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Protesters Focus On Policing In Toronto Too

By Neil Armstrong Pride Contributing Writer TORONTO, Ontario – A protest held outside the U.S. consulate in Toronto last week to show solidary for the family of black teenager, 18-year-old Michael Brown of Ferguson, Missouri, in the wake of the ...

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Conference To Examine Leadership In Black Canada

By Neil Armstrong Pride Contributing Writer The James R. Johnston Chair, Canada’s national research chair in Black Canadian Studies, housed at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, will host the 2nd Biennial Black Canadian Studies Association Conference on Community, Empowerment ...

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Humanitarians Celebrated For Supporting Haiti

Humanitarians Celebrated For Supporting Haiti

Photo above (left to right): Antoine Derose, Sankofa Juba, Maggie Barnfield, Rosemary Sadlier and John Barnfield. By Neil Armstrong Pride Contributing Writer TORONTO, Ontario – Three people were recently honoured for their humanitarian work to help improve the lives of ...

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Royal Bank Of Canada Pulls Out Of Caribbean Wealth Market

TORONTO, Ontario, CMC – The Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) has decided to exit its wealth management business in the Caribbean, resulting in hundreds of layoffs, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) has reported. It said that the Caribbean move, which ...

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Canadian Nationals On Drug Charges In St. Lucia

CASTRIES, St. Lucia, CMC – A court here has sentenced a Canadian man to a one year jail term after he pleaded guilty to charges of possession of a controlled drug and possession with intention to export. The court, in ...

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Black History-makers’ Legacy Engraved On Benches

Black History-makers’ Legacy Engraved On Benches

Photo above: Sitting on the newly-unveiled benches in Ontario Square, Harboufront Centre are, left-right: Vernon Eccles (representing Ayanna Black), Margaret Gittens (representing Charles & Hetty Roach), Earl La Pierre Jr. of Afropan Steelband, Pamela Appelt, Sandra Whiting, Austin Clarke, George Randolph, ...

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Guyana-born CLC President Wants Feds To Expand CPP

Guyana-born CLC President Wants Feds To Expand CPP

Photo above: Guyana-born Canadian Labour Congress President, Hassan Yussuf, at meeting. Photo courtesy of CLC. By Neil Armstrong Pride Contributing Writer TORONTO, Ontario – The Canadian Labour Congress is calling on the federal government to double Canadian Pension Plan (CPP) ...

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