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Jamaican Woman Urgently Needs Stem Cell Donor

Jamaican Woman Urgently Needs Stem Cell Donor

By Neil Armstrong Pride Contributing Writer TORONTO, Ontario – A Jamaican Canadian woman who urgently needs a stem cell transplant is urging the Jamaican/Caribbean community, especially young men (women not excluded) between the ages of 17 and 35 to become ...

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Canadian Businessman Released From Cuban Prison

TORONTO, Canada CMC – A Canadian businessman who was serving a lengthy prison sentence in Cuba for corruption has been abruptly expelled, bringing to an end an ordeal in which he was first held without charges and then sentenced to ...

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Canada Issues Health Travel Notice To The Caribbean

OTTAWA, Canada CMC – The Public Health Agency of Canada has issued a public health notice to nationals travelling to the Caribbean in the wake of the outbreak of the chikungunya virus. “The Public Health Agency of Canada recommends that ...

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Historian Says Emancipation Is Not Complete

Historian Says Emancipation Is Not Complete

By Neil Armstrong Pride Contributing Writer TORONTO, Ontario – Historian, Afua Cooper, says the history of slavery can be used for empowerment but acknowledged that some people want to engage in historical amnesia because they are uncomfortable about the past. ...

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Pan Am Games Organizers Seek Thousands Of Volunteers

By Neil Armstrong Pride Contributing Writer TORONTO, Ontario – The organizing committee of the TORONTO 2015 Pan American/Parapan American Games (TO2015) is getting set to announce in April a massive recruitment of 20,000 volunteers for the event. Saäd Rafi, the ...

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Two Prominent Black Canadians Invested With Order Of Ontario

Two Prominent Black Canadians Invested With Order Of Ontario

By Neil Armstrong Pride Contributing Writer Two Black Canadians who created some “firsts” in their careers are among 25 extraordinary Ontarians appointed to the Order of Ontario, the province’s highest official honour. George E. Carter, one of Canada’s first Black ...

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