A new name for an old park

A new name for an old park

Should it be called Santo Domingo Baseball Park? Or just Caledonia Park? Well, a growing  numbers of people in Toronto who play  baseball and  take part in other community activities in Caledonia Park, want to rename it ” Santo Domingo Baseball Park.” Community  activist  Luis Feliz Cambumbo who hails from the Dominican Republic and  like […]

Canada Soccer names roster for Women’s U-20 Championship in Trinidad-Tobago

Canada Soccer names roster for Women’s U-20 Championship in Trinidad-Tobago

Canada Soccer has named the 20 players who will represent Canada at the CONCACAF U-20 Women’s Championship in Trinidad and Tobago, which serves as the qualification tournament for the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup France 2018 to be held later in the year. The tournament running from  January 17 to  January 28 will see Canada, […]

Whitby MP to receive Madiba Award

Whitby MP  to receive Madiba Award

Grenada-born Celina Caesar-Chavannes, MP for the riding of Whitby, will receive the Madiba Award at the 11th Annual Durham Black History Month Celebration in Ajax, Ontario on February 3. (The  term Madiba signifies respect  and endearment and is one of the names by which Nelson Mandela was affectionately known.) The Award honours a leader of […]

Are we under-estimating racism in Canada?

Do Canadians think of any countries as “shithole” countries? Why do so many of us keep harping on the proposition that Canadians are far less racist than Americans? In a recent bipartisan meeting held to discuss US immigration reform, President Donald Trump is reported to have wondered aloud: “why are we having all these people […]

Letter from the Publisher

Letter from the Publisher

At the beginning of this New Year, as we approach the 28th anniversary  of  your favourite community newspaper, I would like to say thanks to our faithful readers, advertisers and contributors and to let you know of our  exciting plans to make The Caribbean Camera more relevant to the needs of our  community. First of […]

Canadian singer cuts ties with H&M over racist ad

Canadian singer cuts ties with H&M over racist ad

Canadian pop singer The Weeknd (Abel Tesfaye) says he is cutting his ties with  H&M over the fast fashion retailer’s racist ad which has sparked international outrage. The Toronto-born rhythm and blues performer who twice  teamed up with H&M and performed at  its Spring 2017 fashion  show, said he was “deeply offended” by the picture […]

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