Dr. Lucy Gilbert: acclaimed cancer researcher proud to be a role model
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Dr. Lucy Gilbert: acclaimed cancer researcher proud to be a role model

Today Dr. Lucy Gilbert stands at the top of her profession as one of the leading researchers in the field of gynecological cancers. Her focus on the early detection...

Nigerian DR. NGOZI  OKONJO-IWEALA heads the WTO
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Nigerian DR. NGOZI OKONJO-IWEALA heads the WTO

When she steps into the World Trade Organization (WTO) headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland on March 1, 2021, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala will do so as the first woman and the...

Montrealer inducted into prestigious fellowship
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Montrealer inducted into prestigious fellowship

Montreal born attorney Sandra Barton continues to make inroads on the legal circuit, hitting another career milestone when she was recently inducted as a Fellow of the American College...

A wonderful 100th Birthday  Celebration for  Mrs. Carmen Trimm Tremblay
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A wonderful 100th Birthday Celebration for Mrs. Carmen Trimm Tremblay

The centennial celebration of Carmen Trimm Tremblay was dampened a bit by COVID-19 but it couldn’t prevent a small group of family and friends including her daughter Claudette, grandchildren...

BLACK HISTORY 2021: SO WHAT DID YOU LEARN?
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BLACK HISTORY 2021: SO WHAT DID YOU LEARN?

So another Black History Month has been observed. Now, I don’t know if the correct term to describe the 28 or 29 days of BHM is “recognize”, “observe”, or...

Systemic racism: Living happily in denial
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Systemic racism: Living happily in denial

Whenever the issue of racism raises its head in this province, see how they run. That’s when Quebec Premier Francois Legault and his cohort of provincial politicians scamper to...

Canada government targets systemic racism with new Justice bill
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Canada government targets systemic racism with new Justice bill

The Liberal Party of Canada has introduced a bill it believes will help address systemic racism in the criminal justice system. If passed, Bill C-22 would amend the Criminal...

“A TASTE OF TEA” 2021 CELEBRATES “BLACK EXCELLENCE” VIRTUALLY Community News

“A TASTE OF TEA” 2021 CELEBRATES “BLACK EXCELLENCE” VIRTUALLY

By: Gemma Raeburn-Baynes Playmas Montreal Cultural Association will bring together tea enthusiasts and professionals for “A Taste of Tea”, the Caribbean Tea Party honoring five young Black women with...

Farmer Nappy’s Backyard Jam dominated  T&T’s  Virtual Carnival 2021
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Farmer Nappy’s Backyard Jam dominated T&T’s Virtual Carnival 2021

In keeping with my theme of 2021 being the year of “Gratitude & Appreciation” the pandemic forced live events and entertainment to go virtual, which may have change access...

Miracle Food Drive on Saturday, March 13 Church & Gospel

Miracle Food Drive on Saturday, March 13

Before the coronavirus pandemic, reports showed that at least 11% of Montreal households were experiencing food insecurity. With many out of work and others sick in hospital the numbers...