Building up our health sector

Building up our health sector is literally a matter of life and death. It is therefore not surprising that good health, both physical and mental, ranks among the highest of our priorities. Without it, our quality of life can drop to its lowest level and life itself can become meaningless. It is worth repeating that […]

Ex-Green Party man Singh seeks Grit nod

Ex-Green Party man Singh seeks Grit nod

George B. (Knia) Singh, a prominent son of Caribbean heritage, has joined the throng seeking the Liberal nomination for the provincial riding of Scarborough-Rouge River. Singh joins six others seeking the nod for the June 5 byelection, caused by the resignation of Bas Balkissoon. Born in Toronto to parents of Guyanese and Bremudian heritage, Singh […]

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 […]

T.O., a city enraptured by Raptors

T.O., a city enraptured by Raptors

Welcome to the 6! In all honesty, I haven’t a clue if Drake is the second coming of Marvin Gaye or whoever. I do know Marvin Gaye was a voice endowed with grace, power, and agility – gifted by the Gods of all Gods. Drake is the voice of our times as defined by cult […]

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 […]