First Annual St. Lucia Day Festival in Toronto, July 22-23, 2017

TORONTO, ON – This summer Toronto will come alive with the sights, sounds and tastes of St. Lucia. The St Lucia Day Festival is the brainchild of Ross Cadasse, DJ Toxic and Candice Singh who have come together to produce this first annual event on July 22nd and 23rd July 2017. The festival will transform […]

Scarborough Progressive Cricket Club pledges support to C.D.O.A Christmas Event

The Scarborough Progressive Cricket Club has pledged increased sponsorship of the annual Children’s Christmas party produced by the Commonwealth of Dominica Ontario Association (C.D.O.A). Recently the C.D.O.A hosted its yearly family event for children of the Dominican diaspora in Toronto, at the Lawrence Heights Community Centre. Despite snowy conditions, the young patrons enjoyed free refreshments, […]

Jamaican captures trophy for first ever CWS Caribbean Christmas Cake Contest (Toronto)

President of CWS Camille Kerr with Corey Bryan, son of CWS 2016 Christmas Cake Contest winner, Valerie Bryan. Jamaican baker Valerie Bryan did her island proud and captured first place for her version of Caribbean Christmas cake, or “black cake”, at the first annual Caribbean Women’s Society (CWS) Christmas Cake competition. According to CWS President […]

Piton Noire Dominica

New Dominican Sci-Fi/Fantasy Writers Contest Launches Today The Piton Noire Dominica Sci-fi/Fantasy Writers Collective has launched a new contest for writers from the Commonwealth of Dominica and the diaspora. The Piton Noire Dominica Sci-Fi/Fantasy writers contest is open to all Dominicans ages 16 and up, to both first time writers and published authors. Stories must […]

Dominica’s Prime Minister urges Diaspora to “speak positively” of Nature isle.

Prime Minister of Dominica Hon. Roosevelt Skerrit, delivered an impassioned appeal to members of the Dominica-Canadian diaspora to speak positively of the island, to aid it’s promotion and development. The Prime Minister made his comments during his address at the 2016 Madame Wob Dwiyet Canada Cultural Show, which took place in Toronto recently. Prime.Minister Skerrit […]

Massacre Takes 2016 Madame of Madams Crown

Shani Haynes representing Massacre emerged triumphant out of a field of seven ladies to capture the ultimate prize – The Madame of Madams, in the 2016 Madame Wob Dwiyet Canada.Cultural Show. The position of 1st runner up was taken by Marcella Durand of Petite Soufriere while Fallon Lawrence of Roseau secured the 2nd runner up […]

Introducing the Houston Afro Creole Music Festival

Come October 1st and 2nd, the city of Houston, Texas will host the inaugural Houston Afro-Creole Music Festival, which promises to appeal to the city’s diverse population. The Afro Creole Fest will take place at the Hobby Event Center on Saturday October 1st, 2016 and will feature a mélange of creole sounds from the Caribbean […]

St. Joseph captures 2016 Ti Madame Canada Title

Abigail Pierre representing St. Joseph swept the special awards and won the title of 2016 Ti Madame Canada, at the Ti Madame Canada Cultural Pageant held recently in Toronto, Canada. The spot of 1st runner up was taken by Hannah Sodhi representing Grand Bay, while the 2nd runner up position was won by Isalina Delsol […]

“Ofurre” Designs wins 2016 AFW Student Designer Award

“Ofuure” Designs captures coveted Student Designer Award at 2016 African Fashion Week Photos: Justin Bennett Fashion designer Tehilah Abakasanga could barely contain her excitement on winning the Student Designer Competition held as part of the 2016 African Fashion Week (AFW) in Toronto, Canada recently. The fourth edition of AFW featured several haute couture events, showcasing […]

African Fashion Week Toronto

African Fashion Week Toronto (#AFWT2016) presented by the Fashion Ready Foundation Celebrates its 4th year inside Design Exchange August 18th – August 21st 2016 TORONTO, ON (July 29th, 2016) – Join us as we celebrate fashion, style, and diversity at the fourth edition of one of Toronto’s most anticipated fashion events, African Fashion Week Toronto […]