Black youth deal with the police, prison and justice system

OZ Groups get together to help Black youth deal with the police, prison and justice system

  It is not easy for young people to navigate the Canadian justice System (CJS) – especially when they aren’t white!  Just someone’s opinion? Or a matter of fact? Well,  it’s a fact, according to both civic and community groups. Recently,  Toronto, Mayor John Tory, several community leaders, the police and spokespersons for the provincial […]

Black people ‘disproportionately’ arrested, struck, shot or killed by police, report finds

Black people ‘disproportionately’ arrested, struck,  shot or killed by police, report finds

The  Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC), in a report released on Monday, has found that Black people are  disproportionately” arrested, charged, over-charged, struck, shot or killed by Toronto police.” The findings are part of the Commission’s second interim report into anti-Black racial profiling and discrimination by the Toronto Police Service. Titled “A Disparate Impact,” the […]

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) […]

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