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Monday, December 18, 2017

Ghettos Are Not Gated Communities

BY KATHY MCDONALD  The tides are changing and our youth are demanding better treatment for its marginalized citizens. As the number of violent encounters on...

Be an Agent For Change

BY KATHY MCDONALD  This weekend has truly been edifying for me and I would like to share some of the messages that resonated with me....

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...

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...

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...

‘Tis The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year

BY KATHY MCDONALD  Welcome back, greetings, howdy. As we return to school I can only hope it is armed with a rejuvenate self. A self...

We Rise Together

BY KATHY MCDONALD  We Rise Together: The Peel District School Board’s Action Plan to Support Black Students was officially approved on October 27th 2016. The...

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...

Numeracy and Beyond

BY: KATHY MCDONALD Numeracy and Beyond is the name of the Peel District School Board’s (PDSB) parent conference for 2017. This annual conference is the...

The Man in the Arena

BY KATHY MCDONALD  On April 15th I had the pleasure of attending the Herbert H. Carnegie Future Aces Foundation Awards and Scholarships, followed by the...

Community News

Envision Opportunity – Women Reflect To Make 2018 Their Best Year Yet!

BY: ALYSSA MAHADEO It’s the end of another year; goals accomplished or not, time has passed without fail and now as we look toward next...

McMaster Creating First Gandhi Scholarship Of Ontario

BY: JELANI GRANT  At the end of October, McMaster University announced on Twitter they will be creating a scholarship dedicated to Mahatma Gandhi. This scholarship...

CEMA Campaigns for Inclusion of Ethnic Media in Canada

BY: DELLIA RISMAY  CEMA, which stands for Canadian Ethnic Media Association, is an independent organization that is made up of a variety of media professionals....

Finding Your Potential: A Subban Plan For Success.

BY: GLORIA MUGENYI Keeping children on the right path to achieve their dreams can be a challenging one, but worry not parents, Karl Subban, a...

Celebrating Canada’s Brilliant Minded Women

BY: KABRENA ROBINSON  Within different fields of work, there are various women who carry out important day to day tasks. Many contributing as educators, mentors,...