Anger, disappointment after Vaughan Caribbean concert abruptly cancelled

Anger and disappointment after one of the biggest concerts of the Caribbean Carnival weekend was abruptly cancelled on Saturday night.

Organizers of the Carnival Kingdom pulled the plug on the event just two hours before it was supposed to begin in Vaughan.

A notice posted on the City of Vaughan’s Facebook page said event organizers had not complied with the terms of its permit. It also indicated that city staff had received “a number of public complaints about the event.”

When asked by CityNews what exactly organizers failed to comply with, a staff member said there would be “no further comment at this time.”

In a separate Facebook post, Carnival Kingdom said it had all of its permits in place and that they were still not sure why the permits were pulled at the last…

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