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Monday, April 23, 2018

Do Your Kids Know Their History?

BY: KATHY MCDONALD Marcus Garvey in his wisdom once said: “A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a...

Report Cards 101

BY: KATHY MCDONALD  It’s hard to believe that January is but a distant memory and February is marching on. By the end of the week,...

SEAC

BY: KATHY MCDONALD  It came as no surprise that numerous parents, when asked about SEAC, were unable to correctly say the acronym and most never...

Get Involved, Pay Attention

BY: KATHY MCDONALD  It seems preposterous that I am writing my first article for the 2018 year. As I reflect on what I think is...

Don’t Bungle Your Kids

BY: KATHY MCDONALD  It's three o’clock. This article is late and I am totally revamping the entire message. You see, as is the tradition in...

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...

Community News

GLOBAL PEACE Mission; love for all, hatred for none! Welcome to the Ahmadiyya...

BY: SIMONE JENNIFER SMITH “Unless we exercise justice, we will not have peace.” The Toronto Caribbean Newspaper had the honor of being invited to The 15th...

BBPA Announces the 36th Annual Harry Jerome Award Recipients – Defining Our Legacy

BY: ALYSSA MAHADEO Hero to the black Canadian community, the epitome of excellence, determination and dedication, Harry Jerome was an outstanding African Canadian Olympic Athlete...

They have taken the oath! Peel Regional Police swear in two new deputy chiefs

BY: ASHELLY SMITH  At 1 pm on March 27th, families, friends, police officers and well-wishers were present at the Emily V. Kolb Centre for the...

Genesis – The launch of Guyana Carnival 2018

BY: LEANNE BENN  There’s Trinidad, Antigua, Barbados, St Lucia, Brazil and even Bermuda among many other countries and cultures that all have something in common....

Ricky Persaud Jr. strumming sounds of Love, Peace and Unity

BY: JELANI GRANT  At four years old, Ricky Persaud Jr. started taking music classes at Music Together in New Jersey. At the age of eight,...