‘Lockdown’ time again

‘Lockdown’ time again

Editorial ‘Lockdown’ time again Whoever thought that Mr. Covid would be with us for Christmas? The learned experts have been warning us that the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic would  be  worst than the first. But optimistic souls in our Caribbean community were willing to bet that after the virus had killed so many […]

Insulated foam structures for the homeless

Insulated foam structures for the homeless

More than a dozen “unhoused” residents of Toronto received insulated foam structures on Sunday to help them get through the winter. The structures were built by a group of volunteers and  “concerned residents” organized by ALAB Resource Clinic of Toronto. M.J. Cully, executive director of the clinic, told The Caribbean Camera that the group got […]

Lindo calls for provincial strategy to address disproportionate impact of COVID-19

Lindo calls for provincial strategy to address disproportionate impact of COVID-19

Ontario MPP Laura Mae Lindo (Kitchener Centre), the NDP’s Anti-Racism critic, says it is become increasing clear that the  response of  the government of Premier Doug Ford to the current  COVID-19 pandemic is leaving more and more Ontarian behind.  A report released last week by the Toronto Foundation showed that COVID-19 is deepening the divide […]

Raising awareness of men’s issues

Raising awareness of men’s issues

Editorial Raising awareness of men’s issues Many in our Caribbean community may not even be aware of  it. Or they may have forgotten all about it. But today in many countries around the world International Men’s Day is celebrated and various activities have been organized in observance of  this event which  unfortunately has not been […]

VIEWS ON THE NEWS: Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) 2020

VIEWS ON THE NEWS: Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) 2020

Question: One hundred and eighty countries, including Canada and several in the Caribbean, are celebrating Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) 2020. To what extent do you believe entrepreneurship can still deliver self-actualization and financial independence for owners of small, medium and micro enterprises during the current pandemic? David Martin CEO, SchoolToonz, Jamaica Someone famous once coined the […]

Call for more Black candidate in Ontario elections in 2022

Call for more Black candidate in Ontario elections in 2022

Call  for more Black candidate in Ontario elections in 2022 By Lincoln DePradine An Ontario general election is due by 2022 and an effort is underway to mobilize Black community members to run as candidates. Marjorie Knight was unsuccessful in her bid to become a Member of Provincial Parliament, when she ran as an Ontario […]

TD helps Canadians securely send money in more ways to more places with TD Global Transfer

TD helps Canadians securely send money in more ways to more places with TD Global Transfer

If you’re one of the many Canadians who regularly sends money abroad to family or friends, you may know there are several important factors to consider when deciding which money transfer service you should use, including security, speed, convenience and transfer costs. According to a Stats Canada study published in 2019, Canadian residents sent an […]

City of Toronto launches Traffic Agents program

City of Toronto launches Traffic Agents program

The City of Toronto  yesterday officially launched  its new Traffic Agents program which will help keep people moving through busy intersections while also improving safety for pedestrians, cyclists, transit riders and drivers. Mayor John Tory who has championed the establishment of the program, secured the necessary permissions from the Province of Ontario, and, according to […]

Chris Campbell appointed Equity and Diversity Representative of Carpenters’ District Council of Ontario

Chris Campbell appointed  Equity and Diversity Representative of Carpenters’ District Council of Ontario

Jamaica-born Chris Campbell has been appointed Equity and Diversity  Representative of the Carpenters’ District Council of Ontario (CDCO). Campbell , widely regarded in trade union circles in the Greater Toronto Area as a longtime champion of diversity, ” will foster relationship building between the CDCO and members of the community to encourage all Canadians to […]

Tropicana ready to resume talks with striking workers

Tropicana ready to resume talks with striking workers

By Lincoln DePradine Raymund Guiste, executive director of Tropicana Community Services (TCS) in Toronto says management  is ready  to resume talks with workers  who went on strike November 9 last Fifty workers, represented by Local 2 of the Services Employees International Union (SEIU), “withdrew their labour”  in a dispute with management over wages and other […]