-0.5 C
Toronto, ON
Tuesday, June 19, 2018

We Rise Together

BY KATHY MCDONALD  We Rise Together: The Peel District School Board’s Action Plan to Support Black Students was officially approved on October 27th 2016. The...

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...

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...

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...

Excellence in Eloquence

BY: KATHY MCDONALD Of all the experiences that I have been afforded as a trustee with the Peel District School Board (PDSB), few are 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...

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...

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...

Education: 2016 in Review

BY KATHY MCDONALD I am writing this article in disbelief that this is my final article for the year 2016. It appears that as “mi...

The EQAO: To Be Or Not To Be

BY: KATHY MCDONALD  At the October 10th regular meeting of the Peel District School Board, the board passed a motion to write a letter to...

Community News

QCAAT hosts annual Father’s Day brunch fundraiser

BY: LEANNE BENN Father’s Day is coming up and many of us would like to appreciate the father and father figures we have in our...

Caribbean women empower & inspire each other to live life their way

BY: ALYSSA MAHADEO Smart, beautiful, strong, and powerful are only some of the attributes used to describe the women filled the room on Saturday, May...

Congress of Black Women of Canada Mississauga and Area Chapter celebrated black excellence in...

BY: ASHELLY SMITH On Sunday, June 10, 2018, Congress of Black Women of Canada Mississauga and Area Chapter awarded nine scholarships in the amount of...

Tis The Season 2018

BY: KATHY McDONALD It’s mind-boggling when you think that we are in the genesis of another graduation season. The provincial elections have come and gone...

Breaking Records

BY: JELANI GRANT With a record number of black candidates running for this year’s Ontario election, the Jamaican Canadian Association invited each of these candidates...