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Sunday, February 25, 2018

Selective Mutism

BY: ALLISON BROWN This past week a reader asked me to write about selective mutism.  Each request for a topic allows me to share information...

The Complexities of Healthcare

BY: ALLISON BROWN There are so many issues related to healthcare that are being discussed now which provides opportunities to make decisions to positively impact...

The Facts About Menopause

BY: ALLISON BROWN  As people age, whether female or male, there are certain changes that the body goes through to mark the transition into older...

A Healthcare Experience Abroad

BY ALLISON BROWN On a recent vacation with my family and friends, one of my friends became very ill. Prior to her leaving for the...

A is for Autism and Awareness Learn the Facts

BY MICHELLE SMITH  April is known as Autism awareness month. April 2nd, 2016 was celebrated as World Autism Awareness Day. Thousands of landmarks, including the...

How to Begin a Yoga Practice

BY EMILLIE CLOSS Beginning a yoga practice can be intimidating and it can be difficult to know where to start. There are so many varieties...

What Does It Mean To Be “Brain Dead”?

BY: ALLISON BROWN Over the last few weeks, we have heard about Taquisha McKitty, the 27-year-old mother, daughter, sister, granddaughter, and friend who as a...

What is Thyroid Disease?

BY: ALLISON BROWN The Canadian Thyroid Association was founded in 1980 by Diana Meltzer Abramsky in Kingston, ON.  Her aim was to help others who...

Caregivers Are an Important Part of Our Healthcare System

BY ALLISON BROWN If you care for someone you are called an informal caregiver. Those who get paid for caregiving as a result of working...

Get the Facts About Medical Marijuana – Who’s Eligible?

BY MICHELLE SMITH In recent weeks medical Marijuana has been trending as a big discussion, especially with most recent talks by Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne saying...

Community News

Diversity Wins – TBFF ’18 Delivers Family Fun And Meaningful Discussion

BY: JELANI GRANT Based on the continuous flow of new talent highlighted each year of the Toronto Black Film Festival, the growth and development of...

Get in the Game – A VIRTUAL EXPERIENCE

BY: ALYSSA MAHADEO Ever had an out of body experience? That’s what it feels like to be surrounded by the digitally designed world of Virtual...

Canada Joins The Movement – Building Better Opportunities For Black Canadians With The  International...

BY: ALYSSA MAHADEO For generations, Canada has been known as the land of opportunity. Individuals have immigrated from all over the world to share their...

Get Away & Play! Sports Travel Experts Announce Caribbean Cup Tennis Series

BY: ALYSSA MAHADEO Sports and charity go hand in hand, a testament to the athletes that dedicate their hard work and efforts in more ways...

3rd Annual Looking Back into the Future Conference

BY: JELANI GRANT  Channon Oyeniran held her 3rd Annual Looking Back Into The Future Conference over the past weekend. The conference, held at the Ajax...