Marcel Stewart is on a journey to reclaim Black Canadian History

Marcel Stewart is on a journey to reclaim Black Canadian History

Marcel Stewart, the artistic director of B Current Performing Arts, is a man on a mission to unearth and celebrate the hidden gems of Black Canadian history. He says his project, “Reclaiming Black Canadian History,” is not just a passion but a vital endeavor to educate and inspire. Stewart’s journey began recently at a gala […]

Saint Kitts and Nevis PM Terrance Drew, ties the knot with Diani Prince

Saint Kitts and Nevis PM Terrance Drew, ties the knot with Diani Prince

Dr. Terrance Drew, Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis, exchanged marriage vows with Diani Jimesha Prince in Barbados on February 10th last. In an announcement via Facebook in the evening following their nuptials, Prime Minister Drew expressed his gratitude and joy, stating, “It is with a grateful heart that I inform you of my […]

Alvin Curling- a man of the people

Alvin Curling- a man of the people

One of Ontario’s most remarkable politicians reminisces on his career By Alia Loren Campbell When he was a youngster, Alvin Curling never thought he would have the career he had. But while growing up in his native Jamaica, he always found himself drawn to roles of leadership. As he puts it, “I was very much […]

Beyoncé Knowles-Carter introduces Cécred, a new haircare line

Beyoncé Knowles-Carter introduces Cécred, a new haircare line

LOS ANGELES – Beyoncé Knowles-Carter has unveiled Cécred, a groundbreaking haircare line that merges global traditions with cutting-edge science. The brand’s Foundation Collection features innovative keratin recovery technology designed to visibly strengthen and revive hair health. Inspired by diverse hair rituals worldwide, Cécred’s products are enriched with a blend of natural ingredients such as butters, […]

New children’s books

New children’s books

This week, I will be sharing a few new children’s books you should add to your shelves. These incredible books are by Canadian-based authors. Jerk Chicken Magic Written by Noel Andrew Bennett and Roxanne Bennett “A love letter to immigrant families everywhere! Jerk Chicken Magic is a heartwarming story of a multi-generational immigrant family (The […]

If Julian Assange loses this appeal it would set a dangerous precedent

If Julian Assange loses this appeal it would set a dangerous precedent

Listen to this report now. By Carlton  Joseph Few Americans -and probably Canadians -are aware that Julian Assange, founder of WikiLeaks, is still being persecuted for publishing information exposing corporate and government wrongdoing.  The US government has charged Assange with 16 counts under the Espionage Act of 1917 and one count of computer hacking.If convicted, […]

Canadian government announces initiatives to support Black public servants

Canadian government announces initiatives to support Black public servants

Canadian government announces initiatives to support mental health and career growth of Black public servants By Lincoln DePradine The Canadian government, which has been accused of not doing enough to address reports of racism and discrimination against Black employees in the federal public service, now plans on dealing with the problem through a series of […]

A MINI POSITION PAPER: A BLACK HISTORY MONTH (BHM) PERSPECTIVE

A MINI POSITION PAPER: A BLACK HISTORY MONTH (BHM) PERSPECTIVE

Listen to this article now. Gibbs I trust the conferences and presentations during February BHM 2024 will be pioneering, significant, solution-oriented, and futuristic (2024 – 2074). I imagine that with the emerging Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) (Industry 4.0), the following seven critical entities have come together to deliver exuberant strategic visions and plans to establish Black Empowerment […]

Jamaica Tourist Board Celebrates ‘Jamaican Patty Day’ with Free Patties in Toronto

Jamaica Tourist Board Celebrates ‘Jamaican Patty Day’ with Free Patties in Toronto

The Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) is set to celebrate Jamaican Patty Day on February 23 by giving away thousands of free beef patties at Toronto’s Union Station. The event, in its 39th year, aims to honor the city’s Jamaican culinary heritage and the contributions of the Jamaican Diaspora to Toronto’s food scene. On February 23, […]