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Tuesday, December 12, 2017

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Listen and Learn with Hear to Help You Community Development Services

BY: ALYSSA MAHADEO  We aren’t born perfect, and we don’t leave this world in perfection either. Life is a journey and we each traverse in...

Crowned Spice “Better Ingredients, Better Spices”

BY: ALYSSA MAHADEO For those that know how to put together an exquisite culinary masterpiece, they understand that the spices they use can either make...


Information is Power

BY: KATHY MCDONALD  Parents, the most important gift you can give your child is that of your time. I am painfully aware that time is...


Dessert’s On! Chocolatey Vegan Brownie Bites

BY: EARTHA LOWE  The quality of ingredients you bring to your baking counter when it comes to making a dessert will determine whether or not your highly anticipated delight will succeed or falter. The ingredients...

Honey-Roasted Root Vegetables

BY: EARTHA LOWE Roasting root vegetables define contemporary cooking! You can combine almost any vegetables you want, turning a simple dish into a dramatic one that's low in fat, high in flavour, and that gets...

Easy 1 Pot Red Pepper Pasta

BY: PHILIP DEWAR For many of you, potlucks can be dreadful. If you’re not very skilled in the kitchen, often times resorting to a vegetable or fruit platter, or a box of doughnuts ends up...

Creamy Jamaican Pumpkin & Carrot Soup

BY: EARTHA LOWE There's a famous reggae song titled "Hot Sexy Punkie" by international artist Sean Paul. Should you know this "sweet" reggae song, raise your hand if each year at the beginning of harvest...

How To Cook The Perfect Turkey

BY: PHILIP DEWAR Although Thanksgiving has passed, we have another big holiday coming up in Christmas. This year, make sure your turkey is cooked perfectly so it can be the star of the table. All...

Health & Wellness

Winter Skin Woes

BY: KIZZY COURTNEY With winter's cold temperatures bearing down on us, it's time to start thinking about our skin and re-evaluating our skincare regimens. In...


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Better Tomorrow

Women of Power Weekends

BY: SIMONE JENNIFER SMITH  I have to say Toronto, I am very proud to be an African Woman in September. The last few weeks have...
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Women Empowered

Dahlia Bateman-An Attorney and Advocate

BY: DELLIA RISMAY  “Put your money where your mouth is.” It’s a saying all of us are familiar with. It’s a firm reminder that if...

Elizabeth Correia – Surviving Pain Through Finding Purpose

BY: ALYSSA MAHADEO  To endure is to discover an inner strength we didn't know we were capable of, our resilience unwavering pushing forward to a...


The Indie Music Scene in Toronto

BY: DT THE ARTIST  Toronto is a bustling and busy city. There is always something going on. And the same can be said musically of...

Situationships Pt. 2

Dear Lina Hey girl! Just read your column & yes I'm in the same situationship!!!  I've been with a man for eighteen months and nothing has...

Love Like a Soca and Reggae Song

BY: KEZIA ROYER-BURKETT Letter from a reader from the last article on situationships. Hey, I’m a first-time reader of your column and I’m so happy I...

Making The Soundtrack For The City: T Major

BY: DT THE ARTIST  One of the city’s favourite producers, T Major is building the soundtrack for the city. Starting off as a producer, T...


BY: KEZIA ROYER-BURKETT Beyoncé’s song Upgrade You featuring Jay-Z popped into my head when I thought about a guy I dated aka had a situationship...


Top Family Vacation Recommendations

BY: VANESSA ERDELYI So many destinations, which one will you choose? Are you having a hard time deciding where to spend your family vacation? I...

Hurricane Irma & Maria