Carnival Kiddies Hits It Outta The Park

Carnival Kiddies Hits It Outta The Park

By Stephen Weir New venue. New vibe. New Super Cool costumes. The Junior King and Queen Showcase was held outdoors last Sunday afternoon at the Malvern Town Centre in Scarborough.  The event attracted an estimated 2,000 people; many stayed all afternoon to see the new big costumes that will be worn in this Saturday’s Children’s […]

Trini jazz trumpeter Etienne Charles here for TO Carnival

Trini jazz trumpeter Etienne Charles here for TO Carnival

By Stephen Weir World travelling Trinidadian jazzman Etienne Charles is going to put the dingolay into this year’s Toronto Caribbean Carnival. Earlier this week the trumpeter called the Caribbean Camera from Spain to say that he was going to lead a guest Mas Band in the Carnival’s grand parade and hopes that revellers will jump […]

Applying to remain in Canada under H&C grounds

Applying to remain in Canada under H&C grounds

Immigration matters Sukhram Ramkissoon Applying to remain in Canada under H&C grounds Every year thousands of persons apply to remain in Canada under Humanitarian and Compassionate (H & C)  grounds.  They may include those who have been convicted under the criminal code for certain offences, long term overstay applicants, persons who have previously misrepresented themselves, […]

Toronto Caribbean Carnival 2019 ready to go

Toronto Caribbean Carnival 2019 ready to go

By Stephen Weir  Jagmeet Singh loves us.  He said so as he danced on stage last Tuesday. Mayor John Tory said he loves us, but declined to soca– “because if you really want to know I can’t dance”.  Liberal MP Adam Vaughan really really loves us — and so the love-in went on for over […]

The Autobiography of I.B.M. — Intelligent Black Men at the Fringe Fest

The Autobiography of I.B.M. — Intelligent Black Men at the Fringe Fest

By Stephen weir The Toronto Fringe Festival is back! The annual fete will present 150 plays and dance performances in theatres and bars across Toronto. One of the come-out-of-nowhere hits this year is a quirky one-man show that gives a ribald look at history through the eyes of the Jamaican Canadian dancer, actor and playwright […]

A fabulous Sunday of world class football

A fabulous Sunday of world class football

By Aldwyn McGill USA won the FIFA Women’s World Cup after defeating Netherlands 2-0 at Lyon Stadium in France. The victory witnessed by a crowd of 57,000 also strengthened the US women’s position on pay equity with the US Soccer Association. The final was part of Sunday’s soccer treat that showcased three championship finals and […]

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