‘ No time to cut seniors care’ – Ontario Premier

‘ No time to cut seniors care’ – Ontario Premier

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne  told a convention of long- term care and retirement home professionals in Etobicoke  yesterday that her government will “invest in care – not cuts.” “ All told, we’re investing more than $3.3 billion over the next three years to improve care for our seniors,” she said. Speaking at the “Together We Care” […]

‘Pack your Georgie bundle and go,’Barbados minister tells interfering diplomats

‘Pack your Georgie bundle and go,’Barbados  minister tells interfering diplomats

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – In a scathing response to comments by Canada’s High Commissioner to Barbados Marie Legault, a  Barbados Government minister said that foreign diplomats who show bias in their positions on Barbadian politics should be asked to leave the country immediately. Speaking at the Democratic Labour Party (DLP) branch meeting at Lester Vaughan Secondary […]

Comedian John Agitation dies at 90

Comedian John Agitation dies at 90

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad -The  popular Trinidadian  comedian and storyteller Ramdeen Ramjattan, better known as  John Agitation, died at hospital in Trinidad on Monday. He was  90. Ramjattan was  reported to have been ailing for some time. He  died hours after he was taken to hospital. Ramjattan contested and won the Guaico-Cumuto seat in the […]

‘The Eyes of God’ deliver a message

‘The Eyes of God’ deliver a message

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad – After a hiatus spanning several years, mas’ icon Peter Minshall  is back on the Trinidad Carnival scene. Minshall, well known internationally for his spectacular and  sometimes macabre presentations, is producing The Eyes of God for Trinidad Carnival 2018. It’s a sailor band that will be accompanied by the Exodus steelband. […]

Man jailed for racially assaulting Raheem Sterling

Man  jailed  for racially assaulting Raheem Sterling

MANCHESTER,  England  -A convicted football hooligan has been jailed for 16 weeks after he admitted racially assaulting Manchester City and England footballer Raheem Sterling. Karl Anderson, 29, of  Manchester who pleaded guilty to racially aggravated common assault in the Manchester and Salford Magistrates’ Court last week, was also ordered  to pay one hundred pounds in […]

Tear-jerk stories at Jobs of the Future Youth Summit

Tear-jerk stories at Jobs of the Future Youth Summit

The Hilton Toronto on 145 Richmond Street West, opened its doors to Toronto youths last Saturday, for the inaugural Jobs of the Future Youth Summit. The event was put on by the government of Ontario, in conjunction with the Jr Economic Club. It was an all-day affair, commencing at 8:30 am and culminating at 4:00 […]

Mississauga doctor found to have been engaged in sexual abuse

Mississauga doctor found to have been engaged in sexual abuse

The  Discipline  Committee of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario last week found that Dr.Wycliffe  Baird, a Kittian-born general practitioner  based in  Mississauga, committed an act of professional misconduct “in that he engaged in sexual abuse of a patient.” The  Committee also found that he engaged in  conduct or an act or omission […]

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