Edison T. Williams publishes Bajan whodunit

Edison T. Williams publishes Bajan whodunit

By Lincoln DePradine A murder mystery novel is not the typical source of information to which one normally would look to learn about a country. However, in “Prickett’s Well’’, author Edison T. Williams has weaved Barbadian history, sociology and race relations into a novel in which a white woman is killed and solving the crime […]

Zoomers Association of Trinidad and Tobago in Canada

Zoomers Association of Trinidad and Tobago in Canada

On Sunday August 25th 2019, Zoomers Association of Trinidad and Tobago in Canada (ZATTIC) celebrated 10 years of bringing Trinbagonians together! Through social and cultural integration, civic consciousness through awareness and participation ZATTIC hopes to foster unity. The Association welcomes Trinbagonias, their spouses and descendents, and extends its welcome to people of Caribbean background, and […]

The Caribbean Women’s Power Lunch for women of power

The Caribbean Women’s Power Lunch for women of power

By Jennifer Slay That saying “build it and they will come” made famous by the movie Field of Dreams over 30 years ago still holds true today.  Kerra Denel, a Trinidadian entrepreneur, humanitarian and founder of CWPL – Caribbean Women Power Lunch, was looking for a space where she could connect and develop relationships within […]

Caribbean-Canadian mortgage lender on Growth 500 list…. again

Caribbean-Canadian mortgage lender on Growth 500 list…. again

By Stephen Weir Canadian Business and Maclean’s Magazine have just issued their 31st annual Growth 500 rankings.  This is the industry bible of Canada’s fastest-growing companies. Caribbean Canadian Matrix Mortgage Global, the reigning two-time Brokerage of the Year (2018 & 2019) was ranked for a second consecutive year with 5-year revenue growth from 2013 to 2018 of 513% landing […]

Brampton Hip Hop artist Haviah Mighty wins $50K Polaris Music Prize

Brampton Hip Hop artist Haviah Mighty wins $50K Polaris Music Prize

The star Polaris is 408 light years from Earth.  At the rate Haviah Mighty’s career has taken off, she should be there any day now! The Brampton Hip Hop artist won it all Monday night at the Carlu Hall in Toronto.  Not only did she win the Polaris Music Prize but her performance at the […]

This teacher “real bex”

This teacher “real bex”

Port of Spain, Trinidad – Disciplinary action is being taken against a female teacher of the Tranquillity Government Primary School, heard in a viral voice recording berating and threatening her students. In the interim, the teacher has been pulled from classes and the school’s principal has made arrangements for her to operate from the staff […]

8th Inter-American Meeting opens in Barbados this week

8th Inter-American Meeting opens in Barbados this week

The Organisation of American States (OAS) says the 8th Inter American Meeting of Ministers of Culture and Highest Appropriate Authorities will be held this week in Bridgetown, Barbados. The OAS said the meeting will be held under the slogan: “Strengthening the Creative Economy and Culture Sector: Repositioning the Culture Sector to Secure Sustainable Development.” “The […]

Program launched to allow immigrants to sponsor undeclared family members

Program launched to allow immigrants  to sponsor undeclared family members

Immigration Matters Sukhram Ramkissoon  Program launched to allow immigrants to sponsor undeclared family members  A  pilot program, launched two Mondays ago by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC), has been greeeted with joy by  many in the Caribbean  community. The two-year program will now allow sponsorship applications for certain family members who would normally be […]

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