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Monday, November 20, 2017

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...

Black and Caribbean Heritage 101

BY: KATHY MCDONALD Summer is a great time for students to get rejuvenated. I would like to propose a few activities that will not only...

The Proudest Moment of a Teacher’s Life!

BY: SIMONE SMITH TORONTO! As Founder of Hear 2 Help, a Community Development Organization established in 2012, I have made daily efforts in not only improving...

Fish Nor Fowl: Summer 2017

BY: KATHY MCDONALD It is hard to believe that the 2016/17 school year has come to an end. Across the province, many school boards are...

The Accountability Plan

BY: KATHY MCDONALD The time has come. Inclusion for our Black students especially our male Black students is on the forefront of many Boards across...

Prison Versus School

BY: KATHY MCDONALD The Roy Mcmurtry School (RMS) is a tiny gem situated in the most unlikely of spaces; a juvenile detention center. Why would...

Changes and Optimism

BY: KATHY MCDONALD As we enter into the last month of the school year we are faced with the usual end of the year activities:...

EQAO an Assessment of Learning

  BY: KATHY MCDONALD The EQAO is practically here. This year the exams are expected to take place between May 23rd and May 30th. EQAO is the...

Community News

Guardian Angels – 17th Annual Caribbean Children Foundation Gala Supports Critically-Ill Children From The...

BY: ALYSSA MAHADEO  It is believed that guardian angels are assigned to protect us here on this Earth, to guide us and aide us through...

Guyanese Contestant Crowned Miss West Indian Canadian 2017

BY: KABRENA ROBINSON  After an eventful and exciting evening of talent showcase, evening wear and question and answer segments at the Miss West Indian Canadian...

Annual Gala Continues to Highlight the Importance of Mental Health Awareness

BY: KABRENA ROBINSON  Conversations and awareness surrounding mental health have always been an area frequently shunned in society. Due to existing stigmas caused by lack...

Miss Diya Divas 2017

BY: LEANNE BENN Rajmini Ramkumar never imagined that she would help bring the spirit, creativity, and festiveness of Diwali celebrations held by Hindu communities in...

Supporting GTA Seniors A-Supreme Foundation Holds 3rd Annual Grand Charity Gala

BY: JELANI GRANT  Though the Jamaica Diaspora Conference came and went more than two months ago, Jamaicans continue to celebrate 55 years of independence in...