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Sunday, May 27, 2018

SEAC

BY: KATHY MCDONALD  It came as no surprise that numerous parents, when asked about SEAC, were unable to correctly say the acronym and most never...

We are the Best Agents for Change

BY KATHY MCDONALD When one is continuously exposed to the senseless killing of Black males by police in the US, Canada or any other jurisdiction,...

Get Involved, Pay Attention

BY: KATHY MCDONALD  It seems preposterous that I am writing my first article for the 2018 year. As I reflect on what I think is...

Reflections: A Call to Action.

As I reflect on the academic year that was I am reminded of the numerous examples of the magnificent initiatives that the PDSB as...

Labrish with Trustee McDonald

BY KATHY MCDONALD  Applied or academic? How do they impact my child? What is an IEP …Individual Educational Plan?  What is an OSR (Ontario Student...

The Man in the Arena

BY KATHY MCDONALD  On April 15th I had the pleasure of attending the Herbert H. Carnegie Future Aces Foundation Awards and Scholarships, followed by the...

Parent Power

BY KATHY MCDONALD  The United Achievers’ Club of Brampton applied and received a grant to host a Parent Symposium geared primarily towards the Caribbean and...

Do Your Kids Know Their History?

BY: KATHY MCDONALD Marcus Garvey in his wisdom once said: “A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a...

Report Cards 101

BY: KATHY MCDONALD  It’s hard to believe that January is but a distant memory and February is marching on. By the end of the week,...

Rediscover books

BY: KATHY MCDONALD As I begin to write this article it’s twenty degrees outside and I have just finished picking up my four-year-old, child number...

Community News

Enter the MarketZone – TC Business Social presents Networking Opportunities for Everyone

BY: ALYSSA MAHADEO Through steelpan, great music, and even a drop in from Brampton’s Batman, for the past four years, Carib101 Media Group has worked...

Spring into S.H.A.P.E and feel empowered in your own skin

BY: ALYSSA MAHADEO “Imagine a life where you wake up every morning and love your S.H.A.P.E” We’re not talking about your physical shape, but the Spirituality,...

Building lifelong leadership skills at the Confident Leader Conference

BY: ALYSSA MAHADEO "With great power, comes great responsibility." - Voltaire A quote most commonly attributed to Uncle Ben from Spiderman, but originally quoted by...

Legacy Established – The 36th Annual BBPA Harry Jerome Awards; Understanding the Making of...

BY: SIMONE JENNIFER SMITH  “Whatever you are looking for in life is looking for you too. Saul Williams The glitter! The dresses! Men in three-piece suits!...

Trust 15 Gala building safer spaces for Rexdale youth

BY: JELANI GRANT Roughly 500 youths, parents, and business leaders sat down to celebrate the achievements and triumphs of youth in Rexdale at the Trust...