Farewell Regent to be screened at Reelworld on Friday

Farewell Regent to be screened at Reelworld on Friday

Reelworld Film Festival 2019 will open tonight at the Glen Gould studio in Toronto. The annual festival which presents the works of racially diverse filmmakers, will showcase Canadian narrative features, documentaries, shorts, music videos, animation, episodic content and VR/360 films. Screenings will take place October 18-21 at Famous Players Canada Square. One  documentary of special […]

JN Money Services to host ‘breast cancer awareness’ session

JN Money Services to host ‘breast cancer awareness’ session

Dr. Nadine Wong, CEO of Alabaster Wellness Clinic in Pickering, Ontario, will be the main speaker at a “breast cancer awareness” session to be hosted by  Jamaica National Money Services, a subsidiary of the Jamaica National Bank, on Thursday October 24. This event, in observance of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, will be held at the […]

Grenada ramps up its “Diaspora Outreach” programme

Grenada ramps up its “Diaspora Outreach” programme

By Lincoln DePradine The Grenada government, in an outreach phase leading up to a parliamentary-approved formal Diaspora policy, is soon to send a delegation to Toronto for talks with nationals in the Canadian city. Representatives of the Office of Diaspora Affairs in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the Grenadian capital, St George’s, already have […]

Cynthia Reyes’ “Twigs in My Hair” – a family affair

Cynthia Reyes’ “Twigs in My Hair” – a family affair

By Lincoln DePradine It’s always been said that you can’t keep a good man – and, for that matter – a good woman down. This aptly describes Cynthia Reyes, who has been a writer all her life – beginning at childhood in Jamaica – and continuing in Canada, even after a serious accident that left […]

MANDELA exhibition opens in Toronto

MANDELA exhibition opens in Toronto

By Stephen Weir  Dusting. Straightening.  Turning on the museum lights. The final touches on the exhibition MANDELA are being made in preparation for tonight’s Gala opening!  On Friday the doors will open to the public for MANDELA, a blockbuster-touring exhibition created by the Canadian Museum for Human Rights in Winnipeg. It is all happening in […]

Caribbean-born Jessica Lawrence launches all female radio station

Caribbean-born Jessica Lawrence launches all female radio station

Jessica Lawrence is a phenomenon in the music industry, she now launched the first online all female DJ radio station called My Turn Radio in New York. Also known as DJ Hypeness, Jessica is no stranger to the Dancehall/ Reggae culture. This Dominican native grew up listening to the works of Bob Marley, Lucky Dube, […]

Cynthia Reyes’ launches new book “Twigs in my hair”

Cynthia Reyes’ launches new book “Twigs in my hair”

By Stephen Weir  It happens tonight in Toronto. Award-winning journalist and author Cynthia Reyes launches her new memoir Twigs in My Hair and the latest addition to her bestselling series of children’s book Myrtle Makes a New Friend. The launch takes place THURSDAY October 10, at 6 p.m. at A Different Booklist Cultural Centre at […]

Harlem Underground restaurant closing in November

Harlem Underground restaurant closing in November

By Stephen Weir What a difference a week makes. Last week the Caribbean Camera was telling readers about how Carl Cassell provided a Jamaica fundraising group the run of his Harlem restaurant and now we are reporting on the demise of one of Toronto’s few downtown Black cuisine restaurant. In a message forwarded to the […]

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