Corus Entertainment offers internship to Black emerging filmmakers

Corus Entertainment offers internship to Black emerging filmmakers

Corus Entertainment has teamed up with OYA Emerging Filmmakers to launch the Corus Unscripted Internship Program, a newly-created training, networking and mentorship opportunity for Black emerging filmmakers who have completed post-secondary education and are interested in pursuing a television career in the lifestyle and factual genres. As a complement to the OYA Emerging Filmmakers program […]

Black Students studying automotive technology get a lift from Toyota Canada

Black Students studying automotive technology get a lift from Toyota Canada

The Toyota Canada Foundation has announced it will be funding scholarships for Black students pursuing post-secondary education in automotive technology. Toyota Canada Foundation scholarship recipients will be selected and awarded by Black Business and Professional Association’s (BBPA) National Scholarship Program, which is committed to supporting and promoting the achievement of academic excellence for Black Canadian […]

$1M federal stimulus to help it sustain businesses in Little Jamaica

$1M federal stimulus to help it sustain businesses in Little Jamaica

Business owners are hoping that a $1 million federal grant aimed at revitalizing Little Jamaica will help to boost the profile of the historic community in Toronto. The owners said last Sunday that the money is coming at a good time because Black-owned businesses along Eglinton Avenue West, mostly located between Marlee Avenue and Oakwood […]

Dominica supports the “One China Policy”

Dominica supports the “One China Policy”

The Commonwealth of Dominica has signed a visa-waiver agreement with the People’s Republic of China, strengthening the bilateral ties between the two countries. Dominica Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit and Chinese Ambassador to Dominica Lin Xianjiang signed the agreement in a ceremony on Monday, November 22, in the presence of several other officials from both countries. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Ford should sign the child care deal now

Ford should sign the child care deal now

  When the Liberals made the election promise of funding $30 billion to allow for $10 a day child care, parents of any age and of any political persuasion would have found it difficult not to applaud the Liberals for making it. No doubt the announcement would have also been met with a great deal […]

The late Denise Jones remembered at 15th annual Jamrock

The late Denise Jones remembered at 15th annual Jamrock

The 15th annual Helping Hands Jamaica Foundation Gala ‘Jamrock’ took place on Friday, October 22, 2021, at Palais Royale in Toronto. The event’s theme celebrated One Love, the inclusiveness of all cultures, races, and genders joining together to ‘be the change’ in the country they love. The event organizers had the safety of all attendees […]

SOCAN adds cash awards for Black and Indigenous budding musicians

SOCAN adds cash awards for Black and Indigenous budding musicians

Established in 1992, the SOCAN Foundation is dedicated to the promotion of music creation and a better understanding of the role of music creators in today’s society. The SOCAN Foundation announced that it is adding ten new cash prizes to the TD Indigenous Songwriters Awards and the SiriusXM Black Canadian Music Awards giving more opportunities […]

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