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The following are events happening in Montreal.


Night of elegance
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Where Friendship and Elegance Thrived

Contact Staff Friendship was front and centre as a roomful of Montrealers enjoyed another Night of Elegance with fine dining, entertainment and tributes at the Plaza Voltaire inside the Crown Plaza Hotel on Cote de Liesse on Saturday, February 4. The event, now in its 7th year, has become a February staple celebrating both Valentine’s Day and Black History Month. This year, organizer Judy LaMotte and her team once again recognized several individuals with the Friendship Award, including Rosie Phillip founder of Atlantic Driving School, Huglette McKnickle of Hands of Blessing Salon, Tran of Fleuriste Lotus Blanc, Roger Abraham and …

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About Vybz Kartel and The Sting

We remember Anand Yankarran and Fluxy First and foremost I would like to wish all the Community CONTACT readers a Happy and prosperous New Year. Struggles and heartaches are required in order to survive in life, because in order to stand up, you gotta know what falling down is like. The transition from 2016 to 2017 hasn’t been an easy road for everyone, but better days are ahead. November 2016, dancehall artiste Vybz Kartel, whose real name is Adidja Palmer, was transferred from the Horizon Adult Remand Centre to the Maximum Security Prison Tower Street Adult Correctional Centre. Kartel has …

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Lodge Brothers New Years Wish

At the beautifully decorated hall of St. Jean Brebeuf Church in  LaSalle  was the settings for the Lodge Brothers New Years Eve celebration.  And they were joined by a nice cross-section of Montrealers as they partied all night to the sweet music  from DJ Cupid Love and a lasting supply of good food and drinks. The organization extends best wishes to friends and supporters for 2017.

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Celebrating 2017 with Music and Fine Dining

                      Contact STAFF Across the community, 2017 was ushered  in with  gatherings small and large as friends and family celebrated at homes and reception-halls where several grand new years events were held. At Hampton Inn on the west island, organizers Best Bite Catering and the St. Vincent and the Grenadines Association of Montreal, boasted a full-house of  New Year’s Eve revelers who revelled  to music of DJ Nicholas,  Ottawa’s DJ Phoenix  and New York’s DJ Dr. Shaker, Dj 20/20 along with local  songstress Aralune and feasted on an adventure of …

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Westmount SDA: A Delightful Celebration

Contact Staff The Social Committee of the Westmount Seventh Day church had a packed hall at the Holiday Inn on Cote de Liesse for their annual Christmas Party on Sunday, December 11. ‘Twas indeed a joyous occasion as a lineup of wondrous performers, most of them coming from churches around Montreal, and all delivering heart-warming performances in song and dance. All of it happened under the masterful guidance of Pastor Dorothy Clarke who served as master of ceremonies. The posted star of the evening was Stephan Noel, who charmed his way into the hearts of the audience with his slick …

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Much Fun at Lodge Brothers’ Christmas Party

It was a day of family fun at the annual Christmas Party put on by the Lodge Brothers on Saturday, December 10, at the Walkley Centre in NDG. The gift table was packed and the restive kids had their parents and keepers busy all afternoon while DJ Cupid Love kept the music pumping. There was a lot of dancing, plenty snacks and refreshments, and by the time Santa arrived the kids were ready for him. Everyone went home with a gift. Lodge Brothers want to thank the families who participated, also their supporters and all who donated to make the …

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Santa brought treats at Hilltoppers Party

Contact Staff Santa Claus was at the Forest Village Chalet in Dollard des Ormeaux on Saturday, December 10, and as expected there was a full house of excited kids there to see what he had in that bag for them. Of course, he had a list, which he checked twice and found that all the kids were nice, so no one left disappointed. Lots of toys to go around and lots of treats for all to enjoy. It’s always like that at the Hilltoppers Sports and Cultural Club annual Children Christmas party. A big “thank-you” goes out to Santa (Emery …

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Barbados 50th Recognized by NDG-Cote-des-Neiges

On the evening of December 6, several Bajan officials were on hand to witness the Borough of Cote-des-Neiges-Notre-Dame-de-Grace council adopt a motion to congratulate Barbados and extend “best wishes” to Montrealers of Bajan heritage on the celebration of the nation’s 50th Anniversary of Independence. The motion was moved by Marvin Rotrand, city councilor for Snowdon and seconded by Borough Mayor Russell Copeman. It was adopted unanimously. And a copy of this resolution was sent to Yvonne V. Walkes, high commissioner of Barbados in Ottawa. On hand to witness the occasion were Dr. Myrna Lashley, honorary consul of Barbados, Gus Hollingsworth, …

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An Evening of Celebration at MCSO

Contact Staff On Saturday, November 12, members and supporters of the Montreal Cultural and Social Organization (MCSO) gathered at the association’s hall on Newman Avenue in LaSalle to celebrate its 39th anniversary. It was a packed house with members of supporting organizations journeying from the United States for the celebration. The featured address was delivered by Egbert Gaye, managing editor of the CONTACT who spoke about the move towards community viability. Representatives of the Jamaica Progressive League of Hartford and the New Britain Social Club of Connecticut delivered a message of support and fellowship to the officers and members of …

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DJ Princess Chow follows in her father’s footsteps

As the talented Dj Princess Chow makes her way to Montreal on Saturday, December17, it’s a good time to shine the spotlight on two close friends who have distinguished themselves as Trinidad’s legendary and foundational Dj: Production Sounds and Dj King Chow, now based in New York city. I would assume that Montreal is aware of both Dj Production Sounds and Dj King Chow since Production Sounds is my father, and King Chow is no stranger to our city. Recently, my father Production Sounds was awarded a plaque by both Howie Tee and 104.7 More FM Radio for his musical …

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