WEST INDIAN RHYTHMS 30 YEARS AND HOLDING
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WEST INDIAN RHYTHMS 30 YEARS AND HOLDING

“My name is Susan Elrington and I have a problem that maybe you can help me solve.” An unexpected phone call on a bright summer day in 1986 changed...

Healthcare and Education Workers Unite in Demands  for Fair Wages and Better Working Conditions
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Healthcare and Education Workers Unite in Demands for Fair Wages and Better Working Conditions

Quebec is bracing for a significant escalation in labor strikes as public sector workers, deeply frustrated with the provincial government’s handling of wage and working conditions, are preparing for...

Shakeel Phinn: Fighting the Good Fight
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Shakeel Phinn: Fighting the Good Fight

From his collegiate boxing days to navigating the challenges of a global pandemic and embracing fatherhood, Shakeel Phinn has continued to evolve, both as a boxer and as an...

Impact of rising cost of living on Canadians
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Impact of rising cost of living on Canadians

Nompumelelo Moyo (LJI) As we approach the festive season, typically a period marked by gatherings and celebration, Canadians are grappling with a stark reality where the escalating cost of...

Carol Bernard presents – Noel Gospel
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Carol Bernard presents – Noel Gospel

Carol Bernard, the visionary founder behind both the Jireh Gospel Choir and the Montreal Gospel Choir, has been orchestrating a harmonious revolution in the realm of gospel music for...

The Ebb of Globalization – Real or Imagined?
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The Ebb of Globalization – Real or Imagined?

Has the world reached peak globalization? Many of us can remember when the peak oil debate was raging in the 2000s. There were predictions that global oil production would...

Khan Bouba Dalambaye:  A man on a mission
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Khan Bouba Dalambaye: A man on a mission

Nompumelelo Moyo (LJI) According to World Health Organisation (WHO) the rise in social media use and COVID 19 pandemic have been implicated in mental health issues. CONTACT talks to...

20 YEARS OF BRINGING THE BLUES
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20 YEARS OF BRINGING THE BLUES

By Meaghan Darlow The West Island Blues Festival wrapped up its trio of 2023 events with a free outdoor concert on Saturday, September 9 in Pointe-Claire Village. The crowd...

Stakeholders Respond Carifiesta Cancellation
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Stakeholders Respond Carifiesta Cancellation

“Shock and disappointment,” is the prevailing sentiment among masquerade bandleaders following the announcement by the City of Montreal that the Caribbean Festivities Association (CCFA) will not be funded for...

THE ROOTS OF THE WIDENING WEALTH-GAP
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THE ROOTS OF THE WIDENING WEALTH-GAP

Dr. Alwin Spence As good citizens, it has been drilled in our ears, and we believe it, that hard work will bring you and yours the stability we all...