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Toronto Carnival 2019

Samuel Engelking

Dream Carnival's inaugural year was far from smooth, but bandleader Brittany Dardaine delivered a solid experience at the Grand Parade Read more

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Toronto Carnival 2019

Samuel Engelking

Torontonians filled the streets to celebrate the 52nd annual Caribbean culture festival Read more

Culture

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Frank Fieber

Soca royalty, trap karaoke, a Sean Paul pool party – here’s where you should be Read more

Features

As the annual festival introduces a non-competing category for the first time, Brittany Dardaine’s Dream Carnival has sparked debate around evolving traditions Read more

Culture

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Samuel Engelking

The founder of everyBODYplayahmas will march in the Grand Parade as an official representative of this year's festival Read more

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Photos by Samuel Engelking

As carnival culture spreads globally, local costume designers are using technology to rekindle interest in old traditions Read more

Culture

Rad Simonpillai talks about his own connection with Caribbean Carnival and more on Metro Morning! Read more

NOW in the media

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Samuel Engelking

A look at the colourful performers during Caribana weekend Read more

News

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Shantal Otchere

Inside Carnival Nationz mas camp warehouse on Dynamic Drive in Scarborough, dozens of volunteers painstakingly glue and stitch together themed costumes that will be worn at this weekend's grand parade Read more

News

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Samuel Engelking

Toronto’s carnival made good on some of its early promise to deliver social initiatives, but 50 years on it has never lived up to its euphoric possibilities to tangibly benefit the Black and Caribbean communities Read more

News

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Peeks Toronto Caribbean Carnival

Caribana weekend means a ton of parties happening across the city. These ones should not be missed Read more

Life

A look back at how a one-time event produced as a tribute to Canada's growing West Indian diaspora grew into one of the largest cultural celebrations in the country Read more

News

Dalton Higgins picks the best of the dozens of eclectic can't-miss concerts and parties Read more

Music

Win a pair of all access-passes to Daylight: Machel Montano live on July 31st at Sound Academy! Read more

Music

The Jerk Spot's festival: looks great, tastes less so Read more

Food & Drink

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Steven Davey

Keep the party going at these hot and spicy Caribbean restos Read more

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Michael Watier

Kensington gets a French Caribbean kick with Le Ti Colibri Read more

Food & Drink

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Steven Davey

Making it clear on the Danforth. Read more

Food & Drink