Researcher Kathy Grant keeps Black Canadian war stories alive

Researcher Kathy Grant keeps Black Canadian war stories alive

Kathy Grant founded the website and Facebook page Black Canadian Veterans Stories as part of a promise to her father, a Second World War veteran, to honour the contributions of Canada’s Black soldiers. Since then, dozens of stories from Black veterans of various wars have been posted online. Grant said she’s been in situations where […]

The Russia – Ukraine and trade wars are not in America’s interest

The Russia – Ukraine and trade wars are not in America’s interest

By Carlton Joseph The midterm elections are over and the pundits and pollsters were wrong. The predicted “giant red wave” was not even big enough to encourage surfboarding, Democrats will retain control of the Senate and the House is still undecided.  The Georgia Senate race is headed for a runoff on December 6 as neither […]

Western University launches new Black Leadership University Experience

Western University launches new Black Leadership University Experience

A significant goal for Western University student Olateju Obisesan is to bridge the gap between her city and its Black community by helping provide them with the support they need. It’s an ambition that made her one of 20 members of Western’s new Black Leadership University Experience (BLUE), which strives to provide Black students with […]

A good book, a blanket and a warm spot

A good book, a blanket and a warm spot

  Yolanda T. Marshall Winter is upon us. In the words of my late Guyanese grandmother, outside is “COLD like dawg nose!” Emphasis is placed on the word “cold” as it is expressed loudly while looking out the window at the accumulated snow. By the way, did you see the books I recommended two weeks […]

Durham Group receives $40,000 grant for anti-racism program

Durham Group receives $40,000 grant for anti-racism program

Part of $3.2 million Ontarion Government fund “to fight racism and hate” By Lincoln DePradine Durham Community Action Group (DCAG), whose mission includes promoting “the positive growth and development of the Black community in Durham and across Ontario’’, is among several groups that are sharing in $3.2 million, which Ontario is investing in what the […]

Dr. Mary Anne Chambers to deliver feature address At IMPACT Awards

Dr. Mary Anne Chambers to deliver feature address At IMPACT Awards

Dr. Mary Anne Chambers, Chancellor of the University of Guelph, will deliver the feature address at the Caribbean/Black Impact Awards 2022 on Sunday. Eight individuals and two organizations from Toronto’s Caribbean community will be presented with awards at the Ontario Science Centre. The Caribbean Camera and the Black Indigenous Business Development Association (BIBDA) have organized […]

Grenada welcomes Sunwing and Air Canada flights for the winter season

Grenada welcomes Sunwing and Air Canada flights for the winter season

Grenada welcomes Sunwing and resumption of Air Canada flights for the winter season Air Canada and Sunwing Airlines Flights to begin this November As the winter season approaches and Canadians seek warm weather destinations, Grenada is pleasured to welcome new direct flights with Air Canada and Sunwing Airlines. Air Canada resumed its nonstop service from […]

Candidates of Caribbean ancestry win in US elections

Candidates of Caribbean ancestry win in US elections

By Lincoln DePradine Wes Moore and Maxwell Frost – both with Caribbean family ties – are fresh faces to American politics. The two Democrats were among winners in the November 8 United States midterm elections. “I am so proud to stand with the diverse and dynamic communities that make up the great State of Maryland. […]