Soca overload for T&T Carnival 2023
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Soca overload for T&T Carnival 2023

This article is my second wave of Carnival updates as Trinidad and Tobago and the world prepares for “The Mother Of All Carnivals,” which takes place February 20th &...

“… And Then Comes Rock Steady”
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“… And Then Comes Rock Steady”

As we enter Black History Month for 2023, we continue to examine the evolution of popular music in Jamaica. In the last edition of The Community Contact, we looked...

Getting Ready For The  “Mother of All Carnivals”
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Getting Ready For The “Mother of All Carnivals”

We have been blessed with another year to be the best version of ourselves. According to the Chinese Zodiac, the Year of 2023 is the Year of the Rabbit,...

Much Respect to The Black Man… The Black Stalin
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Much Respect to The Black Man… The Black Stalin

Let me first and foremost wish all the Community Contact readers and Soca and Reggae lovers a Happy, Prosperous and Healthy New year. As most of us are fortunate...

Obituaries Jan 6, 2022
Obituaries

Obituaries Jan 6, 2022

Catherine Clemencia JOSEPH 1952 - 2022 Our community lost a loyal and dedicated supporter and worker with the passing of Catherine Joseph in early December 2022, after a courageous...

An Apology and Positioning Concordia University for a future free of institutionalized racism
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An Apology and Positioning Concordia University for a future free of institutionalized racism

“Today, we must recognize how institutional racism manifests itself, not just historically, but in the current reality of our education systems, including higher education.” The words of Graham Carr,...

Culture stalwart Nato is 80
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Culture stalwart Nato is 80

He is Neville Millett Brown but almost everyone calls him Nato, a nickname he acquired in his native Trinidad for no real reason. Here in Montreal where he has...

Tobago carnival was rainy but nice
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Tobago carnival was rainy but nice

Finally, Tobago got its own Carnival. Most of us know that when attending Trinidad carnival, Tobago has been widely known as a cool-down spot on Ash Wednesday. You may...

Triniboi Joocie had Voice UK audiences jumping. Celebrate the light of Diwali
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Triniboi Joocie had Voice UK audiences jumping. Celebrate the light of Diwali

The end of the summer is not the end of the world. Good things continue into October as Soca artist Triniboi Joocie brings soca to The Voice UK, and...

Meet Montrealer Zaire Odle: golf is his game
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Meet Montrealer Zaire Odle: golf is his game

Zaire Odle carries the weight of expectations well. You see, big things are expected of the 21-year-old Montreal golfer who recently turned pro and has his eyes set on...