BLACKS IN THE NEWS
Monday, 02 February 2015 00:00 Written by Administrator
In observance of Black History Month, this February, the Jamaica National Building Society’s Toronto Representative Office will host its annual Black History Month Essay Competition for high school students in the Greater Toronto Area.
Monday, 15 December 2014 00:00 Written by Camille Dundas
Canada's Criminal Code currently requires judges to impose a mandatory three year minimum sentence on a first-time offender who has been found in possession of a loaded restricted firearm, such as a handgun or sawed-off shotgun.
Hundreds of protestors in Toronto marched in solidarity with the thousands across the border against the recent police shootings of unarmed Black men such as Michael Brown and Eric Garner. The event was organized by Black Lives Matter Toronto.
Tuesday, 25 November 2014 00:00 Written by Administrator
Prominent Toronto promoter Michael Charles passed away peacefully in his home on Friday November 21, 2014 after a two year bout with GIST, a rare form of stomach cancer.
Sunday, 26 October 2014 00:00 Written by Administrator
Toronto's municipal election is on October 27th. Ryan O'Neil Knight is running for Brampton Trustee for the Peel School Board in Wards 3 and 4. He answered these questions from our editorial team.
Friday, 24 October 2014 00:00 Written by Administrator
Toronto's municipal election is on October 27th. Crystal Mark is running for city councillor in Mississauga's Ward 5. She answered these questions from our editorial team.
Two Time Gemini Award Winning Actor Clé Bennett To Play R. Kelly In Lifetime's Original Movie, Aaliyah: The Princess of R&BThursday, 23 October 2014 00:00 Written by Administrator
Two time Gemini award winning actor Clé Bennett takes on the role of R. Kelly in Lifetime's Original Movie, "Aaliyah: The Princess of R&B" premiering November 15, 8/7C.
Wednesday, 22 October 2014 00:00 Written by Administrator
Leader of the Parliamentary Opposition in Jamaica and former Prime Minister, Mr Andrew Holness, will headline the 11th series of the “Outlook for the Future” meetings, to be held in New York, in the United States of America; and Toronto, Canada on October 21 and 23, respectively.
Monday, 20 October 2014 00:00 Written by Administrator
Standing at six feet four inches tall, Mark Sparks captured the hotly pursued title of Mr. Caribbean International at the thirteenth annual staging of the competition held on Saturday October 11, 2014.
Saturday, 18 October 2014 00:00 Written by Administrator
Ottawa's municipal election is on October 27th. Francesca D'Ambrosio is running for city councillor in Ottawa's Beacon Hill - Cyrville ward. She answered these questions from our editorial team.