Troubling revelations in Carby inquest

Troubling revelations in Carby inquest

A spokesman for the Black Action Defense Committee (BADC) said, “In reviewing the testimony from the Jermaine Carby inquest a number of troubling revelations have come up.” BADC Director Kingsley P. Gilliam said the committee is demanding that the Attorney General of Ontario bring charges against Const. Justin Chittenden, one of the officers involved. Gilliam […]

Joan Pierre: Cuttin’ Style with success

  Every now and again, I feel like celebrating the success of my friends. Joan Pierre is more than my friend. She is a close friend with whom I have collaborated on many, many projects over the years. She is well known for her professional reputation as a first class event manager. Today, I choose […]

Fort McMurray. We stand on guard for thee!

It is ironic that our biggest tragedies can lead to our greatest triumphs. This is undoubtedly the case in Fort McMurray. As the forest fire of gigantic proportions devoured parts of the town, the horrible consequences of that tragedy also aroused in the various segments of our society the enormous, heart-warming spirit of caring and […]

On the mend, Elissa says ‘Thank you’

On the mend, Elissa says ‘Thank you’

In glorious sunshine at St. John’s Rehab Hospital in Rae Whistance Memory Gardens yesterday, a grateful and recovering Elissa Antonio cheerfully delivered an update on her recovery from injuries sustained in a 40-foot fall in Trinidad and Tobago. “I feel great. I’m able to lift both feet. And I feel very accomplished,” Antonio told members […]

This may engender some discussion

  This weeks question How do you explain to your child that Grandpa is now Grandma? Signed Miss Papa’s a Mama.   Man oh man this one is tough, or is it woman oh woman? Person oh person??? What is politically correct these days (I don’t want any group coming after me). To answer this […]

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 […]