May 12, 2021

Do I need a tourist visa to visit Canada in 2021?

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Canada has been a dream country for people all over the world. It is a country where people would like to settle down and live the rest of their lives. In addition, the country is one of the best places in the world to go and visit as a tourist. So when you intend to […]

Canada Driving Guide 2021

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Drive through the world’s second-largest country, Canada. Drive your own car and have worry-free travel with an international driving permit and this travel guide. By Lisa Brown January 21, 2021 INTRODUCTION Driving in Canada may seem the same as driving in the United States of America. After all, they’re such close neighbors you would think […]

Canada scales up its support to PAHO in its COVID-19 response in the Caribbean

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Government of Canada contributes an additional CAN$1.2 million to PAHO aimed at providing essential equipment and supplies in the Bahamas, Belize, Guyana, Jamaica, Suriname and Trinidad and Tobago.   Washington, D.C., March 29, 2021 (PAHO) — The Government of Canada announced it would contribute CAN$1,200,000 (approximately USD$950,000) to support the efforts of the Pan American Health […]

Canada’s ‘huge’ and ‘remarkable’ immigration offer to Hongkongers is partly political, partly pragmatic

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The open work permit scheme for recent graduates represents one of the most generous and unfettered Canadian immigration programmes in memory, experts say Canada vows national security convictions will not impede applicants, as an international contest for Hong Kong talent emerges, framed in humanitarian terms By Ian Young in Vancouver From SCMP A family of Hong […]

The UWI and Canada’s Brock University launch joint Institute for Canada-Caribbean Affairs.

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The UWI Regional Headquarters Jamaica. Wednesday, 19 February 2020. It was an historic event at the Regional Headquarters of The University of the West Indies (The UWI) on February 17, 2020 when The UWI and Canada’s Brock University finally launched a joint institute to promote, transform, and upgrade two hundred years of solid relations that […]

Cayman: The Matrixx wins 2019 Pirates Week Song Competition

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[George Town, Grand Cayman, ] – The Pirates Week Festival Office along with the Tourism Attraction Board, Ministry of Culture and the Cayman Music and Entertainers Association is proud to announce the winners of the 2019 National Song Competition. Taking first place and the $5000 cash prize at Saturday’s event (9th November) is The Matrixx […]

Don Cherry: Canadian hockey pundit fired for poppy rant

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From BBC Prominent Canadian ice hockey commentator Don Cherry has been fired for controversial comments on new immigrants and Remembrance Day poppies. Cherry complained on-air this weekend that he rarely sees people he believes to be newcomers wearing the symbol. His remarks prompted widespread condemnation from the hockey world. On Monday, the Sportsnet network said […]

U.S. men’s soccer team loses to Canada for the first time since 1985

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By Ian Harrison AP From Baltimore Sun The U.S. men’s soccer team lost to Canada for the first time in 34 years, allowing second-half goals to Alphonso Davis and Lucas Cavallini in a 2-0 defeat Tuesday night in the CONCACAF Nations League. A little over two years after the Americans failed to qualify for the […]

Travel advisory: Government of Canada warns of ‘state of emergency’ in Jamaica

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By Elana Shepert From Vancouver Is Awesome The Government of Canada has updated the emergency status for Jamaica on a travel advisory due to a continued high level of violent crime. The Jamaican government has declared a state of emergency effective until October 19, 2019 for Clarendon parish and St Catherine parish. Further, a state […]

USA vs. Cuba, CONCACAF Nations League group stage: Scouting Cuba

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By Parker Cleveland From Syars and Stripes FC The USA takes on an enigma shrouded in mystery and possibly counter-intelligence The United States Men’s National Team will kick off in Group A of the CONCACAF Nations League tomorrow against Cuba. Coming into the game, Cuba has lost all five of its competitive matches in 2019 having dropped […]