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Youth with sickle cell encouraged to persevere despite odds

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Marsha Wilson (left) and Judy Grandison (right) flank scholarship recipient Ayanna Joseph-Stanis

Just after being promoted to Sergeant in 1996, Peter Sloly received a call from then Staff Inspector Keith Forde requesting assistance with the organization of police security for the annual Camp Jumoke walk-a-thon at Nathan Phill
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Activists mark anniversary of hunger strike by detainees

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Eight of 21 migrants arrested by border agents in North York traffic checks have been deported from Canada as activists marked the first anniversary of a hunger strike by detainees at a Lindsay jail.
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Jamaica names new high commissioner to C’da

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Janice Miller

The daughter of a former Guyana government minister and clergyman is Jamaica’s high commissioner-designate to Canada.
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Barbados needs the financial support of nationals-Stuart

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Barbados PM Freundel Stuart

While acknowledging that nationals in Canada and the rest of the Diaspora have been a significant source of sustenance for Barbados over the years, the island’s Prime Minister, Freundel Stuart, is asking that they dig deeper in
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United Achievers Club of Brampton honours scholars

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James Tulloch

A leading Canadian human capital development specialist shared some of the approaches she has used in her personal and professional life to achieve excellence with this year’s United Achievers Club of Brampton (UACB) scholarship
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JCA recognizes students for excellence

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Darnell Dobson (left), Morgan Jackson, Jason Harrison & Natale Ingram

A’s and B’s have filled 17-year-old Kayla McLaughlin’s report card since elementary school.
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Anti-racism activists recognized by UARR

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Lloyd McKell

As she prepares to step down as the province’s human rights commission’s chief commissioner, Barbara Hall is concerned that a few nagging issues, including anti-Black racism and unfair treatment of Aboriginals in Ontario, cont
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JAMPRO executive promotes benefits of filming in Jamaica

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Carole Beckford

New Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO) creative industries manager and film commissioner, Carole Beckford, was in the city last week to network at the annual Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) and promote the National
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Ex T.O. cop to join Jamaica investigative body

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Dave McLeod

A former senior Toronto police officer is set to join Jamaica’s Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM), which has the statutory mandate to conduct independent investigations to determine whether a criminal offence to
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Lekan Olawoye seeks to provide change in Ward 12

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Lekan Olawoye

With municipal elections just five weeks away, Lekan Olawoye is confident he can unseat Frank Di Giorgio in York South-Weston.
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