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Sunday, January 21, 2018

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...

Prison Versus School

BY: KATHY MCDONALD The Roy Mcmurtry School (RMS) is a tiny gem situated in the most unlikely of spaces; a juvenile detention center. Why would...

Who Do You Have To Talk To?

BY: SIMONE SMITH Hello, Toronto! I want you all to give yourselves some love this week. You may not be where you want to be, but...

Community News

LET’S GET DOWN TO BUSINESS – Preparations for 2018 Business Social Underway

BY: ALYSSA MAHADEO New year, new goals? As with every new year that rolls around, many of us spend time reflecting on another year gone,...

TIFF Celebrates 100 Years of Black Film with Jamaican Classic ‘The Harder They Come’

BY: KABRENA ROBINSON The 1972 Jamaican Crime Drama film ‘The Harder They Come’ written, directed and produced by Perry Henzell was screened recently as part...

2017: Year in Review

BY: KABRENA ROBINSON  2017 is one of those years that will forever be etched in our memories for reasons and events that brought forth states...

African Aid Project Raises Awareness for Children in Poverty

BY: ALYSSA MAHADEO It’s the most wonderful time of the year, a time of giving, of hope, happiness, and miracles. However, amongst all of the...

Take Your Education & Leadership Skills International! – Applications Open for Young Leaders...

BY: ALYSSA MAHADEO The volunteer work we partake in during our time at school prepares us for a future on our chosen career path. The...