The builders of the QBBE were driven by a commitment to education and community
Community News

The builders of the QBBE were driven by a commitment to education and community

There was a time when the Quebec education system was even less accommodating to Black students than it appears to be today. A time when many students coming to...

Casting an Anchor on Success
Community News

Casting an Anchor on Success

On Saturday April 23rd, fifty guests including family, friends, community leaders, entrepreneurs, investors and politicians, gathered in an industrial location on Beaubien West, to celebrate the Spring chapter of...

Tishina’s eyes on the Miss Universe Prize
Community News

Tishina’s eyes on the Miss Universe Prize

Rosie Awori (LJI) “Finally, the universe is giving value to black skin,” this was part of an Instagram post from Leila Lopes a former Miss Angola who bagged the...

Remembering Dr. Roopnarine Singh (Mr. Canada
Obituaries

Remembering Dr. Roopnarine Singh (Mr. Canada

Well known Montrealer Dr. Roopnarine Singh, an accomplished cardiologist snd founder of this city’s Canada Day Parade died at Etobicoke General Hospital, Ontario on March 12, 2022. He was...

Tough times for Blaxx and Jah Cure
Entertainment

Tough times for Blaxx and Jah Cure

Just when you think it can’t get any worse. Soca artist Blaxx is back in the hospital and Reggae Artist Jah Cure sentenced to six years in jail. And...

It’s Looking good for spring and summer events
Entertainment

It’s Looking good for spring and summer events

The watered down Trinidad & Tobago Carnival 2022 has come and gone. Now the question is: Is there gonna be a Toronto Caribana or Montreal Carifiesta this year? Fortunately,...

A big birthday celebration to Joe The Plumber
Special Features

A big birthday celebration to Joe The Plumber

Rosie Awori (LJI) & Egbert Gaye Only those who have really needed the services of a plumber can appreciate the value of Joseph Phillip to our community and on...

Soca Sessions and A Taste of Carnival 2022
Events

Soca Sessions and A Taste of Carnival 2022

Soca lovers around the world are excited to see Trinidad & Tobago Carnival returning in 2022. To compliment this great news Soca Sessions on CKUT 90.3fm will be showcasing...

Sonya Biddle was a cultural and political force Community News

Sonya Biddle was a cultural and political force

Rosie Awori (LJI) With the passing of Sonya Biddle on January 20, our community and Montreal lost a vibrant and engaging personality that stamped her name on the landscape...

Music For Black History Month
Entertainment

Music For Black History Month

As we now usher in the 2022 edition of Black History Month, I want to help you put together a soundtrack ( or uh, excuse me a “playlist” for...