The association focuses on delivering programs to fulfill its purposes, as per the Strategic Plan. The primary strategy will be to capitalize on reaching multiple demographics by having groups support other groups within the community.

Help Us Complete Our Base of Operation Support the Helping Hands Donor Wall Partnership Program

The Helping Hands program is designed to help raise funds to assist in the completion of renovations for the building recently acquired. We are asking for support from individuals and businesses. Contributors to the program will be featured on a specially designed Helping Hands Donor Wall. Donors will be recognized and celebrated with their Name(s) and Logo (companies) prominently displayed on the Wall under specific levels of donations and recognized as benefactors of the Association.

More information can be found here. Fill out the pledge form and return the Helping Hands pledge form with your donation to

Join us every Friday at 7:00 pm (Mountain Time) on Facebook, as we discuss topics relevant to the Jamaican-Canadian community in Alberta. Below are our latest four episodes.

Watch previous episodes now on YouTube or Facebook.


Season 2 | Episode 27 | 14-May-21

Crime in Jamaica – why and how to solve it?

with Dr Rupert Francis and Jayon Dunbar

Season 2 | Episode 26 | 07-May-21

Running for Mayor – is Calgary ready for a black mayor?

with Teddy Ogbonna

Season 2 | Episode 25 | 30-Apr-21

Taboo topics – Suicide – it’s in our heads

with Noreen Sibanda and Marsha Hamilton

Season 2 | Episode 24 | 23-Apr-21

Taboo topics – Death and Grief – a reality of life

with Michael Pierson and Bev Benskin 

The experiences of Jamaicans in Calgary

View our video series, Journey, where Jamaicans share their experiences as they moved from life in Jamaica to life in Calgary.  Please share these videos with your friends and family planning to move to Calgary and we ask that you subscribe to our YouTube channel for more episodes of Journey.