Grenada bishop suspends priest for Gaza remarks

Grenada bishop suspends priest for Gaza remarks

Bishop Clyde Harvey of Grenada has suspended a Roman Catholic priest for persistent contentious remarks about the attack on Gaza and criticism of the church. Father Gerard Paul’s suspension, effective April 4, 2024, followed a public dispute with Bishop Harvey. The bishop emphasized adherence to Church rules and teachings, expressing concern that Father Paul’s unrepentant […]

Grenada, Carriacou and Petite Martinique have something for everyone

Grenada, Carriacou and Petite Martinique have something for everyone

The sun is shining, the rich scent of spice fills the air and wherever you look, tropical fruit hangs from trees, brightly coloured flowers bloom and lush rainforest stretches for miles. It can only be Grenada. Yet despite this allure, this Caribbean jewel remains unspoiled and uncrowded while offering so much for visitors to see […]

‘Smiles GPC’ fundraiser will help provide dental care for Grenada nationals

‘Smiles GPC’ fundraiser will help provide dental care for Grenada nationals

By Lincoln DePradine In 2018, a group of Canadian health professionals visited the Caribbean to provide free dental care. Their services were for nationals of Grenada, which includes the Grenadine islands of Carriacou and Petite Martinique. By the third trip in 2023, the group – called Smiles Grenada, Carriacou and Petite Martinique (GCP) – discovered […]

Escaped Grenada Fugitives Admit Crimes, Face Deportation After Yacht Hijacking

Escaped Grenada Fugitives Admit Crimes, Face Deportation After Yacht Hijacking

Three fugitives who had escaped from a Grenada jail, where they were initially detained on charges of rape, robbery, and violence, will be sent back to their home country. The trio, identified as Atiba Stanislaus (23), Trevon Robertson (25), and Ron Mitchell (30), were implicated in the suspected killing of two Americans, Ralph Hendry (66) […]

Consul General calls on Grenadians to invest in Grenada

Consul General calls on Grenadians to invest in Grenada

By Lincoln DePradine Diplomat Gerry Hopkin is keeping a promise to meet with as many Grenadians in Canada as he possibly can, and to offer more than just the traditional consular services as  consul general in Toronto for Grenada. According to Hopkin, who assumed his position in Toronto late last year, Grenadians who send money […]

Scholarship winners announced at Grenada Independence gala

Scholarship winners announced at Grenada Independence gala

By Lincoln DePradine The Grenada Association Toronto (GAT) is assisting five students to complete their tertiary education with the award of scholarships. GAT unveiled the names of its 2024 scholarship winners – three male and two female – at this year’s gala commemorating the anniversary of Grenada’s independence. It’s 50 years since Grenada became an […]

Terrance Drew Congratulates Grenada on 50th Anniversary of Independence

Terrance Drew Congratulates Grenada on 50th Anniversary of Independence

Prime Minister, the Dr. Terrance Drew, extends heartfelt congratulations to Prime Minister the Dickson Mitchell and the people of Grenada on the momentous occasion of their 50th Anniversary of Independence, celebrated on February 7 under the inspiring theme “One People, One Journey, One Future”. Grenada celebrates its 50th anniversary of Independence on February 7 under the […]

Grenada Association hosts grand toy giveaway

Grenada Association hosts grand toy giveaway

By Lincoln DePradine Volunteers and organizations commit themselves to serving the Black and Caribbean community year-round, with an extra effort expended at Christmas. The Christmas season brings with it numerous gatherings of people to eat, drink and exchange gifts, with some activities specially organized for senior citizens and children. A Christmas event for children has […]

Consul General of Grenada hosts Toronto ‘Diaspora community engagement’

Consul General of Grenada hosts Toronto ‘Diaspora community engagement’

By Lincoln DePradine As the top Grenada diplomat in Toronto, Gerry Hopkin says the office at 90 Eglinton Avenue East will continue to provide traditional consular services such as the issuing and renewing of passports. However, Hopkin pledges that there will be a new accented focus on the position he now holds as consul general. […]

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