Sunday, May 26, 2019

Tag: Canada

Canadian Hockey Player Leaves Match Early In...

A Canadian hockey player says he was forced to leave the ice in the middle of a game last week after he could no...

Report on Police Violence Against Black People...

  When Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau told a woman heckler that “your racism has no place here,” it turns out he was wrong. The...

$10 Banknote Featuring Viola Desmond, the Rosa...

A Canadian banknote featuring the face of a Black woman who was thrown out of a whites-only movie theater seven decades ago is set...

Toke off! Marijuana is set to Become...

DELTA, British Columbia (AP) — Mat Beren and his friends used to drive by the vast greenhouses of southern British Columbia and joke about...

Toronto Lawmakers Want to Review Special Investigations...

Toronto Black Lives Matter protesters have forced city officials to investigate the alleged racist behavior of the province's Special Investigations Unit. The SIU has been...

Global Racism: Activists Call Foul as Toronto...

A Canadian police officer allegedly used racial profiling in apprehending Andrew Loku, a 45-year-old Toronto Black man. The officer remains unnamed after the Special Investigations Unit announced...

“Ninth Floor” Documentary Recalls Canada’s Hidden Legacy...

An American commentator once said that Canada is like the United States, except without the bullsh*t. However, “Ninth Floor,” a documentary from independent Canadian...

Is “All Lives Matter” the New Coded...

Is the slogan “All Lives Matter” the tool for closet racists who seek to denigrate the Black Lives Matter movement and want it to...

Marley Coffee Expands Distribution to Canada

KINGSTON, Jamaica -- Marley Coffee has inked a deal with one of the largest independent coffee and tea manufacturers in North America — RealCup...

Don Lemon Takes on Black Writer for...

  CNN’s Don Lemon brought on an unusual guest Saturday: a Black writer who wrote a column titled, “Why I hate being a black man.” Orville Lloyd Douglas explained to...

Poverty in Uganda Leads to Human Trafficking,...

An estimated 250 Ugandans annually end up stranded abroad with human trafficking rings, a police report says. Ugandan youths are trafficked to countries like China,...

Canada Joining Brazilian-Led Peacekeeping Mission in Haiti

A small platoon of 34 Canadian soldiers are about to join a peacekeeping operation in Haiti, under the command of Brazilian forces, in a...

Despite Shadow of Debt, Jamaica Basks in...

The International Monetary Fund has granted Jamaica a much-needed economic lifeline. In return, the island - one of the most indebted countries in the...

Montreal: The North American Alternative to Europe

If you’re looking for a unique European experience but can’t afford a flight from North America, Montreal in Canada is just up your alley....

Little-Known Kootenay Lake, Offers Some of North...

Ski enthusiasts looking for someplace new and exciting may want to take a serious look at the Kootenay Lake region of British Columbia, Canada....

Iranian Media Photoshops Michelle Obama’s Oscar Gown

An Iranian state news agency aired doctored images of Michelle Obama in its coverage of the Academy Awards, altering a shot of the first...

UN Picks Canadian as Haiti Mission Chief

Canadian Nigel Fisher has been named the Acting Special Representative in Haiti for the United Nations, and will lead the U.N. Stabilization Mission there....

Daurene Lewis, First Black Woman Mayor in...

The first black woman to become a mayor in Canada has died. Daurene Lewis passed away Saturday morning in hospital from an undisclosed illness. She...

Toronto’s Shangri-La Hotel: Bliss, Delight And Peace

The definition Shangri-La: 1. An imaginary remote paradise on earth; utopia. 2. any place of complete bliss, delight and peace (source: online dictionary) The Shangri-La Hotel Toronto is...