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Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Fish Nor Fowl: Summer 2017

BY: KATHY MCDONALD It is hard to believe that the 2016/17 school year has come to an end. Across the province, many school boards are...

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...

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...

Changes and Optimism

BY: KATHY MCDONALD As we enter into the last month of the school year we are faced with the usual end of the year activities:...

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...

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...

The Simple Truth

BY: KATHY MCDONALD “Duppy know who to frighten”. This Jamaican saying refers to bullies or people that try to push the boundaries but stop when...

Big and Bold

BY: KATHY MCDONALD I was thrilled to see a notable increase in the number of Black and Caribbean families that attend the Numeracy and Beyond...

Numeracy and Beyond

BY: KATHY MCDONALD Numeracy and Beyond is the name of the Peel District School Board’s (PDSB) parent conference for 2017. This annual conference is the...

Forward March

BY KATHY MCDONALD I don’t think there is a happier person on this planet than myself that 2016 is over. I truly shudder at several...

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...