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Behind the Scenes at Toronto's Scotiabank Caribbean Festival Special

Toronto - For years the Scotiabank Caribbean Festival Parade has put the city in a party mood that lasts for days. The festivities bring a bit of the Islands during the eight-hour parade. That party atmosphere takes months of prep behind the scenes to pull off.

Scotiabank Toronto Caribbean Carnival Junior Parade launch Special

Toronto - On July 20th the Scotiabank Toronto Caribbean Carnival Junior Parade will take place at Downsview Park. The family event is just one of many during the month of July that celebrates Caribbean Mas culture. This one could be considered the most important.

Toronto gets ready for 46th Scotiabank Caribbean Carnival Special

Toronto - It's almost time for Toronto's biggest and most colourful party, Scotiabank Caribbean Carnival. This year the carnival will run from July 9 to August 4 with activities that everyone can enjoy.

Toronto leader Charles Roach dead at 78

Toronto - One of the most devoted civil rights leaders in Toronto has died. Charles Roach, 78, passed away from brain cancer in Toronto yesterday.

In Photos: Caribbean Carnival sizzles Toronto Special

Toronto - The sights and sounds of the Caribbean sizzled into town Tuesday for the annual kick-off to the Scotiabank Caribbean Carnival. A million people are expected to take part in the festivities, which will certainly transform Toronto into the Caribbean.

Meet the tiny dancers of Scotiabank Caribbean's Junior Carnival Special

Toronto - On July 21st Toronto's Downview Park will be alive with tiny feet dancing the calypso beat and playing Mas as the Junior Carnival and Family Day of this year's Scotiabank Caribben Carnival.

Toronto's Caribbean Carnival shooting victims named

Toronto - Ontario's Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has released the name of the man killed during the Caribana Parade on Saturday evening in Toronto as Kevin Murray, 30-years-old of Ajax. A post mortem was conducted on him in Toronto yesterday.

Toronto Pauses for Caribbean Carnival Special

Toronto - Despite the big success of Caribbean Carnival's first staging at Exhibition Place on Saturday in Toronto, there were people who thought something was missing in the event.

Three shot at Toronto Caribbean Carnival

Toronto - A man is dead and a woman is in critical condition after shots rang out near the end of the Toronto Caribbean Carnival Parade.

Officials 'jump it up' for the launch of Toronto Caribbean fest Special

Toronto - City and provincial officials helped welcome the launch of the newly-named Toronto Caribbean Carnival, formerly known as Caribana, Tuesday at Nathan Phillips Square City Hall. Organizers and officials urged everyone to "jump it up."

Op-Ed: Toronto Caribana festivities might be canceled due to city's civic strike

Caribana, a festival that brings in about a million people to Toronto, may have some of this year's events canceled because of the city worker's strike. The event makes money for the city. It's time to take a stand -- let's fire the city workers Toronto.

Op-Ed: Time To Feel Like An Ant, It's Caribana Weekend In Toronto

It's time again for the Caribana invasion in Toronto. Living on the waterfront we residents know this is not the weekend to have plans to move quickly through the city. The TTC tries to move people swiftly, but those in cars make that impossible.
 

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Part of the huge number of spectators in one reviewing deck at Exhibition Place.
Part of the huge number of spectators in one reviewing deck at Exhibition Place.
Some of the dancers eagerly pose for this shot.
Some of the dancers eagerly pose for this shot.
It s time to get ready for Scotiabank s Caribbean Festive 2013
It's time to get ready for Scotiabank's Caribbean Festive 2013
It s time to get ready for Scotiabank s Caribbean Festive 2013
It's time to get ready for Scotiabank's Caribbean Festive 2013
Some of the costumes in this festival are truly amazing.
Some of the costumes in this festival are truly amazing.
A. daSilva Photography
Weir talking with Festival staff
Weir talking with Festival staff
Charles Roach at Junior Caribana preview  2012
Charles Roach at Junior Caribana preview, 2012
It s time to get ready for Scotiabank s Caribbean Festive 2013
It's time to get ready for Scotiabank's Caribbean Festive 2013
It s time to get ready for Scotiabank s Caribbean Festive 2013
It's time to get ready for Scotiabank's Caribbean Festive 2013
ScotiaBank Caibbean Carnival
ScotiaBank Caibbean Carnival
The faces of the Scotiabank Caribbean Festival Parade
The faces of the Scotiabank Caribbean Festival Parade
It s time to get ready for Scotiabank s Caribbean Festive 2013
It's time to get ready for Scotiabank's Caribbean Festive 2013

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