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Pride News Magazine Publisher’s Mother Passes On

Pride News Magazine Publisher’s Mother Passes On

COBOURG, Ontario — Last Thursday night, at about 10 minutes before midnight, Matilda Elma Van Cooten, 98, died, peacefully, in her sleep, of natural causes. She lived at the Streamway Villa nursing home in Cobourg, Ontario, at the time of ...

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TD Bank Unveils Signature Black History Month Events

TD Bank Unveils Signature Black History Month Events

  Photo above is a group shot from the TD Black History Month Series Launch Media Day: Left to right — Alan Convery of TD; Wondagurl from Wondagurl Beats; Fabienne Colas from the Toronto Black Film Festival; Jully Black, R&B Songstress; Entertainer, ...

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Canada Providing Funds For Guyana’s Local Government Polls

GEORGETOWN, Guyana CMC – Canada, on Monday, signed an agreement with the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM), providing CDN$20,000 (One Canada dollar = US$0.68 cents) for purchasing equipment to be used in the local government elections, last held here on August ...

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Guyana-born Female PhD Student Wins Caribbean Studies Scholarship

Guyana-born Female PhD Student Wins Caribbean Studies Scholarship

Photo above: Left-right: Dionne Brand, Savitri Persaud, recipient of the Grace and David Taylor Graduate Scholarship in Caribbean Studies, and Patrick Taylor, Professor of Humanities and of Social and Political Thought, York University. Photo credit: Neil Armstrong. By Neil Armstrong ...

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Some Events In Toronto For The Christmas Holidays

By Neil Armstrong PRIDE Contributing Writer Christmas Carols seem to be everywhere — on radio, television, online, and in shopping centres – and apart from the usual Christmas concerts and church services, there is a lot more that Toronto has ...

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PM Appoints Three African Canadian MPs As Parliamentary Secretaries

PM Appoints Three African Canadian MPs As Parliamentary Secretaries

Photo above is of Grenada-born Caesar-Chavannes. By Michael Van Cooten PRIDE Publisher/Editor OTTAWA, Ontario — Last Wednesday, Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, appointed 35 Parliamentary Secretaries, including three African Canadians — Whitby Member of Parliament, Celina Caesar-Chavannes; Emmanuel Dubourg, MP for ...

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