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West Can Children Recital on April 30

Contact Staff On April 30, the community will have another highlight moment when West Can Folk Performing Company stages their Children Recital. The always sold-out event is usually jammed packed with excitement  as the young drummers and singers  go through their paces with  youthful zest and enthusiasm. The annual event is a showcase of  what they  have learnt and practiced over the  course of the last which started last September  and they are always excited to show off to relatives and friends. The children who will be on show range in age between three and 12 years. This year the …

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Black Women Rising

Montreal’s First Black women wellness summit Contact Staff Ultimately, the goal is to empower Black women and put into motion a process of individual growth, collective awareness and community building. Organizers of the upcoming Black women’s wellness summit that takes place in Montreal on May 6,  are also hoping to use the event to bring together Black women of different age groups and different places of origin. “Our goal is to try to remove the fear, mistrust and other obstacles that keep us from moving forward both as individuals and as a group,” says Kassandra Kernisan, on of the driving …

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Carifiesta bands ready for the Road

Contact Staff Preparations for Carifiesta  2017 continues at a hectic pace as mas bands  dive into their fundraising routine and start putting pieces of the costumes together. Several  of the bands including  Carnival Freaks and Frienz  have already launched their 2017 presentations and are now busy encouraging Montrealers to get involved in what is expected to be a grand parade on St. Catherine Street on July 8. Carnival Freaks- Jab day with Lavaman Apr 30 They will kick off the celebration early with an all day J’ouvert Day fete with Grenada’s effervescent Lavaman for the army of Jab Jab lovers …

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West Can Children Recital on April 30

Contact Staff On April 30, the community will have another highlight moment when West Can Folk Performing Company stages their Children Recital. The always sold-out event is usually jammed packed with excitement  as the young drummers and singers  go through their paces with  youthful zest and enthusiasm. The annual event is a showcase of  what they  have learnt and practiced over the  course of the last which started last September  and they are always excited to show off to relatives and friends. The children who will be on show range in age between three and 12 years. This year the …

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Black Women Rising

Montreal’s First Black women wellness summit Contact Staff Ultimately, the goal is to empower Black women and put into motion a process of individual growth, collective awareness and community building. Organizers of the upcoming Black women’s wellness summit that takes place in Montreal on May 6,  are also hoping to use the event to bring together Black women of different age groups and different places of origin. “Our goal is to try to remove the fear, mistrust and other obstacles that keep us from moving forward both as individuals and as a group,” says Kassandra Kernisan, on of the driving …

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Carifiesta bands ready for the Road

Contact Staff Preparations for Carifiesta  2017 continues at a hectic pace as mas bands  dive into their fundraising routine and start putting pieces of the costumes together. Several  of the bands including  Carnival Freaks and Frienz  have already launched their 2017 presentations and are now busy encouraging Montrealers to get involved in what is expected to be a grand parade on St. Catherine Street on July 8. Carnival Freaks- Jab day with Lavaman Apr 30 They will kick off the celebration early with an all day J’ouvert Day fete with Grenada’s effervescent Lavaman for the army of Jab Jab lovers …

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Caribe Patties.com open and ready to sell

Contact Staff With the recent opening of  Caribe Patties.Com at  410  St Jacques,  residents of  Ville St. Pierre and surrounding areas now  have a patty outlet  offering them the best of the delightful little snack ,  which  has become a favorite in the city. Owners are welcoming new clients to pass and try a free patty over the next week as they introduce themselves to their neighbours and nearby residents. They say they also prepared to delivered large orders. The new outlet is situated not far from the Belle Province Restaurant and the Car Wash in the area of the …

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IT’S NOT SUCH A WONDERFUL WORLD

The problem is uncivilized nations and people with funny names who continue to test the established international status quo. They invariably elicit the wrath of the “civilized nations” of the world. In 1967, jazz great Louis Armstrong recorded a song “What A Wonderful World.” Over the years that song has been featured in several movie soundtracks and TV programs, and has also been covered by various recording artists. Occasionally, it can be heard on radio. It goes without saying that the lyrics of “What A Wonderful World” are not only beautiful, but also meaningful, making it easy on the ears. …

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You Need To Check Yourself

The only way that you’ll know if you need to change something about yourself is if you take a good look at yourself. You have to look within to see what needs to change. No man was ever so much deceived by another as by himself. [F. Greville] Self-assessment is the process of looking at oneself in order to identify who you are, what motivates you, what you need and what you may need to change, etc. Many times we are not fully aware of how we behave or how we present ourselves to others. When you decide to start …

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