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Thursday, April 26, 2018

Canada Lifts Visa Requirements with Mexico

BY ASHTON COLLEGE  The Three Amigos may have been in Ottawa last week for a political summit but for some, it was a fiesta for...

Tech Sector and Immigration

BY ASHTON COLLEGE  Last week we featured an article on the international student ‘brain drain’ and how it affects the future of the Canadian economy....

The Heart of a Servant Leader

BY KEISHA JOHNSON As a child, Kevin Junor observed his mother Joyce selflessly care for others from whatever means she had. Joyce lived the motto,...

Take a Chance – Step Out!

BY KEISHA JOHNSON Have you heard it said, the water will never part until you put your feet in it? This metaphor references the biblical...

International Student Brain Drain

BY ASHTON COLLEGE There’s a problem with immigration in Canada, one that isn’t always talked about openly. If you were born here you probably aren’t...

The Battle Against Perception

BY KEISHA JOHNSON When actress Kerry Washington told Oprah that expectations are disappointments waiting to happen, it initially stomped me. I wasn’t sure if...

How Ready Are You for Entrepreneurship?

BY KEISHA JOHNSON With the tenuous nature of today’s job market and the ease of starting a business in Canada, the number of persons entering...

Dignity – The Great Equalizer

BY KEISHA JOHNSON  This week’s topic is a bit of a departure from the traditional rhetoric of professional development. But it remains within the underpinning...

What it Takes to Live for What You Will Die For – Part 2

BY KEISHA JOHNSON  Congratulations to Grant and Trish Browning, owners of Carib101 Media Corp, for putting their skin in the game to create a platform...

What it Takes to Live for What You Will Die For

BY KEISHA JOHNSON  This space is a place to encourage you in the things that will give you an edge in life to walk the...

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...