The Bahamas through the eyes of its artists

The Bahamas through the eyes of its artists

In daydreams of The Bahamas, most of us conjure idyllic imagery of turquoise seas, golden beaches, and luxe spa sessions. While these dreams undoubtedly reflect the beautiful reality of The Bahamas, the destination is more than just secluded cays and sunsets that look as if they leapt off a canvas. The Bahamas is a proud […]

Court set aside refusal of visitor’s visa for Guyanese family  

Court set aside refusal of visitor’s visa for Guyanese family   

by Sukhram Ramkissoon Every year tens of thousands of foreign nationals who have close family ties or friends in Canada, submit visitor visa applications.  A visitor visa is also known as a Temporary Resident Visa (TRV)which allows persons to enter Canada for a vacation or other reasons. Not all countries require their citizens to obtain […]

Migrant farmworkers files human rights complaint against racist policing practices

Migrant farmworkers files human rights complaint against racist policing practices

  Last Monday, 54 migrant farm workers sought justice from the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario in a historic and potentially precedent-setting case. In October 2013, after a sexual assault that occurred near the community of Bayham, Ontario, the OPP conducted a DNA sweep to collect samples from approximately 95 migrant farm workers employed in […]

Prime Minister’s award for teaching excellence granted to two young GTA teachers

Prime Minister’s award for teaching excellence granted to two young GTA teachers

  Two GTA teachers have been named among an elite group of Canadians – recipients of the prime minister’s award for teaching excellence in ggeneral, and for teaching excellence in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). They are Rachel Luke, who teaches at Glenforest Secondary School in Mississauga, and Jason Bradshaw, who teaches at Castlebrooke […]

Learning the unspoken history of Nova Scotia

Learning the unspoken history of Nova Scotia

Group’s goal is to create change and equip other immigrant youth to “stay, transform and thrive” in Nova Scotia A group of young people who immigrated to Halifax from around the world are joining together to find out for themselves about the “untold” history of the province, starting with Africville. Elissama Menezes emigrated from Brazil […]

Clifton Corbin’s book Your Kids, Their Money to educate children on money management

Clifton Corbin’s book Your Kids, Their Money to educate children on money management

Your Kids, Their Money gives you the tools to teach your children about the one area many parents never talk about – money. Drawing on his master’s in business administration (MBA), finance experience, and practices with his own children, Clifton Corbin provides a guide for the modern parent. In this book you will learn how […]

Budding Canadian Black entrepreneurs get leg up from Network of Untapped Entrepreneurs

Budding Canadian Black entrepreneurs get leg up from Network of Untapped Entrepreneurs

Former Toronto Raptor Jerome “JYD” Williams leads the way Helping aspiring BIPOC entrepreneurs overcome barriers to success, the Black Entrepreneurship Through Acquisition Incubator (BETA-i) has partnered with former Toronto Raptor and founder of Alumni Pro Global Sports, Jerome “JYD” Williams, and the Network of Untapped Entrepreneurs (NUE). “Today we are pleased to announce NUE has […]