And Then There Was Ska…
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And Then There Was Ska…

In the last issue of The Montreal Community Contact, I examined the origins of Jamaica’s first popular music, Mento… The Calypso Of Yard, so to speak. It gives us...

Caribbean man who changed Canada’s exclusionary immigration laws
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Caribbean man who changed Canada’s exclusionary immigration laws

Donald Willard Moore (1891-1994), was a community leader and civil rights activist who fought to change Canada’s exclusionary immigration laws. Donald Moore was born at Lodge Hill, St. Michael’s...

They are a credit  to our community
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They are a credit to our community

Nompumelelo Moyo (LJI) and Egbert Gaye Audley Coley, Kirk Gayle and Brian Smith have become well known in our community just by their but they have also made their...

Before dancehall, reggae, rock steady and ska, there was mento…
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Before dancehall, reggae, rock steady and ska, there was mento…

When legendary crooner Harry Belafonte went into the studio to record his landmark multi-platinum selling RCA album “Calypso” in 1956, his goal was to introduce North-American audiences to Jamaican...

New board at J’ca Assoc. of Montreal
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New board at J’ca Assoc. of Montreal

On Saturday, December 10, members of the Jamaica Association of Montreal elected their board members to guide the association through the 2022-23 term. The newly elected board includes, Clyde...

Miller continues to drive Valentino’s forward
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Miller continues to drive Valentino’s forward

Nestled at the corner of Sherbrooke and Girouard street sits Valentino’s Beauty Supply Store. It boasts of being one of the oldest Black owned businesses in Montreal. There, Montrealers...

Youth Energized for Christ at MWCOGOP
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Youth Energized for Christ at MWCOGOP

Sister Sandra Anderson of the Montreal West Church of God of Prophecy says that a dream from God birthed the vision of the Youth Energized for Christ Ministry. Speaking...

Obituaries Dec 2, 2022
Obituaries

Obituaries Dec 2, 2022

Celebration the life of Geoffrey Allen With heavy hearts we announce the passing of Geoffrey Allen. Geoffrey leaves behind siblings, children, grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Funeral...

Dancehall artist Spice opens Up About Her Recent ‘Medical Scare’ Jamaica bans music and TV glorifying crime.
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Dancehall artist Spice opens Up About Her Recent ‘Medical Scare’ Jamaica bans music and TV glorifying crime.

There has been talks that International Dancehall artist Spice, whose real name is Grace Hamilton, suffered health issues after surgery in the Dominican Republic, but now she is speaking...

Obituaries Nov 18, 2022
Obituaries

Obituaries Nov 18, 2022

Eugene “Aunt Gene” Pennycooke (nee Roberts) January 29th, 1931 – November 4th, 2022 It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Eugene Pennycooke, in Montreal, on...