October 21, 2020
Mark Brown from the Coalition of Black Trade Unionists (CBTU) explains the history and struggles of black workers in Canada and the purpose of the CBTU.
September 25, 2020
We spoke with Yolanda Mclean, Diversity Vice-President, Racialized Workers for The Canadian Union of Public Employees, Canada’s largest union who tells us about her own experience with racism and how her union helped her to get justice in the workplace.
September 23, 2020
We speak with Andria Babbington, Vice President, of the Toronto & York Region Labour Council about why she saw the need not just to be a member of a union but to be a leader in the movement.
September 15, 2020
We chat with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 353 Business Manager Steven Martin about the benefits and opportunities that come with being a member of their union. We also speak with Kimoy Francique, a 15-year journeyperson who is also a fire alarm technician about her journey in the trades. ABOUT IBEW Local 353
September 15, 2020
We speak with Symone Walters from Toronto Community Benefits Network about their Nex Gen Builders Program which connects youth from Black, Indigenous, and newcomer communities, who are in the process of preparing for work or who have been recently employed as apprentices or professionals in the construction industry with people from their respective communities who
September 14, 2020
We visit the District Carpenters Council of Ontario Woodbridge Training Facility where we talk to Local 27 Business and Diversity Rep Chris Campbell about working in the trades. About District Carpenters Council of Ontario Local 27 Carpenters Local 27 is a progressive Local with over 8,600 members working on a variety of projects and job
September 13, 2020
Yolanda McLean of the Coalition of Black Trade Unionists Canada explains to us the importance of celebrating Labour Day ABOUT CBTU Canada The Coalition of Black Trade Unionists (Ontario), Canada is an affiliated Chapter of the Coalition of Black Trade Unionists (International) (“Ontario Chapter”). The Ontario Chapter consists of members from International and National unions
September 6, 2020
Wickedness increase when we speak with Aston Barrett Jr, son of the Aston Barrett of the Mighty Wailers. As the new leader of the Legendary Wailers, we talk about their new single “One World One Prayer” featuring Shaggy, Skip Marley, Cedella Marley and Farruko. This amazing single is produced by Grammy-Winning Producer Emilio Estefan This songs’ message is something that is needed
September 1, 2020
We spoke with Anthony Bailey a cannabis entrepreneur who is building a new-age empire in Jamaica.
May 30, 2020
We have a candid conversation with Daniel Maveneka, Principal and Jonathan Hood, Director of Outreach for Ontario Online schools about how their school offers senior high school credit courses including some special ones that are needed in these current times. They offer an accredited Ontario high school curriculum. Their multicultural team is to provide affordable
May 30, 2020
We speak with Judy Grandison; President of Camp Jumoke, a special camp for children living with Sickle Cell Disease. Since 1994, Camp Jumoke has been a special place for children living with Sickle Cell Disease (SCD). We have sent well over 600 Canadian children to summer camp. For the families, the cost of camp represents
April 29, 2020
The Soul Journey is an initiative of the Black Education Awareness Committee of the Children’s Aid Society of Toronto. The committee is composed of staff, volunteers, and foster parents that aim to provide educational and cultural awareness opportunities for African Black Caribbean Canadian youth in care.
April 18, 2020
We got a chance to meet Dr. Juliet Daniel who was an award winner at the UWI Alumni Gala in Toronto. Not only is she is a leading professor in cancer research, she is also the inventor of the Kaiso Gene which is helping with the fight to find a cure for cancer.
January 19, 2020
We got to experience the local way of life in San Nicolas City where we attended Island Fest. This event takes place in the heart of the San Nicolas City where the sun rises and the most spectacular murals are visible. We welcome all visitors to fully explore the night with live music, spectacular historical
September 16, 2019
We chat with Aruba Carnival Road piece Champion; Jairo Grant, who was sponsored by Digicel.
August 10, 2019
We visit The Blue Nile Falls is a waterfall on the Blue Nile river in Ethiopia. It is known as Tis Abay in Amharic, meaning “great smoke.” It is situated on the upper course of the river, about 30 km downstream from the town of Bahir Dar and Lake Tana.
June 9, 2019
Author, Activist and Entrepreneur – Freeway Ricky Ross discusses how he won his case, the 3 strikes rule, Mass Incarceration for Non-Violent Drug Offences, Transferable Skills and the growing Cannabis industry in Jamaica at Canex Jamaica; Montego Bay with Alain P. Arthur; host of Caribbean Vibrations TV.
May 8, 2019
We speak with Dr. Hance Clarke of the Rouge Valley Hyperbaric Medical Centre who tells us about the purpose of the clinic and why he got into medicine and in particular pain medicine.
April 15, 2019
The One Happy Island of Aruba, together with thousands of extraordinary participants and tourists celebrated the 65th Carnival Anniversary in a classy and majestic form. A total of 14 Carnival groups presented the most animated, elegant and luxurious parade ever seen on the island. Check out our recap of Aruba’s 65th Carnival! Enjoy Aruba’s 65th
February 3, 2019
We join Educator and Motivational Speaker Karl Subban as he works with Gates of Edgehill Homes to help further the educational efforts of Bosocbel Primary School, in St. Mary, Jamaica.
December 5, 2018
We attended the 10th anniversary of Fresh Start for Youth Services created by Officer Rod Chung.
November 17, 2018
We spoke with Shirley Thompson who is an English composer, conductor, and violinist of Jamaican descent. With her New Nation Rising, A 21st Century Symphony, composed in 2002 and debuted in 2004, Thompson became the first woman in Europe to have composed and conducted a symphony within the past 40 years.
November 3, 2018
We attend Creole Day in the nature island of Domininca where we learn about Creole Culture and why the beautiful ladies wear the Wob Dwiyet.
November 1, 2018
Caribbean Vibrations TV visits Marcus Garvey Park in New York City for it’s annual Antigua Day Celebrations. This is the largest festival of its kind in North America catering to over 10,000 Antiguan natives and descendants.
October 27, 2018
We jump up for Carnival Tuesday in St. Vincent with Digicel Nelson Bloc!
September 29, 2018
We show you some of the behind the scenes of our trip to Ethiopia. We have some amazing scenes that did not make it to our TV episode.
September 8, 2018
Our host Alain sits down with Dutch Caribbean TV producer Uka Marchena. They speak about the unique culture, tradtions and interesting facts that makes up the Happy Island of Aruba.
June 1, 2018
We spoke with Gerard Brown from Cafe D’Selecto about this great coffee and its connection to Haiti as well as its impact on the Haitian economy.
February 8, 2018
We got a chance to take the Underground Railroad which happens every year since 2013 to celebrate the Emancipation of Slavery in Ontario. We gathered at Union Station to take in a traditional African Wedding. We then rode the train and took a long moment of silence to reflect and celebrate the resilience of the
April 16, 2017
While at the Barbados Food & Rum Festival we had to attend the world famous Oistins Fish Fry.
April 16, 2017
The Concorde Museum in Barbados the perfect backdrop for an amazing of Rum Tasting and Food Pairing during the Food & Rum Festival.
March 26, 2017
We attend in the launch of the retired NBA All-Star Player Jamaal Magloire Foundation.
March 26, 2017
We attended the RBC Whitby Black History Month & Diversity Celebration where we got to meet and talk with some amazing people including from Parallel Painting – Kurt Welch RBC Whitby Donna May-Garcia, and Business Owner Kenroy Wilson.
February 5, 2017
This week on Caribbean Vibrations as part of black history month we recap some scenes from trail blazers who create black history everyday of the year.
January 18, 2017
At the Ontario Black History Month Society Luncheon, we spoke with the first black and longest serving Black Senator in North America The Honourable Anne Cools.
January 18, 2017
We speak with Anita Johnson-Patty from the Bahamas Tourist Board about the various beauties that are The Islands of The Bahamas
January 9, 2017
Caribbean Vibrations TV speaks with the owners of Real County Sugar Cane Products in Kingston, Jamaica. These sugar cane products are Diabetic friendly!