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04 May 2018

Black Coaches And The NHL

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On January 18th of this year, Willie O’Ree celebrated his 60th anniversary since he broke the NHL’s color barrier with the Boston Bruins in a hockey game against the Montreal Canadiens on January 18, 1958.

02 May 2018

Fundraiser For Teen Prodigy Gets Him Closer To Juilliard Dream

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It's an opportunity most young musicians only dream of, the chance to attend The Juilliard School in New York City.

01 May 2018

New Underground Railroad Heritage Center Opens In Niagara Falls

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When it opens May 4, the Underground Railroad Heritage Center in Niagara Falls will become one of the nation's historical sites to commemorate the journey of freedom seekers to Canada.

26 Apr 2018

Ontario Supporting Black Parents, Caregivers and Families

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(PRESS RELEASE) Ontario is supporting innovative community-based programs designed to provide culturally relevant parenting support to help improve outcomes for Black children, youth and their families.

26 Apr 2018

CEE Centre For Young Black Professionals Seeks New Leader

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(PRESS RELEASE) The co-founder and Executive Director of the CEE Centre for Young Black Professionals, Dr. Kofi Hope, informed the CEE Board that he will be stepping down by the summer of 2018, ending a more than 6-year run leading one of Toronto’s most innovative agencies serving Black youth.

23 Apr 2018

Afua Cooper Is The New Poet Laureate of Halifax

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Halifax's new poet laureate says everybody has a tale to tell, and for the next two years the accomplished scholar, author and social justice advocate says she'll work to uncover residents' untold stories.

22 Apr 2018

Jamaicans In Nova Scotia Respond To MLA's "Ignorance, Prejudice and Racial Bias"

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On behalf of the Jamaican Cultural Association of Nova Scotia (JCANS) I take this opportunity to rebut and reject the negative comments of MLA Elizabeth McCrossin against JAMAICA and Jamaicans in particular.

19 Apr 2018

Apparently Legalizing Weed Will Make Nova Scotians Lazy Like Jamaicans, According to Tory Leadership Candidate

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Update: Smith-McCrossin has since apologized for her remarks.

16 Apr 2018

Durham District School Board Recruiting Black Teachers

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The demographic landscape of Durham Region has changed and is continuing to change.

13 Apr 2018

The Man Trying To Close The Gender Divide On Math

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As a teenager beginning high school in his Ivory Coast homeland, Ismael Mourifié looked around his classroom and understood something was inherently wrong.

13 Apr 2018

Black Community Tough On Provincial Leaders At First Debate

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The Black Community in Ontario got to ask the hard questions and to hear directly from the leaders of three of the province’s major political parties contesting the June 7 general election.

13 Apr 2018

Daniel G. Hill Dedicated His Life To Recording Black Canadian History

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On April 6th 2018, I had the opportunity and privilege to present an oral paper and submit a poster presentation at the, “Remember Me-The Changing Face of Memorialization” Conference (April 4th to 7th), in Hull, UK.

12 Apr 2018

Mike Schreiner And The Green Party Emerge As The "Surprising Winner" Of The Black Community Provincial Debate

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The first leaders debate for the Ontario provincial election kicked off at the Jamaican Canadian Association Centre last night in Toronto.

 

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