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Wednesday, May 23, 2018

You will always see who is really there for you when times get rough;...

BY: SIMONE JENNIFER SMITH  “I am an organization person, I believe in individuals banding together. I don’t believe in unilateral actions. Some people don’t like...

The Poverty Report: Part 1

BY: KATHY MCDONALD  This week I will be discussing the inextricable link between poverty, graduation rates, and student success. The column will be a two-part...

Education week and empowering modern learners

BY: KATHY MCDONALD  April is always an exciting time at school boards across Ontario. It’s Open House season as Education Week is celebrated usually in...

Stand up for education

BY: KATHY MCDONALD  After seeing the cover of the April O magazine, I got inspired to write this column. I was even more excited to...

Rediscover books

BY: KATHY MCDONALD As I begin to write this article it’s twenty degrees outside and I have just finished picking up my four-year-old, child number...

Do Your Kids Know Their History?

BY: KATHY MCDONALD Marcus Garvey in his wisdom once said: “A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a...

“Why Aren’t You Listening to Me?” (Part II)

BY: SIMONE JENNIFER SMITH  Welcome back Toronto! So; were you able to take a moment to think about our topic last week? Did you take...

“Why Aren’t You Listening to Me?” (Part 1 of 2)

BY: SIMONE JENNIFER SMITH  Have you ever taken in how hard it is to listen to someone? Let me paint a scenario for you? So,...

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,...

SEAC

BY: KATHY MCDONALD  It came as no surprise that numerous parents, when asked about SEAC, were unable to correctly say the acronym and most never...

Community News

Enter the MarketZone – TC Business Social presents Networking Opportunities for Everyone

BY: ALYSSA MAHADEO Through steelpan, great music, and even a drop in from Brampton’s Batman, for the past four years, Carib101 Media Group has worked...

Spring into S.H.A.P.E and feel empowered in your own skin

BY: ALYSSA MAHADEO “Imagine a life where you wake up every morning and love your S.H.A.P.E” We’re not talking about your physical shape, but the Spirituality,...

Building lifelong leadership skills at the Confident Leader Conference

BY: ALYSSA MAHADEO "With great power, comes great responsibility." - Voltaire A quote most commonly attributed to Uncle Ben from Spiderman, but originally quoted by...

Legacy Established – The 36th Annual BBPA Harry Jerome Awards; Understanding the Making of...

BY: SIMONE JENNIFER SMITH  “Whatever you are looking for in life is looking for you too. Saul Williams The glitter! The dresses! Men in three-piece suits!...

Trust 15 Gala building safer spaces for Rexdale youth

BY: JELANI GRANT Roughly 500 youths, parents, and business leaders sat down to celebrate the achievements and triumphs of youth in Rexdale at the Trust...