Time for action to deal with perennial problems

Congratulations are in order to carnival bandleader Louis  Ronald Saldenah, mas’ man extraordinaire, who copped the “Band of the Year” title at the Peeks Toronto Caribbean carnival 2018. Louis Saldenah has now won the title 19 times – an achievement of which another notable bandleader, his father, the late Harold Saldenah, would have been justly […]

We need action to end gun violence

Editorial We need action to end gun violence One can only imagine the intense emotional pain and deep agony being experienced by the families of Julianna Kozis and Reese Fallon. Kozis,  ten, and 18-year-old Fallon were killed last Sunday in Toronto’s Greektown on Danforth Avenue in a deadly shooting rampage. The shooter, 29-year-old Faisal Hussain, also […]

The U.S. must stop meddling in the internal affairs of its southern neighbours

By Carlton Joseph The last few weeks we have witnessed the implementation of the racist and irresponsible Immigration policy of the administration of United States President Donald Trump.  This zero tolerance policy has resulted in thousands of Central American migrants either being detained at the border, or children separated from their parents, or parents returned […]

The U.S. must stop meddling in the internal affairs of its southern neighbours

By Carlton Joseph The last few weeks we have witnessed the implementation of the racist and irresponsible Immigration policy of the administration of United States President Donald Trump.  This zero tolerance policy has resulted in thousands of Central American migrants either being detained at the border, or children separated from their parents, or parents returned […]

Will one million dollars be enough?

If you ‘re a newcomer to Toronto and were in close vicinity of Nathan Phillips Square around noon on Tuesday, you may have  thought that you were  in  the Caribbean. The music onstage in the  Square was unmistakably Caribbean and there were masqueraders  showing off  the artistry of  carnival. But yes, you were still in […]

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