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, […]

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 […]

Two bites at the electoral cherry in 2018

“What’s in it for us?” is the standard question that so many communities and business groups ask themselves in the run-up to the municipal and provincial elections that are scheduled for this year 2018. Torontonians will be doing themselves a great disservice if they consider that they are simply choosing between John Tory and Doug […]

Canada revokes Venezuelan diplomats’ credentials

Canada revokes Venezuelan diplomats’ credentials

OTTAWA – Canada is moving to expel a Venezuelan diplomat from the country and strip his credentials in retaliation after his Canadian counterpart was kicked out of the South American nation. The latest developments come after months of sanctions and criticism by Canada against Venezuela, which led to the crisis-ridden country declaring Canada’s charge d’affaires […]

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