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Thursday, June 21, 2018

Public Engagements Will Help Shape Future of Student Assessment

Toronto – Beginning in November, Ontario students, parents, teachers and education partners, have an opportunity for the first time in 20 years to help...

Show Up! Be Present! Let Your Voice Count!

BY: KATHY MCDONALD  The Jamaican Canadian Association (JCA) held a town hall meeting on Thursday, November the 9th and despite the frigid cold, ice and...

Gimmie your Shirt….. Please!!!

BY: KATHY MCDONALD  I know. What the heck do shirts have to do with education? Let me explain, please. The shirt has everything to do...

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...

Transitions

BY: KATHY MCDONALD  The 2017/18 school year is just one month old and students are beginning to be exposed to opportunities for the 2018/19 school...

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...

Circle September 16th 2017

BY: KATHY MCDONALD  Happy Academic New Year 2017/18. It is truly mind-boggling how quickly the days are flying. Summer is on its way out and...

Contemplative Reflections

BY: KATHY MCDONALD  As I reflect on the last two weekends and all the activities and learning opportunities that were available to all I am...

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...

The Proudest Moment of a Teacher’s Life!

BY: SIMONE SMITH TORONTO! As Founder of Hear 2 Help, a Community Development Organization established in 2012, I have made daily efforts in not only improving...

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...