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  If you do not know by now, Carnival Chasing is a "thing" and it is growing every single year. Thousands of people island hop throughout the year to experience one carnival after another, from Trinidad to Jamaica, Hollywood, Bermuda, Bahamas, Cayman Islands, St. Vincent, Grenada, Berlin, UK and of course Toronto. However, we are just around the corner from what most would consider the 2nd most popular island Carnival, BARBADOS CROPOVER! Now given that Barbados is celebrating 50 strong years of independence, we have to give you a bit of history. Cropover has origins dating back to the 1780s...

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 Afrofest is a yearly tradition that was started in 1989 and has been growing in support year after year. However, this year felt different. No scratch that - this year was different! There was a need to support Afrofest 2016 because of the City's attempt to reduce it to 1 day due to noise level complaints and the resulting ensuing public outcry via online petitions and emails directly to Councillor McMahon, who oversees The Woodbine/Beaches area, and Mayor Tory. We personally wrote to Councillor McMahon expressing our concern. Below is an excerpt from that email: "Afrofest is one of the only festivals...

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Hey Clutch Peeps, If you are like us, then you are coming off a hectic and eventful long weekend in the beautiful city of Toronto. You know it is officially summer when Canada Day long weekend arrives and the TDOT provides a vast array of events that includes amazing food, great music, bright fireworks and even a large celebration in our nation's capital in Ottawa. This Canada Day, we were out and about taking in all the sights and sounds that this city has to offer and we had an amzing time. Here is our recap in case you missed...

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Hey Clutch Peeps, If you got the chance to go out this past weekend, there is a high chance you had a blast. The weather proved to provide the perfect atmosphere for many outdoor events that featured music, dance and food such as S.O.S Fest (Summer of Soca) and S.O.R. (Summer of Reggae), Bryson Tiller at Echo Beach and plenty other events and parties. However, there was one event that we happened to be a part of, and that is the Q in the Community debut in Toronto on June 5. Q in the Community is a popular media outlet...

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