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Incisive remarks

By Admin 11.05.2016

Dear Mr. Auguste: I read your comment on Toronto policing (Share, May 5, 2016) and I agree completely with your views. Back in 1972-1975 I spoke to the Toronto police on five occasions, attempting to alter how they were treating …

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‘My soul is lifted by courage’ of Black Lives Matter

By Admin 27.04.2016

Dear Editor: Please allow me the opportunity to openly express my support for the courageous and impressive young brothers and sisters of Black Lives Matter. As an older African (Black) man living in this city for decades, I have witnessed …

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Well-wishes for former deputy chief

By Admin 30.03.2016

Dear Editor: I read your comments about Peter Sloly’s recent accolade at the Jamaican Canadian Association last week. My sole regret is that I was unaware that he was to be honoured at the affair. While he had many appropriate …

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Treatment of Bolt colonialism’s legacy

By Admin 03.02.2016

Dear Editor: I agree with Ms. Watson’s statement. Name it. The ‘classism’ against Usain Bolt the ‘hostile reception’ after he rented a townhouse in pricey uptown Kingston, is racism. Racism within the same race. Legacy of colonialism. 2016! Anti Black …

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Problem is the make-up of police force

By Admin 27.01.2016

Dear Editor: I understand there are those who consider the budget the big police issue. I am somewhat disappointed those were the people to whom Sloly, supposedly the “progressive”, was speaking, when he got into some sort of conflict with …

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Allan Calvin Somersall

Dr. Allan Somersall
By Admin 31.12.2015

Visitation will be held at Glen Oaks Funeral Home (3164 Ninth Line, Oakville) on Wednesday, January 6 and Thursday, January 7 from 5-8 p.m.
A service of thanksgiving and celebration of Allan’s life will be held at Hammerson Hall, Living Arts Centre (4141 Living Arts Drive, Mississauga) on Friday, January 8 at 10 a.m.

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Cops need to be better educated

By Admin 04.11.2015

Dear Editor: Whether carding ends is a question of fact that will be determined in due course, but it is reasonable to take the Government of Ontario at its word that it wants the practice of carding to stop. I …

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Anti “small island” bias ?

By Admin 29.10.2015

Dear Editor: There are so many myths, misconceptions and plain misinformation bandied about in West Indies cricket it would take a book to correct them all. One of the most enduring myths of all, which has been perpetuated by Dr. …

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Nothing to discuss about carding

By Admin 02.09.2015

Dear Editor: Black people from all walks of life have a long history of meeting with different levels of government to advocate for the improvement in the quality of life of themselves and indeed, of disadvantaged groups generally. The objectives …

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Admission fee hurting carnival

By Admin 12.08.2015

Dear Editor: Another year of Toronto Carnival and I must say I was very disappointed. Not of the bands, the music or the beautiful costumes. Even the revision of the parade route was not all horrible. I was pretty confused …

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