Elaine Thompson-Herah named NACAC Female Athlete of the Year

Elaine Thompson-Herah named NACAC Female Athlete of the Year

  Following an exceptional 2021 season performance, two-time sprint double Olympic Games gold medalist Elaine Thompson-Herah has copped the North American, Central American, and Caribbean Athletics Association (NACAC) Female Athlete of the Year title. She was honored alongside American shot putter Ryan Crouser, who was chosen as the Male Athlete of the Year, according to […]

PACE sends 1000 literacy and numeracy aids to 200 childhood institutions in Jamaica

PACE sends 1000 literacy and numeracy aids to 200 childhood institutions in Jamaica

  By Lincoln DePradine Students at more than 200 early childhood institutions in Jamaica are the beneficiaries of a supply of “Onetab’’, an electronic device that the Canadian donors say would allow the users – children ages three to six – “teach themselves literacy and numeracy’’. Canada-based Project for the Advancement of Childhood Education (PACE) […]

Richard Gant pegged for a role in Denham Jolly feature film

Richard Gant pegged for a role in Denham Jolly feature film

Casting is underway for In the Black, and popular American actor Richard Gant has been attached to the project in the role of Harry Gairy. Produced by CaribbeanTales Media Group and directed by Frances-Anne Solomon, the feature film is an adaptation of entrepreneur and activist Denham Jolly’s memoir of the same name. In the newly […]

15th annual Helping Hands Jamaica Foundation gala “Jamrock”

15th annual Helping Hands Jamaica Foundation gala “Jamrock”

Join us for the 15th annual Helping Hands Jamaica Foundation Gala ‘Jamrock’ on Friday , October 22, 2021, at Palais Royale in Toronto. The theme of this year’s event will celebrate One Love, the inclusiveness of all cultures, races, genders joining together to ‘be the change’ in the country we love. Guests and sponsors will […]

“Blazing Iron” is a family project for Canadian reggae artist Rupert (Ojiji) Harvey

“Blazing Iron” is a family project for Canadian reggae artist Rupert (Ojiji) Harvey

When it comes to being an international delight, Rupert (Ojiji) Harvey is no stranger to being recognized. Which is why it’s no surprise you and I are here gushing over this multi-award winning reggae staple’s newest release, “Blazing Iron” — available now! Rupert (Ojiji) Harvey wears many hats: as a solo recording artist, as well […]

Robert Young, the storyteller behind Unmask Fear Canada

Robert Young, the storyteller behind Unmask Fear Canada

Toronto-born of Jamaican heritage, multimedia storyteller Robert Young is a creative who strives to produce work that resonates and inspires through strong visual messaging. “I create earnestly from the core to build a better life for myself and others,” explained Young. When I asked my mother what I was like as a child, she said that […]

Philosopher Charles W. Mills, who cut his academic teeth in Canada, dies at 70

Philosopher Charles W. Mills, who cut his academic teeth in Canada, dies at 70

A London native of Jamaican parentage who grew up in Jamaica Charles W. Mills, a social and political philosopher who sought to rethink Western liberalism, arguing that white supremacy undergirded the modern world and that philosophy had ignored fundamental issues of race and justice, died Sept. 20 at a care center in Evanston, Ill. He […]

Jesse Jones to host Canada’s Bachelor in Paradise

Jesse Jones to host Canada’s Bachelor in Paradise

Jesse Jones, who was born in Canada to Jamaican parents Allen and Denice Jones, became the first Black host of the hit series that hit the airways last Sunday on CityTV where the 26 Romantic Hopefuls singles will strut their stuff. The show is filmed at Lakeside Love Nest for the inaugural season of Bachelor […]

University of West Indies one of the best universities in the world  

University of West Indies one of the best universities in the world   

The University of the West Indies (UWI) now stands in the top 1.5 per cent of universities in the world, up from three per cent in the prior year. The UWI revealed that the Times Higher Education (THE) ranking system results for 2022, released in early September, show that The UWI moved up  94 places. […]

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