Feud erupts between jail probe commissioners

Feud erupts between jail probe commissioners

Trouble has erupted among those tasked with conducting the official inquiry into the fatal riots at Guyana’s Camp Street Prison in Georgetown. In a dispute that spilled over into Facebook, Toronto  lawyer Selwyn Pieters – who is representing the police and prison services at the Commission of Inquiry into the Disturbances and Subsequent Deaths at […]

Jaggernauth among Jerome Award recipients

Jaggernauth among Jerome Award recipients

Canadian-born of Guyanese and Jamaican parents, Patricia J. Jaggernauth is among the 15 Black Business and Professional Association (BBPA) 34th-annual Harry Jerome Awards recipients announced last Tuesday. The formal presentation is slated for April 23 at Metro Toronto Convention Centre, South Building. Jaggernauth, the recipient of the media award, seen since June on CP24 as […]

St. Lucia at 37: Small island, big influence

St. Lucia at 37: Small island, big influence

The Saint Lucia Diaspora celebrated their 37th anniversary of Independence last Saturday at the Brighton in Scarborough with a prayer by Joan Herby: “Heavenly Father we ask you For guidance and protection Upon our beloved land, Saint Lucia, Cradle it in your arms Like Mother nurturing her babe.” Those words and “Justice, truth and charity, […]

Come to Windies and get Kraken …

An invitation is extended to the Caribbean Diaspora to wend your way to Windies Restaurant and Sports Bar, West-Indian drive-in, takeout and catering at 3330 Lawrence Ave. E. for the grand re-opening with lots of samplings: Kraken Rum, Windies Rum Punch and Three Flavours Vodka. Guests are invited to again enjoy the results of 15 […]

Natasha Charles wants to hear from you

“After nourishment, shelter and companionship, stories are the thing we need most in the world” – P. Pullman Natasha Charles, Canadian-born and Trinidad-raised winner of the 2015 Alice Kane Storytelling Award, wants the community’s help with her project Living Archive, a series of oral storytelling interviews or conversations in the Trinidad and Tobago community. “The […]

Boys and Girls Clubs need your help

Sid Frankel, associate professor of social work, University of Manitoba, and a former director of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada, asks Camera readers to “please join us this holiday season by donating today in support of Greater Futures Start Here. “By doing so you can provide the ultimate gift to a child, empower […]

Flex joins Scarborough Walk of Fame

Flex joins Scarborough Walk of Fame

By Gerald V. Paul;  Farley flex reflected on his early days growing up in Malvern and his Mom working at the Scarborough Hospital as he was inducted into the 2015 Scarborough Walk of Fame for his contribution in the field of entertainment. It was a time for celebrating community, recognizing achievement and inspiring tomorrow’s leadership. […]

Scarborough launches biz association

Scarborough launches biz association

By Gerald V. Paul;  “Local businesses need to cluster together, work together and mentor together to grow themselves from the roots up, and this organization has the ability to do it,” Ontario Economic Development Minister Brad Duguid told a gathering of 200 people recently at the Scarborough Business Association (SBA). Speaking at the Toronto Pan […]

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