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Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Leila Springer – Surviving Cancer and Discovering Life’s Purpose

BY: ALYSSA MAHADEO  Born in a small village, in a small parish, on the small island of Barbados, Leila Springer entered life in the fast...

Tasheka Mason Redefining the Canadian Dream

BY: KRISTINA RAMCHARRAN  Tasheka Mason isn’t your average twenty-three-year-old woman from Toronto. Growing up in Scarborough, she had dreams to do great amounts of kindness...

Hip-Hop Queen Michie Mee Reigns

BY: KRISTINA RAMCHARRAN  Her name is known across Toronto and for anyone who is a fan of 90’s hip-hop. Michie Mee is commonly referred to...

Desree Crooks – Empowering Children of the Next Generation

BY: ALYSSA MAHADEO We live in a world where creative new ideas are born every day. Over the past few years, many have taken matters...

Jakielu – “Decide Who You’re Going To Be

BY: DELLIA RISMAY  Being born in Chicago, a city that has historically been big on the music scene doesn’t necessarily guarantee that someone will grow...

Kristal Lewis – Having An ‘I Win’ Attitude

BY: LEANNE BENN Sometimes with the right love, support, motivation, and people around you, you can find yourself striving and living the life you have...

Community News

Tree of Hope. 16th annual We Believe Gala bringing awareness and hope for change

BY: JELANI GRANT  Throughout the night guests filled out their donation cards and had a ribbon signed with their name displayed on stage. The ribbons...

‘Take d Milk, Nah?’ Shines light on the question of identity

BY: ALYSSA MAHADEO Who am I? How can I prove to the world who I am? Why do I have to prove my identity to...

Get ready to be FLOOR’D

BY: DELLIA RISMAY Raw energy. Blissful. Unique. These are just some of the words Natasha Powell, the artistic director and choreographer behind FLOOR’D uses to...

Head Girl play tackles difficult issues through comedy

BY: JELANI GRANT Presented by Real Queens Productions, Jamaican playwright Paul O. Beale debuted, The Head Girl, at the Jamaican Canadian Association. Robert Gordon, Kameka...

CACD Rewarded for volunteer excellence at awards ceremony

BY: KRISTINA RAMCHARRAN  In recognition of those using their spare time to create betterment in the community, the Volunteering Service Awards were created. The awards...