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Monday, January 22, 2018

Changes and Optimism

BY: KATHY MCDONALD As we enter into the last month of the school year we are faced with the usual end of the year activities:...

The Aboriginal Experience: Can Comparison’s Be Drawn To The African Experience

BY: SIMONE SMITH I have been asked to really start putting my thoughts out there about my personal experiences and the experiences of others that...

EQAO an Assessment of Learning

  BY: KATHY MCDONALD The EQAO is practically here. This year the exams are expected to take place between May 23rd and May 30th. EQAO is the...

Time For A Change

BY: SHEENA BLAKE When do you know when something in your life is over or complete? When do you know that it is time to...

Excellence in Eloquence

BY: KATHY MCDONALD Of all the experiences that I have been afforded as a trustee with the Peel District School Board (PDSB), few are as...

Legalize it

BY: SIMONE SMITH Bob Marley’s song lyrics were prophetic and before its time.  Legalize it don`t Criticize it, Legalize it yea-ah-yea-ah, and I will Advertize...

Awareness of White Privilege in the Mental Health Industry

BY: SIMONE SMITH Race has always been an uncomfortable topic to discuss; like religion and politics, it is usually seen as one of those topics...

The Simple Truth

BY: KATHY MCDONALD “Duppy know who to frighten”. This Jamaican saying refers to bullies or people that try to push the boundaries but stop when...

The Value of Self-Evaluation

BY: SIMONE SMITH Greetings Toronto Caribbean readers! It has been an honor writing for the community for the past three years, and I am encouraged...

Big and Bold

BY: KATHY MCDONALD I was thrilled to see a notable increase in the number of Black and Caribbean families that attend the Numeracy and Beyond...

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...