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New Carey-Thompson painting reflects ‘Humanity’

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Artist Thelma Carey-Thompson

Inspired by a meeting nearly four decades ago with former Sierra Leone ambassador to Washington, John Akar, who embraced humanity, local artist Thelma Carey-Thompson has created a painting titled “Humanity” in his memory.
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Milestone achievement for B’dos organization

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Barbados' Consul General Haynesley Benn and BOCC scholarship recipient Dayna Adams

Thirty years in the life of a community organization is an achievement worth celebrating.
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Complaint against OPP/CBSA collusion to be filed this week

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A complaint into the rounding up of 21 migrants by border agents working with the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and Ministry of Transportation agents will likely be filed this week to the Ombudsman of Ontario, activists say.
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Mykel Henry-Wright ‘lived life to the fullest’

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Mykel Henry-Wright

More than $6,000 has been raised to help the grieving family of a young man who was killed with his girlfriend when the motorcycle they were riding on crashed in Mississauga last week.
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Brampton municipal candidate seeks to make a difference

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Garnett Manning

Jamaican-born Garnett Manning is seeking to return to the political arena.
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Film exploring Canadian cricket history to be launched this weekend

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Stephen Young-Chin

There was a time when cricket – not hockey – was Canada’s national sport.
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Ajax councillor turns hobby into scholarship fundraiser

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Inclement weather last Saturday morning was not going to deter Darren Baptiste from participating for the first time in the seventh annual “Ajax Ride 4 Youth” event organized by Ajax councillor, Renrick Ashby.
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Dominican-born Cardinal pays visit to the GTA

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St. Lucia's consul general Michael Willius  and Frances DelSol present a plaque to Cardinal Kelvin Felix

The first cardinal from the English-speaking Caribbean was in the Greater Toronto Area recently visiting family members and reconnecting with old acquaintances.
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Toronto filmmakers participate in UN panel on slave trade

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Roy Anderson, Maher Nasser and Lou Gossett Jr.

Two Toronto filmmakers and a York University academic are focusing this year on movies about the slave trade rather than the red carpet at the Toronto International Film Festival.
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Family, friends help Lillian Marshall mark 90th birthday

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Lillian Marshall celebrates her 90th birthday with relatives.

Family means a lot to Lillian Marshall.
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