Queen Elizabeth II: A pillar in the face of discontent
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Queen Elizabeth II: A pillar in the face of discontent

Elizabeth II, reigned for 70 years as Queen of the United Kingdom, Canada and the Commonwealth. When she died at 96 years old on Thursday, September 8, the long...

Jamaican seasonal workers complain  about abusive conditions on Canadian farms
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Jamaican seasonal workers complain about abusive conditions on Canadian farms

Seasonal agricultural workers from Jamaica are complaining about inhuman working conditions on Canadian farms. The complaints outlined in a letter sent to Jamaica’s minister of labour and social security...

Jamaica 60th Cake Cutting
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Jamaica 60th Cake Cutting

On Sunday, August 7, a specially invited group of Montrealers gathered at the Jamaica Association of Montreal for the cake-cutting ceremony to mark the 60th Anniversary of Independence of...

UNIA: Rooted in the Past, Eyes on the Future
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UNIA: Rooted in the Past, Eyes on the Future

The United Negro Improvement Association (Montreal Chapter 334) was launched in 1919 by The Honourable Marcus Mosiah Garvey, will take a step forward in its rebuilding process when it...

Montreal gearing up for Jamaica’s 60th celebrations
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Montreal gearing up for Jamaica’s 60th celebrations

On the weekend of August 6-7,Montrealers will join Jamaicans around the world in the celebration of the nation’s 60th anniversary of Independence. The Jamaica Association of Montreal is in...

WHO WANTS TO BE A BILLIONAIRE ?
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WHO WANTS TO BE A BILLIONAIRE ?

A few days ago I walked into my Bank of Montreal Branch and there I noticed on the electronic advertising board, an invitation to Black entrepreneurs to come in...

Jamaica and Jamaicans celebrate on Aug. 6
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Jamaica and Jamaicans celebrate on Aug. 6

On August 6, Jamaicans around the world will be celebrating. For the 2.9 million Jamaicans at home and the 1.8 million in the Diaspora, the day will mark Jamaica’s...

Obituary June 28, 2022
Obituaries

Obituary June 28, 2022

Remembering Uriah Jackson August 18, 1955 – July 1, 2017 My Angel how I miss you so. I think of you everyday The pain of losing you is always...

Father Jim served Montreal well
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Father Jim served Montreal well

Thirty-eight years ago when Archdeacon James W. Bennett introduced himself to Montrealers on the pulpit of St. Paul’s Anglican Church in Cote des Neiges, the Black and Caribbean community...

Summer in the City 2022
Community News

Summer in the City 2022

Faybee’s at McKenzie Park on June 24 The Saint Jean Baptiste (Quebec’s national day) celebration is a day for many in our community to get outdoors and enjoy some...