Discover Belize’s ancient Maya heritage at Falling Leaves Lodge

Discover Belize’s ancient Maya heritage at Falling Leaves Lodge

Nestled on a leafy hill overlooking San Ignacio, Belize, lies Cahal Pech, an ancient Maya site with a history spanning over 3,000 years. This collection of pyramid and mound structures offers a glimpse into Belize’s rich past, showcasing Maya construction dating back to around 600 BC. Walking through Cahal Pech, you’ll traverse ancient rocks and […]

Free public transit could significantly improve the life of the poor and working poor 

Free public transit could significantly improve the life of the poor and working poor 

Editorial   February 5th was a red letter day for public transit users across the Greater Toronto Area following an announcement by the Ford government that disclosed the final specifics of a long overdue fare integration plan. The plan, which took effect last Monday, aims to unify fare systems across the Greater Toronto Area, enabling […]

Oppein Launches North American Wholesale Distribution in Toronto

Oppein Launches North American Wholesale Distribution in Toronto

Oppein, a leading Chinese company specializing in cabinetry, kitchen, and closet manufacturing, has announced the launch of its first North American Wholesale Distributor in Eastern Canada. The launch event, held in Toronto, brought together over a hundred dignitaries from various sectors, including local government, business associations, and international organizations. The launch signifies a significant milestone […]

Chambers, Fearon deliver inspiring messages at GBC’s Black Futures celebration

Chambers, Fearon deliver inspiring messages at GBC’s Black Futures celebration

As part of George Brown College’s Black Futures celebration for Black History Month, the community hosted Mary Anne Chambers and Gervan Fearon, two prominent community members. Black Futures’ mission is to nurture and empower the Black community at GBC by establishing intentional connections, relationships, and support systems, while eradicating barriers in higher education settings. The […]

Ontario judge underscores the importance of education

Ontario judge underscores the importance of education

By Neil Armstrong Justice Irving André, a judge of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice in Brampton, is urging Black Canadians who take education for granted to meditate on the struggles to attain a decent education in Ontario. He was the guest speaker at the Peel United Cultural Partners 23rd annual Black History Month Concert held recently […]

Two black film festivals showcased ‘the vibrancy and richness of Black culture’

Two black film festivals showcased ‘the vibrancy and richness of Black culture’

By Stephen Weir As Black History Month drew to a close, Toronto witnessed two significant Black film events, showcasing the vibrancy and richness of Black culture in the film industry. The Toronto Black Film Festival honoured actress Pam Grier, while the new Directors Black Actors and Film Guild of Canada celebrated their inaugural awards ceremony, […]

Consul General calls on Grenadians to invest in Grenada

Consul General calls on Grenadians to invest in Grenada

By Lincoln DePradine Diplomat Gerry Hopkin is keeping a promise to meet with as many Grenadians in Canada as he possibly can, and to offer more than just the traditional consular services as  consul general in Toronto for Grenada. According to Hopkin, who assumed his position in Toronto late last year, Grenadians who send money […]

Walmart selects Delfish to design merchandise for Black History Month

Walmart selects Delfish to design merchandise for Black History Month

Celebrating Black excellence and resilience, Walmart Canada has  selected Scarborough artist Kwame Delfish to design exclusive merchandise for Black History Month. The items featuring “The Tree of Heroes” design, includes reusable bags and t-shirts which will be available in select Walmart stores across Canada. Proceeds from the sales will support the Black Business and Professionals […]

Black History Month snub

Black History Month snub

For the past several years, the Liberal party has sent out greetings on “Black History Month” to our readers through The Caribbean Camera. Its half-page message was, of course, endorsed by several Liberal Members of Parliament representing constituencies with large Black and Caribbean communities. We have been serving these communities for the past 34 years, […]

Former Dominica PM charged with incitement, released on bail

Former Dominica PM charged with incitement, released on bail

Former Dominica prime minister Edison James was released on EC$50,000 bail last Friday, after spending an estimated 20 minutes in a holding cell in a magistrate’s court after he was committed to stand trial in the High Court on a charge of incitement. He is charged with “encouraging, persuading, or instigating by words, causing persons […]