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Thursday, April 26, 2018

My Educational Utopia

BY: SIMONE SMITH The decision to apply to a university must be seen as a definite and well thought out decision. During the last...

It Becomes Clear Once You Make Sense of It!

BY SIMONE SMITH  It hit me like a lightning bolt; I have been thinking about why the African community avoids dealing with mental health. I...

The Bigger Picture – Part 4

BY SIMONE SMITH  “You have to remember that one day will be your day. You can’t quit. “ -Author Unknown Readers; how are you feeling this...

Thoughts to End your Year; Change Begins When You Want It To!

BY: SIMONE JENNIFER SMITH Toronto, I swear this year went by so quickly. For many of us, we are still struggling with some of our...

Legalize it

BY: SIMONE SMITH Bob Marley’s song lyrics were prophetic and before its time.  Legalize it don`t Criticize it, Legalize it yea-ah-yea-ah, and I will Advertize...

The Bigger Picture – Part 5

BY SIMONE SMITH Welcome back city of Toronto! What a fantastic couple of weeks. Finally the sun is shining and we can start enjoying our...

Foucault’s Governmentality; Understanding Why We Don’t Trust the Government

BY SIMONE SMITH Usually, my column stays away from the political side of things, but with the recent election in the United States, I thought...

Preparing for the school year – What types of teachers could our children face?

BY SIMONE SMITH Welcome Toronto Caribbean community! We welcome all readers and thank you for being such an integral part of this newspaper. My role...

Pervasive Developmental Disorders; Autism, it Cannot be Ignored; Issa’s Story

BY SIMONE SMITH Good Week Toronto Caribbean readers. I am happy that many of you have been following this series, Pervasive Development Disorders; Autism, it...

The Art of Negotiations

BY SIMONE SMITH  During these times, I am a very, very nervous citizen of the world. There are wars breaking out all over the world;...

Community News

Tree of Hope. 16th annual We Believe Gala bringing awareness and hope for change

BY: JELANI GRANT  Throughout the night guests filled out their donation cards and had a ribbon signed with their name displayed on stage. The ribbons...

‘Take d Milk, Nah?’ Shines light on the question of identity

BY: ALYSSA MAHADEO Who am I? How can I prove to the world who I am? Why do I have to prove my identity to...

Get ready to be FLOOR’D

BY: DELLIA RISMAY Raw energy. Blissful. Unique. These are just some of the words Natasha Powell, the artistic director and choreographer behind FLOOR’D uses to...

Head Girl play tackles difficult issues through comedy

BY: JELANI GRANT Presented by Real Queens Productions, Jamaican playwright Paul O. Beale debuted, The Head Girl, at the Jamaican Canadian Association. Robert Gordon, Kameka...

CACD Rewarded for volunteer excellence at awards ceremony

BY: KRISTINA RAMCHARRAN  In recognition of those using their spare time to create betterment in the community, the Volunteering Service Awards were created. The awards...