La Petite Musical thrills again!

La Petite Musical thrills again!

A TrinBago Christmas was held last Sunday, to a full house at the Tropicana Center of Excellence in Scarborough. The evening’s program started with a segment titled Christmas Bacchanal that had songs like Christmas Coming, Caribbean Connection and Bottle and Spoon, which had a full narration of what is bacchanal. It then moved into a […]

16-year-old Leathers gets Archie Alleyne scholarship

16-year-old Leathers gets Archie Alleyne scholarship

By Lincoln DePradine A 16-year-old is the latest recipient of a bursary from the Archie Alleyne Scholarship Fund (AASF), which will help his pursuit of an already budding music career. William Leathers, whose favorite instrument is the piano, said he listens to various genres of music including classical, jazz, pop and reggae. “But the music […]

Jeffers calls for civilian oversight of Ontario Human Rights Commission

Jeffers  calls  for  civilian oversight  of  Ontario Human Rights Commission

Kenneth Jeffers, the lone Black member of the Toronto Police Service Board and longtime community  proactivist, is  calling on Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne to  establish a civilian oversight Board of  the Human Rights Commission with a standing sub-committee to address anti-Black racism issues. In a letter to Premier Wynn following a meeting last Thursday of  […]

Canada to fight crime with $328m

Canada to fight crime with $328m

The Canadian government will be spending C$327.6m over five years, in an effort to curb the increase in gun violence that is affecting the country. In addition, a further C$100m in new funding will be spent annually afterwards, to help support a variety of initiatives to reduce gun crime and criminal gang activities. This is […]

Canada announces major funding for reconstruction and climate resilience in the Caribbean region

Canada announces major funding for reconstruction and climate resilience in the Caribbean region

NEW YORK CITY, New York –Canada, at the Caribbean Community (CARICOM)/UN High-Level Pledging Conference in New York on Monday, pledged C$100 million to support reconstruction and climate resilience efforts in the Caribbean region over the next five years. The announcement was made by Celina Caesar-Chavannes, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of International Development. The Caribbean […]

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 […]

New Beginnings: The End of Global Entrepreneurship Week

New Beginnings: The End of Global Entrepreneurship Week

Anthony Joseph, Publisher-Editor of The Caribbean Camera has stressed the need for entrepreneurs in Caribbean Community to increase their presentence   among the ranks of strong Canadian companies.  Joseph also spoke of the need for the community to participate in and support events such as Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) with same enthusiasm as the do at […]

AFRICAN CANADIAN VETERANS CELEBRATED

AFRICAN CANADIAN VETERANS CELEBRATED

The inaugural African Canadian Veterans Gala launch on November 10, was a vibrant evening of veteran supporters inside the Toronto Plaza Hotel. The keynote speech by military veteran and author Emille Bryant commenced with an army roll of  Army, Navy , Airforce, Coast Guard and United States Air Force. Here is Emille’s Speech: One of […]

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