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Sunday, February 25, 2018

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...

Trump Trauma

BY KATHY MCDONALD I must admit that I had to rewrite my entire column as I was so convinced that common sense would prevail and...

Success for the Caribbean and Black Student

BY KATHY MCDONALD  The Commission on Systemic Racism in the Ontario Criminal Justice System was established in 1992. The commission’s study examined the practice, procedures...

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,...

Exams, Sleep and Stress

BY KATHY MCDONALD Have you tried talking to an IB student lately? I would not recommend it as most of them are in the throes of...

Big and Bold

BY: KATHY MCDONALD I was thrilled to see a notable increase in the number of Black and Caribbean families that attend the Numeracy and Beyond...

Jean Augustine S.S. Set to Open September 2016

BY KATHY MCDONALD  February is a busy month filled with many holidays and celebrations. There is Valentine’s Day, Family Day, Chinese New Year and Black...

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...

Reflections: A Call to Action.

As I reflect on the academic year that was I am reminded of the numerous examples of the magnificent initiatives that the PDSB as...

Tis the Season for Exams

BY KATHY MCDONALD  As we are busy preparing for Christmas and various other Holy Days we must remember to keep our finger on the education...

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...