Mississaugan NBA player Joshua Primo gives his hometown a lot of love  

Mississaugan NBA player Joshua Primo gives his hometown a lot of love   

  The youngest player in the NBA made a splash last during his first professional game on Canadian soil against his hometown Toronto Raptors. Born in Mississauga, Joshua Primo — who just turned 19 years old on Christmas Eve — scored a career-high 15 points for the San Antonio Spurs. And although the Raptors would […]

The passing of Marie Roze Ramsaroop (nee Jaggernauth) –  Queen of Borokeete Canada  

The passing of Marie Roze Ramsaroop (nee Jaggernauth) –  Queen of Borokeete Canada   

Marie Roze Ramsaroop was born on February 19, 1944, in San Fernando, Trinidad. She moved to Toronto, Canada, in 1969 and died peacefully on November 21, 2021 at her home; she was 77 years old. Ramsaroop, the wife of famed bandleader Frank Ramsaroop, was surrounded by loved ones in her her last days of life. […]

Prime Minister’s award for teaching excellence granted to two young GTA teachers

Prime Minister’s award for teaching excellence granted to two young GTA teachers

  Two GTA teachers have been named among an elite group of Canadians – recipients of the prime minister’s award for teaching excellence in ggeneral, and for teaching excellence in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). They are Rachel Luke, who teaches at Glenforest Secondary School in Mississauga, and Jason Bradshaw, who teaches at Castlebrooke […]

Ayomide Bayowa named City of Mississauga Poet Laureate

Ayomide Bayowa named City of Mississauga Poet Laureate

At the most recent meeting of Council, the City of Mississauga warmly welcomed Ayomide Bayowa as the City’s fourth Poet Laureate. Following a deputation by Arts and Culture staff and a reading by the City’s outgoing Poet Laureate, Paul Edward Costa, Bayowa recited an original poem as City Council formally named him Mississauga’s Poet Laureate […]

Mississauga Celebrates 12 Up and Coming Youth Entrepreneurs

Mississauga Celebrates 12 Up and Coming Youth Entrepreneurs

Meet the Class of 2021: Success Stories The program is offered by the Government of Ontario and administered and delivered through the Mississauga Business Entrepreneur Centre (MBEC) within the City’s Economic Development Office. Successful applicants receive $1,500 towards the start of their business at the onset of the program (May) and another $1,500 at the end […]

Mississauga Unveils Upgraded City Centre Transit Terminal

Mississauga Unveils Upgraded City Centre Transit Terminal

The City of Mississauga is pleased to unveil the newly-upgraded City Centre Transit Terminal (CCTT) facility to the community. In February 2020, the CCTT underwent a complete interior renovation to transform the downtown Mississauga hub into a modernized space with improved accessibility and services for MiWay customers. “Our City Centre Transit Terminal is the busiest MiWay bus […]

Mississauga gets four new basketball courts compliments of superfan Nav Bhatia

Mississauga gets four new basketball courts compliments of superfan Nav Bhatia

On Saturday, September 25, the City of Mississauga and the Nav Bhatia Superfan Foundation unveiled four new basketball courts located at Malton’s Paul Coffey Park. “The addition of these courts brings something extra special to the Malton community and to Mississauga as a whole. Basketball lovers from across the city will come here to play, […]

United Achievers Club awards scholarships to 13 young achievers

United Achievers Club awards scholarships to 13 young achievers

By Lincoln DePradine Cancellation of in-class learning, with schools forced into virtual teaching because of the Coronavirus pandemic, didn’t deter some students from diligently pursuing their academic dreams. Now, 13 of them – high school students in Peel Region – are about to be rewarded for their efforts by the Brampton-based United Achievers Club (UAC). […]

TD Irie Music Festival celebrates 19th anniversary Labour Day weekend

TD Irie Music Festival celebrates 19th anniversary Labour Day weekend

Join the virtual celebration of music and culture for the 19th annual TD IRIE Music Festival. Performing reggae, soca, afrobeat featuring artists who hail from across Southern Ontario and beyond, these artists have been waiting for the opportunity to reconnect with fans while enjoying it in the comfort of their homes and beyond. Despite the […]

Derek Budhoo of Chatrlie’s West Indian Foods has passed

Derek Budhoo of Chatrlie’s West Indian Foods has passed

Derek Kumar Budhoo was born July 11 1982 of Guyanese parents and died last Wednesday, July 21, at the age of 40. Derek was Charlie Budhoo’s only son, who declined his father’s offer to continue his college education and instead opted to intern at his father’s grocery store, the well-known Charlie’s West Indian Foods grocery […]