Thursday November 22, 2012

Land for Sale by Owner at Riviere La Croix, Dominica

10.000sq ft of sloping land located at La Riviere LaCroix (A short distance from Canefield/Rogere) @ EC $6.00 per sq foot. All access road, access to all amenities including electricity, cable (no pipe borne water).

For more information or to setup an appointment for a visit. Call: 767-504-4996 Or email: landsale@senhouseconsulting.com

Three Bedroom House for Rent in Bath Estate

Brand new, fully furnished spacious three bedroom home available for temporary rent (6 months or less). Located ten minutes from Roseau in the Bath Estate community.

Includes open floor plan living room attached to a spacious eat-in kitchen. Three private bedrooms, plus hot water shower and bathtub.

Laundry is also available in the property. All you need to make your temporary stay a pleasant stay.

More information e-mail: medsenj@hotmail.com

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House for Sale in Morne Daniel

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Dominica Folk Dances on Display in New Jersey June 5

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Dominica Emerald Org. of NJ Mother's Day Event May 9

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Thursday, April 15, 2010

The Dominican.net Radio Streams Local News

The Dominican.net radio has started to stream local news and death announcements at 10:00 A.M and 9:00 P.M daily. This is a rebroadcast of news compliments DBS radio.

Go to www.thedominican.net/radioindex.html and click on the radio link if not connected automatically.

Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Announcement of Deaths in Dominica April 2010

Gertrude Henderson, age 62, of Bagatelle. She is survived by her children and other relatives.

Maudrie Isles nee Pacquette, age 80, of Trafalgar. She is survived by her children and other relatives.

Osmund Fontaine (Rabbit), age 47, of Grand Bay. He is survived by many relatives and friends.

Jane Ann Pascal, age 98 of Soufriere. She is survived by her son and other relatives and friends.

Sarah JnoBaptiste, age 29 of Riviere Cyrique. She is survived by her parents and other relatives.

Augustus Registe,(Ti Cote) age 46 of Fond Cole. He is survived by other family members and friends.

Johnson Irving Joseph (Joe Blow), age 26 of San Sauveur. He is survived by his parents, grand parents and other relatives and friends.

Marie Newmann age [ ], of Goodwill. She is survived by her children and other relatives and friends.

Diane Lewis, age 16, of Bellvue Chopin. She is survived by her parents, grand parents and other relatives and friends.

James Laudat, age 63 of La Plaine. He is survived by his wife, children and other relatives and friends.

Emanuel Adams (Reggae) age []. He is survived by his mother and other relatives and friends.

Claudia Agatha Robinson, age 83. She is survived by her children, grand children and other relatives and friends.

Elwin St Hilliare, age 85 of Grandbay. He is survived by many relatives and friends.

Elwin St Hilliare (ZoeZoeir), age 85of Grand Bay. He is survived by his children, grand children and other relatives and friends.

Jeffers Michael Labassiere (Canadian), age 53 of Pointe Michel. He is survived by his family and relatives.

Lana Harper Bannis, age 52 of Marigot. She is survived by her parents, children and other relatives and friends.

Alexandria McKenzie Casper, age 79 of Grand Fond. She is survived by her relatives and friends.

Mariette Issac, age 93 of Salisbury. She is survived by her children and other relatives and friends.

Felician Lewis Matthew, age [ ] of Morne Jaune. He is survived by his children and other relatives and was a former member of the Dominica Police Force.

Olive Issac, age 90 of Portsmouth. She is survived by her children and other relatives and friends.

Lucian Francisca Viville (Ma Peter), age 53 of Atkinson. SHe is survived by her husband, mother, children and other relatives.

Ernest Wendell Winston (Handlebar), age 23 of Canefield. He is survived by his parents, siblings and other relatives.

May Joseph nee Junkere, age 80 of Mereau. She is survived by her children and other relatives and friends.

Marie Maudrina Fontaine (Ma Fontaine), age 79 of Petite Soufriere. She is survived by her children and other relatives and friends.

Avril Wendy Shillingford, age [ ] of Bath Estate. She is survived by her family, friends and relatives.

Thursday, March 11, 2010

Announcement of Deaths in Dominica for March 2010

Mary Francois, age 39 of Paix Bouche. She is survived by her husband, parents, children and other relatives and friends.

Ann Wiltshire, age 89 of Castlebruce. She is survived by her children, grandchildren and other relatives and friends.

Antoine Defoe (Sukie), age 81 of St Joseph.She is survived by her children and other relatives.

Leah Delson nee Henry, age 97of Pichelin. She is survived by her children and other relatives.

Kinard Joseph Leatham, age 81of Grand Bay. He is survived by his wife, children, other relatives and friends.

Georges Issaih Paul (Sarbo), age 60 of Mahaut. He is survived by his wife, children, other relatives and friends.

Ellen Laurent nee Coipel, age 92 of Atkinson. She is survived by her children and other relatives and friends.

John James Henderson(Tortub), age 76 of Grand Bay. He is survived by his children, grand children and other relatives and friends.

Melanie Andrew (Uno), age 105 of Grand Bay. She is survived by her children, great great great grand children, relatives and friends.

Vitalize Bonnie, age 76 of Good Hope. He is survived by his wife and other relatives and friends.

Cynthia Harry, age 82 of Salisbury. She is survived by childreen and other relatives and friends.

Phidelia Rose Roberts, age 93 of Grand Bay.
She is survived by childreen and other relatives and friends.

Captain Cristopher Honore, age 73 of Woodfordhill. He is survived by his relatives and friends.

Van Dyke Connor, age 49 of Portsmouth. He is survived by his relatives and friends.

Ashley Francis, age 86 of Gutter Village. He is survived by his children, grand children and other relatives and friends.

Thomas Bruno (Tambe), age 62 of Warner. He is survived by his wife and other relatives and friends.

Jake Mesmai, age 80 of Soufriere. He is survived by his children and other relatives and friends.

Aldric Williams, age 84 of La Plaine. He is survived by his wife and other relatives and friends.

Emanuel Adams (Reggae), age [ ]. He is survived by his Mother, siblings and other relatives and friends.

McDonald Drigo (Shortoe), age 40 of Castle Bruce. He is survived by his children, siblings and other relatives.

Philbert George (Breer), age 79 of Grand Fond. He is survived by his wife, children, grand children and other relatives and friends.

Benoit Laville, age 70 (former member of the Canadian Mounted Police). He is survived by his children and other relatives and friends.

Leona Helen Abraham (Ma Joe), age [ ] of Canefield. She is survived by her husband, children, grandchildren and other relatives.

James K Henderson (Keva), age 81 of Elmshall. He is survived by his wife, children, grandchildren and other relatives and friends.

Clemence Toussaint (Tartie), age 84 of Good Hope. She is survived by her children and other relatives and friends.

Cynthia Harry (Mama), age 82 of Salisbury. She is survived by her children and other relatives and friends.

Lorna Gardier, age 72 of Giraudel. She is survived by her children and other relatives and friends.

Edith Johnson (Sister Judith), age 89 who died in South Africa. She is survived by her husband and other relatives and friends.

Isaac Augustine of Delices who died in the United States. He is survived by his children and other relatives

Marva Joseph, age 22 of Grand Bay. She is survived by her grandparents and other relatives.

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

OAS Scholarships for Academic Studies

THe Organization of American States (OAS) is announcing the opening of applications for academic scholarships mainly in the United States. Apllications are open to all OAS members including Dominica.

Click here for more information and Application Forms

Monday, February 8, 2010

Announcement of deaths in Dominica for February 2010

Seaford James Abraham, age 72 of St Joseph. He is survived by his children and other relatives and friends.

Givance James JnoBaptiste (Dyer), age 75 of Mahaut. He is survived by his children and other relatives and friends.

Francilia George, age 76 of Gitter Village. She is survived by her husband, children and other relatives and friends.

Magdalene Loblack, age 88 of Goodwill. She was the wife of Trade Unionist E C Loblack and is survived by her children, grand children, other relatives and friends.

Susan Baron (Raison), age [ ] of Petite Savanne. She is survived by her children and other relatives.

Dianna Joseph Baron (Aunty Di), age [ ] of Dublanc. She is survived by her children and other relatives.

Jones Cropper, age 70 of New Town. He is survived by his children and other relatives.

Nurse Maureen Bellot, age 66 of Massacre. She is survived by her husband, children, other relatives and friends.

Enoch Anthony (Nokee), age 88 of Woodfordhill. He is survived by his children, grand children and other relatives.

Theresa Carie Baron (Ma Baby), age 103 of Delices. She is survived by her children, grand children, other relatives and friends.

Hucksley Pierre, age 72 of Coulibistrie. He is survived by his children and other relatives and friends.

Angelo laronde, age 92 of Roseau. He is survived by his wife, children and other relatives.

Clemencia Registe, age 83 of Mahaut. She is survived by her children and other relatives.

Gracie Thomas, age 87 of Thibaud. She is survived by her children, grand children and other relatives and friends.

Peter Vaughn Green, age [ ] of Wall House. He is survived by his parents, wife, children and other relatives.

Anestasie Williams (Ma John), age [ ] of Mahaut. She is survived by her children and other relatives.

Kelvin Dillon Joseph (Langue), age 17 of Tarish Pit. He is survived by his parents, grand parents, great grand parents and other relatives.

Adolph Nicholas (BorBott), age 69 of Scottshead. He is survived by his wife, children and other relatives.

Lorni Michelle, age 79 of Newtown. She is survived by her siblings, children and other relatives.

Catherine Francis, age 60 of Newtown. She is survived by her children and other relatives.

Magarita Fontaine (Seta), age 93 of Bagatelle. She is survived by her children, grandchildren and other relatives.

Alma Horsborough (El), age 68 of Penville. She is survived by her husband, children and other relatives.

Bernice Lugay (Teacher Lugay), age [ ] of Pottersville. She is survived by her children, grandchildren and other relatives.

Catherine Francis (Fea), age 60 of New Town. She is survived by her husband, children, grand children and other relatives.

Theresa Jules (Iline), age 76 of Savanne Pie. He is survived by numerous relatives and friends.

Denise Charles, age 89 of Layou. He is survived by his children, grand children and other relatives.

Simon Arnold George, age 77 of Grand Fond. He is survived by his adopted children, grand children and other relatives and friends.

Laura Belvue, age 46 of Roseau. She is survived by her children and other relatives.

Leonie Etienne (Ma Pado), age 89 of Loubiere. She is survived by her children, grand children and other relatives.

Bernadette George (Ma Hagin), age 83 of Massacre. She is survived by her husband, children and other relatives.

Classina Thibaud, age 89 formerly of Haiti.She is survived by her children, grandchildren and other relatives.

Mondesie Stevenson (Steve), age 61 of Bath Estate. He is survived by his wife, children and other relatives.

Marcus Mathurine, age 75 of Pichelin. He is survived by his wife, children and other relatives.

Catherine Carmen Joseph, age 95 of Coulibistrie. She is survived by her children and other relatives.

Maria JnoBaptiste Paul (Yaya), age 78 of Dos Dan. She is survived by her children and other relatives.

Mable Moir James, age 97 of Roseau (She was a former government minister). She is survived by her children and other relatives.

Ruth Jno Lewis (Ma Auguiste), age [ ] of Grand Bay. She is survived by her children and other relatives.

Gordon George, age 89 of Portsmouth. He is survived by family and relatives.

Philbert Issac, age 79 of Goodwill. He is survived by his wife, children and other relatives.

Jerville Joseph, age 88 of Vielle Case. He is survived by family and relatives.

Christabelle Sablon, age 89 of Mereau. She is survived by her children and other relatives.

Mona Joseph nee Lewis (Teacher Mona), age 87 of Marigot. She is survived by her children and other relatives.

March Against Violence in Calibishie

JOIN TOGETHER ON THE CALIBIHSIE WHITE MARCH THROUGH “ Calibishie Village “
AGAINST THE VIOLENCE FROM LAST FRIDAY NIGHT……
when ????????
START: Wednesday 10 Febr. at 4 PM
from “ The School “

DRESS CODE: White T-Shirt !!!!!!!
FOR HOPE….. HOPE for a better: Tomorrow for our “CHILDREN”

Sunday, January 17, 2010

Scholarship for Marine Research

INTERNATIONAL OCEAN INSTITUTE Announces the DANIELLE DE ST. JORRE SCHOLARSHIP.

Call for Applications for 2010 Since 2000 the International Ocean Institute presents a Scholarship of Swiss Francs 10,000 annually for one woman from Small Island Developing States (SIDS) involved in marine related research activities to improve their knowledge in the subject of attending training or University Degree programmes.

The scholarship has been established to honour the memory of the late
Danielle de St. Jorre, Minister for Foreign Affairs, the Environment and
Tourism of the Republic of the Seychelles and a member of the Governing
Board of the International Ocean Institute, in consideration of all she
did in her short life for the benefit of her country, the small island
developing states and the world at large.

The International Ocean Institute hereby invites applications and
nominations for the 2010 scholarship.

You may wish to use the Scholarship for attending the eight- week Ocean Governance: Policy, Law and Management (Canada, 19th May - 16th July 2010 -
http://internationaloceaninstitute.dal.ca/training.html/), or the five-
week Training Programme on Regional Ocean Governance for Mediterranean
and Eastern European Countries at the University of Malta
(November-December 2010 - www.capemalta.net/ioimoc).

Further information on the Scholarship is available in the attached
document as well as guidelines for interested applicants.

The application must include a CV and a statement giving the reason for the
application or nomination, including how the applicant or nominee
intends to use the scholarship if awarded.

Applications may be made initially by email before the deadline and followed by a mailed signed original application. The explanatory note on the scholarship, as well as on the eligibility and evaluation criteria is included in the attached Guidelines. Applications should be sent to:

Ms A Vassallo, Programme Officer
International Ocean Institute HQ, P.O. Box 3, Gzira GZR 1000, MALTA.
ioihq@ioihq.org.mt; antonella.vassallo@ioihq.org.mt
IOI Headquarters, Malta, 2010

List of Eligible Small Island Developing States (SIDS).

* Africa: Cape Verde, Comoros, Guinea-Bissau, Mauritius, Sao Tome and
Principe, Seychelles;

* Asia and the Pacific: American Samoa, Cook Islands, Fiji, Guam,
Kiribati, Maldives, Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia,
Nauru, Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Singapore, Solomon Islands,
Timor-Leste, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu;

* Latin America & the Caribbean: Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas,
Barbados, Belize, British Virgin Islands, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican
Republic, Grenada, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Netherlands Antilles, St
Kitts and Nevis, St Lucia, St Vincent & the Grenadines, Suriname,
Trinidad & Tobago, US Virgin Islands.

A Vassallo
Programme Officer
International Ocean Institute HQ Malta
PO Box 3, Gzira GZR 1000, Malta
Tel: +356 21 346529
Fax: +356 21 346502
Email: ioihq@ioihq.org.mt

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Madeleine Coffen-Smout
Programme Officer
International Ocean Institute
Dalhousie University
1226 LeMarchant Street
Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3H 3P7
Canada

Tel: 1 902 494 6918
Fax: 1 902 494 1334
E-mail: madeleine.coffen-smout@dal.ca
http://www.dal.ca/ioihfx

Application Guidelines

Death Announcements in Dominica for January 2010

Cyrille Pacquete (Dreycine), age 77 of Scotts Head. Numerous relatives and friends are left to mourn.

Veronica Gregoire (aunty Nurse), age 76 of Scotts Head. She is survived by many relatives and friends including her son Felix gregoire, government's Cabinet Secretary.

Stephenton Fontaine, age 78 of Bagatelle. He is survived by his wife, children, and other relatives and friends.

Conrad Joseph Hayden St Hilliare (Sony Boy), age 72 who died in St Maarteen. He is survived by his children and other relatives and friends.

Una Scotland, age 85 of Salisbury. She is survived by many relatives and friends.

Carlee Benoit, age 30 of Portsmouth who died in Atlanta. She is survived by her parents, siblings and other relatives.

Catherine Dangleben (Catho), age 63. Numerous relatives and friends are left to mourn.

Fordy Simon, age 47 of Colihaut. Numerous relatives and friends are left to mourn.

Ednie Canaugh Francis, age 86 of Kingshil. Numerous relatives and friends are left to mourn.

Paterson Albert, age 42 of San Sauveur. He is survived by his parents, siblings and other relatives.

Gweneth Joseph, age 57 of Pottersville. She is survived by numerous relatives and friends.

Gertrude Boyd, age 78 of Goodwill. She is survived by numerous relatives and friends.

Henry Langlais, age 48 of Mereau. Numerous relatives and friends are left to mourn.

Francis Prevost (Pap) of Castle Bruce. Numerous relatives and friends are left to mourn.

Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Chestnut Roasting by Levitasyon, Super L and Herbie Jack


For christmas, Dominicans: the band Levitasyon, Super L & Herbie Jack are sharing their rendition of the Christmas song Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire.

The free song download can be downloaded at Chestnuts Roasting

The music video can be seen by using this You Tube link,

You Tube Version

or Click Below:

Death Announcements in Dominica for December 2009



Agnes Lewis (Assezte) , age [ ] of Grand Bay. She is survived by her children and numerous other relatives.

Hubert Lynch, age 94 of St Joseph. He is survived by his wife, children and other relatives.

Geraldine Beckles Sango, age 78 of Bioche. She is survived by her children and numerous other relatives.

Vincent Louis, age 89 of Grand Bay. He is survived by his children, grand children and other relatives.

Anthea Langley, age 64 of Colihaut. She is survived by her children and numerous other relatives.

Sterling Rupert George, age 77 of Marigot. She is survived by her sisters, wife and child.

Francis Clem Alfred (Cheng), age 54 of Stockfarm. He is survived by numerous relatives.

Francisca Laurent Charles (Ma Sisca), age 95 of St Joseph. She is survived by her children, grand children, and other relatives.

Mark Fagan, age [ ] of Morne Jaune. He is survived by numerous relatives

Patrickson JnoBaptiste, age [ ] of St Joseph. He is survived by her children and numerous other relatives.

Velvetine Angelic Paul, age 84. She is survived children and numerous other relatives.

Newton Charles, age 88 of Marigot. He is survived by his children and other relatives.

Elizabeth Busby age 61 of Morne Rachette. She is survived by her children and numerous other relatives.

Inca Charles (Charlo), age 76. She is survived by her children, grand children and other relatives.

David Phillip, age 82. He is survived by numerous relatives and friends.

Sunday, November 15, 2009

Ceremony to mark official commencement of Petite Soufriere-Rosalie road - November 18

A ceremony to signify the official commencement of work on the Petite Soufriere-Rosalie Link Road is carded for Wednesday, November 18th 2009 in the afternoon at Petite Soufriere. The length of the road is 2.6 miles or 4km.

The President of Dominica, Prime Minister, Hon. Roosevelt Skerrit and other Members of Cabinet and officials from PetroCaribe are among those expected to attend this major event.

Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Passing of Jefferson Samuel Hill (Cherie) of Toronto‏

The Commonwealth of Dominica, Ontario Association regrets to announce the passing of Jefferson Samuel Hill more commonly known as Cherie or Jeff. Jefferson (Cherie) passed away on Friday Oct. 30, 2009 at Scarborough General Hospital. He was the brother of Richard Hill in Brampton, Rowland Hill in Scarborough, Bill Hill in Dominica, and Hyacinth Lloyd in Jamaica. In addition to his brothers and sister, He leaves behind his son Bryan Hill of USA, his daughter Solange Destouch of USA, as well as his life partner of 35 years Celia Vidal.

Viewing and funeral information follows below as well as in the attachments.

1st Viewing: Ogden Funeral Homes
Thursday November 5, 2009
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm and 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

2nd Viewing: Ogden Funeral Homes
Friday November 6, 2009
4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Final Viewing: Milliken Wesleyan Methodist Church
Saturday November 7, 2009
9:00 am – 10:00 am

Service
Saturday November 7, 2009
10:00 am
Milliken Wesleyan Methodist Church

Monday, November 2, 2009

Death Announcements in Dominica for November 2009

Ozan Etienne, age 56 of Elmshall. He is survived by his wife, siblings, children and other relatives.

Xavier Hector (Colo), age 75 of Grand Fond. He is survived by his wife, children, grand children and other relatives.

Orlando Gerard Martin (Gisbay), age 51 of Layou. He is survived by numerous relatives.

Ferdie Walsh (Charger), age 72 of New Town. He is survived by his children, grand children and other relatives.

Cynthia Peter, age 83 of Massacre. She is survived by her children, grand children and other relatives.

Olivia Libian (Ma Bebe), age 77 of Massacre. She is survived by her children, grand children and other relatives.

Teressa Ulysses (Ma Uly), age 65 of Massacre. She is survived by her children and numerous relatives.

Clancy Severin, age 48 of Roseau. He is survived by numerous relatives.

Delville Germaine (Mamie), age 77 of Scottshead. She is survived by her children and other relatives.

Theophille Seraphine nee Jnobaptiste (Ma Perry). She was the mother of former prime minister O.J. Seraphine. She is survived by her children, grand children and other relatives.

AlfredUrban Laurent (Saxo), age 84 of Atkinson. He is survived by his children, grand children and other relatives.

Myrtle Giraudel Eugene, age 40 of Kingshill. She is survived by her husband, siblings and other relatives.

Lornie Toussaint Jacob (Annie), age 89 of Castle Bruce. She is survived by her children and other relatives.

Oliver Elwin, age 55 of Fond st Jean. He is survived by numerous relatives.

Vera Luke, age 83 of Mahaut. She is survived by her husband, children and other relatives.

Borill Jacob, age 79 of Marigot.He is survived by his children and numerous relatives.

Ellis Lawrence (Friday), age 52 of Grand Fond. He was a Police Officer. He is survived by his parents, siblings and other relatives.

Mary Paul Letang, age 63 of Good Hope. She is survived by her children and other relatives.

Matthew Vidal (Rolle) , age [ ] of Salisbury. He is survived by his children and numerous relatives.

Cecile Angol, age 87 of Grand Bay. She is survived by her children and other relatives.

Louis Seraphine (Jessie), age 81 of Good Hope. He is survived by numerous relatives.

Alma Jacob, age 87 of Goodwill. She is survived by her siblings and other relatives.

Louis Stevens (Crusoe), age 81 of Bense. He is survived by his wife, children and other relatives.

Dorothy Sharplis Brumant, age [ ] of Vielle Case. She is survived by numerous relatives.

Saturday, October 24, 2009

CDOA Scholarship Program Call for Applicants

COMMONWEALTH OF DOMINICA, ONTARIO ASSOCIATION (CDOA)
SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
Sponsored by
Western Union Financial Services

Purpose:
o To encourage and assist youth from the Commonwealth of Dominica, Ontario Community who are resident in areas served by the CDOA to pursue their educational goals at the University or College level.

o To recognize academic efforts, community involvement and contribution in the Dominican community in Ontario.

Number and Value of Awards:
The minimum value of each scholarship to be awarded annually is Cdn $500.00. The scholarships are non-renewable and non-transferable. The scholarships are to be used towards full course of study, leading to a first Diploma or first Degree.

Where tenable:
These awards are tenable at any accredited university, community college or trade school in Canada.

Eligibility:
To be eligible the applicant must meet the following criteria:

a) Individuals who are not older than 24 years of age and whose parents, guardians or grandparents are of The Commonwealth of Dominica descent; or any Financial/Honorary Life member of the Commonwealth of Dominica, Ontario Association and who is in good financial standing.

b) A first year or continuing student enrolled at or currently attending a university, college or trade school;

c) Submit proof of enrollment to the qualifying university or college or trade school. Proof of registration must be mailed or faxed to the CDOA by the Registrar.

d) Student must be actively involved in the community or engaged in extra-curricular activities

Scholarship Committee
A Five (5) person Committee consisting two CDOA Past Presidents, two members of the current CDOA Executive and one financial member from the community will be responsible for administering the Scholarship on behalf of the Association. The Committee will select recipients and their decision shall be final.

EVALUATION WILL BE BASED UPON:

- A copy of Academic transcript.
- Two letters of reference, one from an academic institution attended within the last two years of the year of application; and the other from a community member other than a parent outlining:
a) How the referee came to know you.
b) How long the referee has known you.
c) Why the referee thinks applicant is deserving of award

- An essay of approximately 250 words outlining (in the student’s own words) indicating why applicant should be selected.

- The applicant must also outline academic achievements and any volunteer activities and leadership roles they have assumed.

- The applicant should also include any economic factors relevant to the application.

Requirement of the Recipient(s)

- The Recipient(s) should be available to participate in future award ceremonies and be willing to serve as role models in the CDOA Community.

Terms of Payment

The first installment of 50% of the value of the scholarship will be issued to the recipient upon receipt of proof of enrollment for the school year. The second installment will be issued after completion of the same school year.

Closing date for application of scholarship for academic year

Completed application package (please see list of required documents) must be received at the following address no later than August 31st.
The Secretary
Commonwealth of Dominica, Ontario Association.
800 Grandview Street North, Oshawa, ON L1K 2C9
Email: dominicaassociation@sympatico.ca
(applications may be emailed.)

Scholarship recipient(s) will be contacted in a reasonable time and presented to the community during an annual CDOA Event.

Monday, October 12, 2009

Death Announcements in Dominica for October 2009

Myrthle Giraudel Eugene, she is survived by her husband, children and other relatives.

Borill Jacob, age 79 of Marigot. He is survived by numerous relatives.

Eva Vera Luke, age 83 of Mahaut.She is survived by her husband, children, grand children and other relatives.

Lornie Toussaint Jacob (Annie), age 89 of Castle Bruce. She is survived by her children, grand children and other relatives.

Olicer Elwin (Jackie), age 66 of Fond St Jean. He is survived by his mother and other relatives.

Loftus Web (Lucky), age 54 of Kingshill. He is survived by his children, and other relatives.

Margaret Letang (Ma Boise), age 87 of Grand Bay. She is survived by her children, grand children and other relatives.

Clara Ryan George, age 75 of Fond Cole. She is survived by her children, grand children and other relatives.

Alex Nathalie Alexander, age 26 of CastleBruce. She is survived by her parents, siblings and other relatives.

Marceline Joanna Jones (Matron), age 91 of Roseau. She is survived by her children, grand children and other relatives.

Francila Jolly Mentz, age 92. She is survived by her children, grand children and other relatives.

Widina Wayland, age 81 of Grand Bay. She is survived by her children, grand children and other relatives.

Mary Henrietta Dyrample, age [ ] of Roseau.She is survived by her children, grand children and other relatives.

Reynold Alfred, age 61 of Soufriere. He is survived by his children and other relatives.

Olive JnoBaptiste, age [ ] of Morne Rachette. She is survived by her children and other relatives.

Roslyn Honore nee Ducreay, age 67 of Vielle Case. She is survived by numerous relatives.

Cousin Yankey, age 94 of Goodwill. She is survived by her children, grand children and other relatives.

Marina James (Ma Cash), age 94 of Calibishie. She is survived by her children, grand children,and other relatives

Clara Ryan George, age 75 of Delices. She is survived by her children, grand children and other relatives.

Joseph Julien (Scully), age 76 of Salisbury.He is survived by his children, grand children and other relatives.

Robertine Espirit (Shorty), age 59 of Campbell. She is survived by her children and other relatives.

Dr Don McIntyre. He is survived by his wife, children, grand children and other relatives.

Anestasie Reynold (Zoey) , age 59 of Massacre. She is survived by her children and other relatives.

George Lazaare, age 68 of Scottshead. He is survived by his children, grand children and other relatives.

Franz Christopher, age 57 of Bioche. He is survived by his wife, children and other relatives.

Robertine Jacob, age 53 of Portsmouth. She is survived by her mother, father, children and other relatives.

Luke Colaire, age 75 of Massacre. He is survived by his children, grand children and other relatives.

Clayton Dover (Waliah), age 84 of Pottersville. He is survived by his children, grand children and other relatives.

Agnes Williams (Ma Harry), age 83 of Petite Soufriere. She is survived by her children, grand children and other relatives.

Cecil Hugh Bellot (Scramble), age 37 of Grand Bay. He is survived by his parents and other relatives.

Joseph Carbon (Daddy Joe), age 89 of Woodford Hill. He is survived by his children, grand children and other relatives.

Joseph Lewis (Ti Fleur), age 71 of Pichelin. He is survived by his children, grand children and other relatives.

Ursula Gertrude Thomas, age 86 of Goodwill, who died in the United States. She is survived by her children, grand children and other relatives.

Rufus Jean Jacques, age 41 of Bath Estate. He is survived by his parents and other relatives.

Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Passing of Hermia Alleyne & Dr. Desmond McIntyre‏ of Dominica

The Commonwealth of Dominica, Ontario Association regrets to advise on the passing of two Dominicans:

Hermia Alleyne who was 89 years old. Mother of Hugo, Brian, Candia, Ian, Kenny & Peter.

Dr. Desmond McIntyre, the 83 year old surgeon whose impact on Dominica's health care system spanned over 50 years died peacefully on September 27th. He leaves to mourn his wife, Myrtle and his five children (Lester, Christine, Debbie, Gillie and Roger), grand children, 7 surviving siblings.

Funeral services for Hermia Alleyne and Dr. Desmond McIntyre will take place in Dominica. The CDOA extends our deepest sympathies to the family and friends of the deceased and wish safe travels to family leaving for Dominica to attend the funerals.

CDOA

BROTHER HEALY HAS PASSED ON: St Mary's Academy

A message from PRINCE OF HARLEM/NEWTOWN coyee to all members of St Mary's Academy on Dominican Diaspora!

AN EXTRAORDINAIRY HUMAN BEING AND CATHOLIC CHRISTIAN BROTHER ; BROTHER HEALY WHO TAUGHT US AT SMA MATHS & PHYSICS HAS PASSED ON. HE MADE AN INVALUABLE CONTRIBUTION TO THE ADVANCEMENT OF THE HUMAN RESOURCE CAPITAL IN DOMINICA AND BY EXTENSION THE REGION AND THE WIDER WORLD.
HIS GENIUS HAS BEEN FELT ALL OVER THE COUNTRY.
HE TAUGHT US NOT ONLY TO BE PROFESSIONALS BUT TO BE GOD FEARING MEN. TO STAND UP WHEN WE HAVE TO AND TO HUMBLE WHEN ITS RIGHT TO WHETHER WE ARE RIGHT OR WRONG !

BROTHER HEALY INSPIRED ME AND MANY IN SO MANY WAYS. HIS WORK ETHIC WAS INCREDIBLE AND WAS PART OF AN ICONICALLY GREAT TEAM OF STAFFERS WHICH CONSISTED OF THE LIKES OF BRO GERMAIN, AUGUSTUS LEBRUIN,MR JOLLY, MISS AUGUSTUS, MR ZAMORE,MISS ELWIN,GIFTUS ROGERS JOHN,BR HOLMES,FR JNOLEWIS,BRO PHILOGEN,BRO PHILBERT,CALVIN PETERS, DAVE CUTTINGHAM,MR CHRISTIAN,MSS MOULON,MR SORHAINDO.MR LANCE,MR VOLNEY,BRO E B WAKEHAM etc

This was the period when SMA was doubtlessly the premiere educational institution in DOMINICA.

Our reputation of being THE SMARTEST MEN ALIVE ( S.M.A.) was was well earned !

THANKS BROTHER HEALY
AMY YOUR SOUL REST IN PEACE

COLIN O C BAPTISTE

Friday, September 18, 2009

Canada-CARICOM Leadership Scholarships Program deadline approaches

The Government of Canada is seeking applications from Canadian publicly funded institutions for the Canada-CARICOM Leadership Scholarships Program.

This program provides citizens of the following countries with research or study scholarships for four to eight months: Anguilla, Antigua & Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Montserrat, Saint Kitt's, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos.

DEADLINE: September 25, 2009

For information on scholarships for study in Canada, email us at scholarships-bourses@cbie.ca and visit our web site at www.scholarships.gc.ca.

NOTE: Canadian institution must apply on behalf of the student. Awards are conditional on receipt of the appropriate visa for the student’s stay in Canada.