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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

In search of Black folk in rural Saskatchewan

In search of Black folk in rural Saskatchewan

Shayna Jones started a project of collecting stories from Black people living in rural places a year ago, and now she’s collaborating with Heritage Saskatchewan and the Saskatchewan African Canadian Heritage Museum to further her Black and Rural project. Shayna Jones, a folklorist and performance storyteller from Kaslo, B.C., moved to the Kootenay mountains to […]

PACE sends 1000 literacy and numeracy aids to 200 childhood institutions in Jamaica

PACE sends 1000 literacy and numeracy aids to 200 childhood institutions in Jamaica

  By Lincoln DePradine Students at more than 200 early childhood institutions in Jamaica are the beneficiaries of a supply of “Onetab’’, an electronic device that the Canadian donors say would allow the users – children ages three to six – “teach themselves literacy and numeracy’’. Canada-based Project for the Advancement of Childhood Education (PACE) […]

It took 30 years but Haitian adoptee finally reunites with his 5 siblings

It took 30 years but Haitian adoptee finally reunites with his 5 siblings

Thirty-year-old Michel was born in Haiti, and adopted at just five weeks old by his Canadian parents, Susette and David Prentice of Flesherton, Ontario It was March 2020, just a week before the entire world shut down, when Michel Prentice received a message on LinkedIn that changed his life. “He was like, ‘I think you […]

Antigua rejects online school for unvaccinated children

Antigua rejects online school for unvaccinated children

Protestors say that the government’s vaccination mandate is reminiscent of slavery. “Education not vaccination…the people have the power!” This was the clarion cry as approximately 200 people gathered outside the Ministry of Education headquarters last Tuesday to protest what they described as discrimination against unvaccinated children. One woman said that she did her part to […]

Humber College and Markham Fire Services to train young firefighters

Humber College and Markham Fire Services to train young firefighters

Markham Fire and Emergency Services promoting diversity Markham Fire and Emergency Services (MFES) and Humber College have entered a unique agreement aimed at enhancing inclusion while reducing participation barriers for Black, Indigenous, and racialized Markham students who wish to build a career in firefighting. This agreement creates a complete package of scholarships, equipment, supports for […]

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