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Thursday, June 21, 2018

Brampton student wins provincial award for poetry competition for OSSTF

BY: LEANNE BENN The 2018 Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF) has awarded their latest recipient their highest honour. Christina Mohan of Harold M. Braithwaite...

POR AMOR helps prove African history is necessary outside of February

BY: JELANI GRANT  The multi-disciplinary arts and culture organization POR AMOR partnered with PEACE (People Everywhere Actually Coexisting Equally) to hold African history assemblies for...

Giving kids with sickle-cell a brighter summer, one step at a time

BY: DELLIA RISMAY  Sickle-cell disease can be a challenge for anyone to deal with, but it can be especially difficult for a child. SCD affects...

BLACK FRUITS – Black History Business affair promotes STEM for Change

BY: ASHELLY SMITH When you hear ‘Black Fruits’ I bet you are thinking about delectable sweet fruits such as blackberries, black cherries, dark plums, huckleberries...

Spreading smiles, one breakfast at a time

BY: DELLIA RISMAY It’s widespread knowledge that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but countless children around the world come from families...

3rd Annual Black Diamond Ball celebrates black excellence

BY: KABRENA ROBINSON The 3rd annual Black Diamond Ball was an exquisite soirée held at Toronto's luxurious Fairmount Royal filled with entertainers, business leader and...

Canada’s first Black Youth Robotics Team enters FIRST Robotics Competition

BY: ALYSSA MAHADEO Since the implementation of the internet, many avenues for technological advancement have been opened, allowing for ideas that were once a figment...

The Legends of Reggae who satisfies one’s soul

BY: ASHELLY SMITH “There's a land that I have heard about so far across the sea. To have you on my Dreamland would be like...

Violence 360 campaign highlights violence in the black community

BY: JELANI GRANT  Jessica Yamoah’s Innovate Inclusion launched the Violence 360 campaign, funded by the Province of Ontario under the Ontario Black Youth Action Plan....

Black Trauma analyzes the past and paves a brighter future

BY: KRISTINA RAMCHARRAN  This Black History Month, a non-profit organization named Essence Of Mind took the time to dig deeper into how the black community...

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...