Tag Archive: Carnival Bands

A mother speaks – Trinidad Guardian


Trinidad Guardian
A mother speaks
Trinidad Guardian
The news of Greaves’ death spread like wildfire with local newspapers carrying the headline: “Trini Shot dead in Toronto, Canada”—the country in which he resided with his family at the time of his passing. Finding out a loved one has passed is never Visiting T&T for a month, this certified social worker hopes to meet with the relevant organisations and government officials to implement her programme locally.
“We must become cognisant of the struggles of young people and we must do all in our power to give them hope,” she admonished.

Former Toronto Asantefuohene Passes Away – GhanaWeb

Former Toronto Asantefuohene Passes Away
GhanaWeb
He was the 2nd Asantefuohene of Toronto from 1986 to 1988. It was during his reign as the Asantefuohene of Toronto that the Ashanti Canadian Cultural Group participated in the Caribana festival, now known as Scotiabank Toronto Caribbean Carnival,  

‘Double D’ plans Carnival cultural exchange – Trinidad Guardian

‘Double D’ plans Carnival cultural exchange
Trinidad Guardian
This is just the second year that De Nu Image Kallaloo is hitting the streets on Carnival day, but Durham intends to take his masqueraders to popular carnivals in Miami, Atlanta, Brooklyn (Labour Day), Toronto (Caribana) and London. 

Three honoured locally for Black History Month – Oshawa Express


Oshawa Express
Three honoured locally for Black History Month
Oshawa Express
Russell Charter, Pastor Kevin Cole amd Lyril Browne are three local residents who share one common trait.

They are dedicated to spreading culture and equality in the community, making Durham a multicultural mecca where education and diversity thrive.

According to Club Carib, Charter took a group of ‘masqueraders’ to Toronto’s Caribana for the first time in 1979, and their group emerged as band of the year in the competition. He served for two terms as president of Club Carib and has since attained  

Boca Toronto Support Group 2012 Trip to Grenada – Grenadian Connection

Boca Toronto Support Group 2012 Trip to Grenada
Grenadian Connection
The Boca Toronto Support Group will be visiting the Spice Isle of Grenada in August 2012 and you’re invited! From August 9th – 23rd; Come and be part of the fun and festivities! Keep in mind that you won’t be missing Caribana, you’ll be there for  

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