St.Lucians Celebrating Jounen Kwéyòl in the National Capital

Thursday, October 31st, 2013

On October 26th, 2013, St. Lucia celebrated it’s annual Jounen Kwéyòl (Creole Day) which is a festival, celebrated across the island since 1984.  In Ottawa,  we were very proud of the St.Lucia Ottawa Association for organizing the festival and ensuring that everything was in place so that  St.Lucians and their guest from…

Annual Book Festival To Cultivate Literacy In Nine Caribbean Nations

Thursday, October 24th, 2013

RAINFOREST OF READING, a book festival featuring 12 award-winning children’s books from Canada, planted its roots in schools throughout the Eastern Caribbean starting in Saint Lucia and Grenada. The three-week event engages 4,000 Grade 3 students in over 100 primary schools. It is the largest literacy initiative ever undertaken in…

Deadline Extension for Passport Recall

Friday, October 4th, 2013

The Consulate General of Saint Lucia in Toronto wishes to inform all citizens of Saint Lucia residing in Canada presently holding non-machine readable (“green-coloured“) passports, that the deadline to acquire the new machine readable (“blue-coloured“) passports has been extended to 31st March, 2014. After 31st March 2014, Citizens of Saint…

Saint Lucia Ottawa Association Jounen Kweyol

Thursday, September 12th, 2013

Join the celebration: Saint Lucia Ottawa Association Jounen Kweyol Saturday, October 26, 2013 12 – 8pm Jim Durrell Centre 1265 Walkley Road Ottawa, ON K1V 6P9 Admission $10 Youths 14 – 4 $5 Children 3 and under is Free. Join the Jounen Kweyol Marketplace There are tables for rent to…

Celebrate Saint Lucia And The Caribbean At The CNE

Tuesday, August 20th, 2013

Don’t forget to mark your calendars for these upcoming fun events. Remember all of these events take place in the Direct Energy Centre and are FREE with your $16 admission to the CNE. Contact our Manager on 647 887 4663 or as we may be able to arrange for…

St. Lucia Toronto Association Annual Family Day Picnic

Wednesday, July 31st, 2013

St. Lucia Toronto Association Annual Family Day Picnic. Sunday, August 11th, 2013. Downsview Dells Park. Bring your family and friends and join us for a fun filed day in the sun with games, food, music, and prizes! More Information: Tel: 647-498-7582. Email:

Saint Lucia to be Highlighted at Pilaros Taste of the Danforth, 09-11 August

Saturday, July 27th, 2013

Just Friends bring their groove-driven, hybrid mix of Jazz, Pop, R&B, Reggae and World Beats to Pilaros Taste of the Danforth this year. Combined the members have two Junos, numerous awards and have toured the world with famous Reggae and Calypso performers. Representing the various islands of the Caribbean including…

Saint Lucia is Tops: 3 Resorts Awarded Amongst World’s Best

Saturday, July 27th, 2013

One of the world’s leading travel magazines confirmed that the southern town of Soufriere in Saint Lucia is home to three of the top resorts in the Caribbean, with two of our resorts placing as number one and number two. Travel + Leisure (T+L) magazine reports that the super luxurious JADE MOUNTAIN…

Recall of Non-Machine Readable Saint Lucian Passports

Sunday, May 12th, 2013

The Consulate General of Saint Lucia in Toronto wishes to remind all citizens of Saint Lucia residing in Canada presently holding non-machine readable (“green-coloured“) passports, that effective 31st October 2013 they will be required to hold machine readable (“blue-coloured“) passports. This is a reminder to the recall notice circulated on 17th…