Saint Lucia hotel offers underwater yoga classes to visitors

Saint Lucia hotel offers underwater yoga classes to visitors

For International Yoga Day, celebrated on June 21, yogis around the world will bepractising everything from goat yoga to cannabis yoga.But have you ever felt like a yoga session on the ground simply wasn’t enough?Well now you can take your practice to the next level in the form of underwateryoga, a new activity created by […]

Local trail blazer honored at Ajax civic awards gala

Local trail blazer honored at Ajax civic awards gala

The spirit of community and dedication shone brightly on Wednesday, December 13th, as the prestigious Trail Blazer award was presented at the Audley Recreational Center in Ajax. The honour was bestowed upon Mrs. Gloria Small, the director of the Durham Community Action Group. Small was selected by a volunteer committee in recognition of her outstanding […]

Paulette Senior appointed to the senate

Paulette Senior appointed to the senate

The president and CEO of the Canadian Women’s Foundation, Paulette Senior, has been appointed to serve as an independent senator in the Canadian Senate by Governor General Mary Simon. Born in Jamaica, Ms. Senior immigrated to Canada in 1973 at the age of 11. She is one of three newly appointed independent senators and was […]

Prominent Black leaders appointed to the Order of Canada

Prominent Black leaders appointed to the Order of Canada

By Neil Armstrong A policy expert and community activist, a public health advocate, and two historians from Ontario’s Black communities are among the 78 Canadians recently appointed to the Order of Canada by Governor General Mary Simon. Debbie Douglas, executive director of the Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants (OCASI), will be one of those […]

A 2024 Community Wishlist

A 2024 Community Wishlist

As we embark on our journey into the year 2024, The Caribbean Camera presents its community wishlist, outlining hopes, dreams, and aspirations for a brighter future in the New Year. The wishlist encompasses various facets of our community – economic empowerment, cultural enrichment, social advancement and crime reduction. Let us delve into each of these […]

Nina Compton names cruise ship

Nina Compton names cruise ship

St. Lucia-born Nina Compton, the celebrated chef, restaurateur, and television personality, was honored as the Godmother of Silversea’s newest addition to its fleet, the Silver Nova. The official naming ceremony took place in Fort Lauderdale on January 4th last, commemorating the ship’s 39th arrival and marking a significant milestone for Silversea and the Royal Caribbean […]

New Senator Paulette Senior a Champion for Women’s Empowerment and Gender Equality

New Senator Paulette Senior a Champion for Women’s Empowerment and Gender Equality

Canadian Women’s Foundation CEO Honored for Her Lifelong Commitment to Breaking Down Barriers Paulette Senior, a tireless advocate for women and girls of diverse backgrounds, has dedicated her life to dismantling systemic barriers and championing gender equity. Currently serving as the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Canadian Women’s Foundation, Ms. Senior’s remarkable journey […]

Antigua Born Lynelle Maginley-Liddie Appointed NYCDOC Commissioner

Antigua  Born Lynelle Maginley-Liddie Appointed NYCDOC Commissioner

Lynelle Maginley-Liddie, a dedicated public servant with a rich history at the New York City Department of Correction (NYCDOC), has achieved a historic milestone by becoming the second Black woman to be appointed as commissioner in the department’s 128-year history. Maginley-Liddie had previously served as the first deputy commissioner since January 2021, and her promotion […]

London’s Black community honoured at Black Excellence Awards

London’s Black community honoured at Black Excellence Awards

“Where We Are Now” hosted the 3rd annual Black Excellence Gala and Awards event last Saturday night honouring members of London’s Black community.   “It’s to say thank you to those that have forged the way, and continue to forge the way, so that others, like myself and others coming up behind me, are able […]

Council of Caribbean Associations-Canada awards ten scholarships

Council of Caribbean Associations-Canada awards ten scholarships

 By Lincoln DePradine The degree programs of the students are as diverse as the post-secondary institutions they’re attending. Each student was thankful for the receipt of financial sponsorship through the Council of Caribbean Associations-Canada (CCAC), and they were admonished to value their education. “Education is the key to making sure that outcomes are favourable for […]