Café’s ‘menu’ leaves film fans satisfied

Café’s ‘menu’ leaves film fans satisfied

By Alicia Sealey Saidah Bada Talibah brought down the house on the first day of the 2014 Canadian Music Café last Monday. Of St. Kitts and Nevis heritage, and the daughter of acclaimed Canadian singer Salome Bey, singer/songwriter Saidah Baba Talibah says, “I’ve never composed music specifically for a project, but I would imagine that […]

Canadian citizenship: Apply now and vote later

The major changes made to Canada’s citizenship and immigration laws and policies in recent times pose serious dangers for immigrants and their families. Fortunately, there are two courses of action that need to be taken with some urgency, to secure one’s interest now and to punish the uncaring perpetrators of second-class citizenship and residency by […]

Media expose local misdeeds, miss others

Media expose local misdeeds, miss others The Canadian media are doing a superb job covering and uncovering stories that are crucial to the functioning of a democratic society. The Toronto Star has been brilliant following and exposing matters of local concern; none more so than the disgraceful mishandling by police of the G20 Summit in […]

Fewer snags in gaining citizenship

Fewer snags in gaining citizenship Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander says recent changes to the Strengthening Canadian Citizenship Act are already paying big dividends. In a press release, he says citizenship backlogs are at their lowest level in more than two years and applications are being processed more efficiently. The government’s overhaul of the […]

Our young Canadians:

Our young Canadians: Their sense of belonging and their agenda As we prepare to celebrate Canada Day next Thursday and as we move out of an election campaign into a “new” majority provincial government, the time seems right to ask our youth a few questions that are important for all of us. “What does it […]