Jamaica50: Audio and Video

In honour of the significant contributions that Jamaican-Canadians have made to Toronto, and this country, CBC commissioned producer Bobby Brown Singh to create a documentary: Two Worlds, One Love. This special presentation made its CBC Television debut on August 6. Watch the entire documentary online now.

On Monday, August 6th, CBC Radio marked the 50th anniversary of Jamaican independence with a special program hosted by Marcia Young, who is of Jamaican origin herself.
CBC Live spoke to the VIPs at the Land We Love Gala about why they were proud to be celebrating 50 years of Jamaican independence. Check out the video!
Darrell Macalla and Bohdan Shulakewych told Metro Morning's host Matt Galloway about a Jamaican art exhibit at the Art Gallery of Mississauga.
CBC Radio's Matt Galloway spoke with Kevin Ormsby, founder of KasheDance before he performed at Canada's Jamaica50 launch in Ottawa.
CBC Television's Dwight Drummond hosted the Jamaica50 launch in Ottawa, as 400 guests celebrated Jamaica's 50th anniversary of independence.