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Monday, August 21, 2017

Matilda Elma Van Cooten Passes Away at 98

BY EMILY SINGH It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of a great mother, grandmother and great grandmother, Matilda Elma Van Cooten...

Molly’s Hotte Shoppe, Still Open for Business – Keeping the Dream Alive

BY ALYSSA MAHADEO  When we leave this world, we resign an everlasting impact to the people who knew us, leaving them with the memories of...

BACK IN BLACK – Toronto Black Film Festival Announces their 2016 Cinematic Experiences

BY ALYSSA MAHADEO  One might argue that the world would look better if everything was in black and white. The Toronto Black Film Festival (TBFF)...

The BBPA celebrates the journey and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

BY ALYSSA MAHADEO  Martin Luther King Jr. once said, “ If you can’t fly, then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t...

Community Leaders Participate in a Joint Effort to Work Together on the Vision of...

BY ALYSSA MAHADEO  Here we are in a new year, with new goals and one inspiring vision. The arduous mission of changing the world for...

Fitz “The Whip” Vanderpool: The Man Behind The Boxing Gloves

BY EMILY SINGH "With hope it's possible." These are the words that Fitzroy "The Whip" Vanderpool lives by. Born in Trinidad, Vanderpool went on...

Community Focused – An insight into our vision for a better tomorrow

BY ALYSSA MAHADEO  If we take a look at all of the news that we have received over the years it is clear to see...

Alvin Day – Helping you Soar to Success

BY ALYSSA MAHADEO  “When you are born to fly, nothing less will satisfy.” From humble beginnings to internationally renowned author, speaker and executive business coach...

TDSB Trustee Candidate Receives Community Support at Holiday Gala

BY EMILY SINGH  The sweet sound of the steel pan filled the room as Kwesi Johnson, dressed in a simple black suit and a bowtie...

Cultures Collide with Jamaican Vibes at Reggae Fusion!

BY ALYSSA MAHADEO  When an opportunity willingly presents itself, first instinct should be to capitalize and get a plan in action, commit first and figure...

Professional Development

The Power of Words

BY: KEISHA JOHNSON Sometimes we dismiss or discredit the power of words as hocus pocus. But the recent celebration of Father’s Day underscored to me...

How to Manage Use of Our Time Effectively and Prioritize the Important Over the...

BY: KEISHA JOHNSON It seems nearly impossible these days to manage the use of our time effectively so that the things that matter most get...

How to Clarify What Is My Purpose

BY: KEISHA JOHNSON Clarifying ‘what is my purpose’ is one of the biggest contentions people grapple with. If you’ve ever thought about this, you can probably...