Ice, Wine & Dine

Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012 | 4pm to 10pm Elm Street Enjoy an evening of culinary delights, festive cocktails and live entertainment on historic Elm Street! Area restaurants will be offering $5 sampler menus throughout the night. There will be wine tasting and martinis at our licensed patios. Make sure to check out the Martini Ice […]

Diaspora to help with healthcare in Jamaica

A delegation from the Jamaican Diaspora Canada Foundation took part in the recent meeting in Kingston to map the course of future assistance from the Jamaican Diaspora worldwide to Jamaica’s healthcare system. The Jamaican Diaspora Healthcare Sector and Friends of Jamaica, in association with the Ministry of Health, hosted the meeting at the Knutsford Court […]

EZJet flies in

By Gerald V. Paul Connecting with the community, after three months in business? Well, it was not easy but EZjet left the packed Twilight Restaurant on Nugget and McCowan with lots of food: literally and mentally! With calls from the travel agents looking for the carrier’s boss, Sonny Ramdeo, saying he should have been here, […]

Activist & lawyer Charles Roach passes on

Activist & lawyer Charles Roach passes on

By Gerald V. Paul “Come over to my place for lunch.” That was the extraordinary invitation from the community’s iconic pioneer human rights leader to the protesters out of the Royal Art Gallery some 19 years ago. He wanted them to know that while they protested together, they could also break bread together. Such was […]

Ontario needs more skilled workers — report

By Gerald V. PaulA report that will form the blueprint for Ontario’s immigration strategy was revealed on Wednesday with a call for 135,000 more skilled immigrants a year to Ontario. Also, the report, seven months in the making, noted there should be a greater role in selecting immigrants to ensure its needs are met and […]

Newcomers regret decision to separate

By Jasminee Sahoye A study among three immigrant communities in Toronto including African-Caribbean has found that families who are separated through migration to Canada often regret the decision to live apart. The study which was conducted by researchers from York University at the Ontario Metropolis Centre (CERIS) found that for many immigrant parents, the difficulty […]

Damian Marley Stole My Heart

“Affairs Of The Heart“…that’s something the entire universe can relate to. We all love, and no matter how tough people act, we all get mushy on the inside when we think about the object(s) of our affection. I was deep into whipping up some dinner the other night when Damian “Junior Gong” Marley’s song came […]

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