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Sunday, February 18, 2018

Education – The Magic Key

BY: KATHY MCDONALD  Over the last two weeks, just about every conference, parent or school meeting and presentation that I was involved with had as...

Information is Power

BY: KATHY MCDONALD  Parents, the most important gift you can give your child is that of your time. I am painfully aware that time is...

Public Engagements Will Help Shape Future of Student Assessment

Toronto – Beginning in November, Ontario students, parents, teachers and education partners, have an opportunity for the first time in 20 years to help...

Show Up! Be Present! Let Your Voice Count!

BY: KATHY MCDONALD  The Jamaican Canadian Association (JCA) held a town hall meeting on Thursday, November the 9th and despite the frigid cold, ice and...

Gimmie your Shirt….. Please!!!

BY: KATHY MCDONALD  I know. What the heck do shirts have to do with education? Let me explain, please. The shirt has everything to do...

The EQAO: To Be Or Not To Be

BY: KATHY MCDONALD  At the October 10th regular meeting of the Peel District School Board, the board passed a motion to write a letter to...

Transitions

BY: KATHY MCDONALD  The 2017/18 school year is just one month old and students are beginning to be exposed to opportunities for the 2018/19 school...

Equity, Poverty and the Modern Learner

BY: KATHY MCDONALD Whether you’re a cynic or optimist one thing you can agree on is that these are exciting times for the Black and...

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...

Community News

LET’S TALK – Not at the Margins: A Conversation about Mental Health

BY: ALYSSA MAHADEO The way we act and the way we feel are like two sides of the same coin. Many people suffer in silence,...

Black Excellence on the Silver Screen: Toronto Black Film Festival Announces This Year’s Lineup

BY: DELLIA RISMAY  The Toronto Black Film Festival, or TBFF for short, has returned for its sixth year in the city and is here to...

Eglinton Cityscapes – Transit And Transition: Photo Installation Commemorates A Piece Of Canadian Black...

BY: KABRENA ROBINSON  If you happen to be taking a stroll down Eglinton Avenue West, along Dufferin Street to Marlee between now and March 31st,...

New Brampton Dealership helps you find the Car you Need!

BY: ALYSSA MAHADEO Buying a new car is an exciting, and simple process depending on who you ask. Doing research beforehand and knowing what questions...

Natasha Morris Presents 3rd Annual Black Men In Theatre

BY: JELANI GRANT  Piece of Mine Arts will hold their 3rd Annual Black Men In Theatre showcase at the Fairview Library Theatre. The group of...