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Sunday, October 22, 2017

Circle September 16th 2017

BY: KATHY MCDONALD  Happy Academic New Year 2017/18. It is truly mind-boggling how quickly the days are flying. Summer is on its way out and...

Contemplative Reflections

BY: KATHY MCDONALD  As I reflect on the last two weekends and all the activities and learning opportunities that were available to all I am...

Which One Are You, The Puppet, or The Puppeteer?

BY: SIMONE JENNIFER SMITH  How are you enjoying your summer TORONTO! What a summer it has been; I never realized how busy Toronto can get, and...

Putting Dominica on the Map with a Taste of Dominica!

BY: ALYSSA MAHADEO While Toronto offers a myriad of prospectively fun summer festivals, this season is an exciting time for many city dwellers as they...

The Road to CARIFESTA 2017: Canada Sends its First Caribbean Diaspora Contingent

BY: KABRENA ROBINSON “I am still pinching myself because at one point in time I had given up hope that It would ever happen,” confessed...

What Will It Say On Your Tombstone When You Die?

BY: SIMONE JENNIFER SMITH  Great week to you Toronto! How has the summer been for you so far? For me, it has been hectic, frustrating, annoying...

Black and Caribbean Heritage 101

BY: KATHY MCDONALD Summer is a great time for students to get rejuvenated. I would like to propose a few activities that will not only...

The Proudest Moment of a Teacher’s Life!

BY: SIMONE SMITH TORONTO! As Founder of Hear 2 Help, a Community Development Organization established in 2012, I have made daily efforts in not only improving...

Fish Nor Fowl: Summer 2017

BY: KATHY MCDONALD It is hard to believe that the 2016/17 school year has come to an end. Across the province, many school boards are...

The Accountability Plan

BY: KATHY MCDONALD The time has come. Inclusion for our Black students especially our male Black students is on the forefront of many Boards across...

Community News

Supporting GTA Seniors A-Supreme Foundation Holds 3rd Annual Grand Charity Gala

BY: JELANI GRANT  Though the Jamaica Diaspora Conference came and went more than two months ago, Jamaicans continue to celebrate 55 years of independence in...

A Brand Of African Inspired Print Skirts For All Women And Girls

BY: KABRENA ROBINSON  In a society where Eurocentric fashion styles and brands have predominated the mainstream, one fashion designer has taken on the task of...

SmartTerm Essay Competition for Caribbean Schools

BY: LEANNE BENN When it comes to the education systems in many Caribbean islands, there is one factor that may be common in most public...

From Toronto to Dominica with Love

BY: LEANNE BENN Alone we can do so little and together we can do so much. Those are the words of the local Kaisoca ladies...

JN Foundation Launches Disaster Relief Fund

With all of the recent devastation that has swept through the Caribbean, businesses are rallying together to aid in relief efforts to the islands....