New animated preschool series Leela’s Island seeing the world from others’ perspectives

New animated preschool series Leela’s Island seeing the world from others’ perspectives

Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana, a world-leading international producer, distributor, and licensor of children’s animated and live-action content, and TIME Studios Kids and Family, the recently announced kids and family programming division of the Emmy Award®-winning TIME Studios, have teamed up to develop the new original preschool series Leela’s Island. Marking the first development partnership between the […]

The Art of Caribbean Flavours

The Art of Caribbean Flavours

By Stephen Weir  There is an art to appreciating Caribbean cooking and fine dining, and there is no better place to learn about it than the Art Gallery of Ontario. For the next two Friday afternoon, two of the city’s most loved Caribbean chefs will be on-line schooling AGO patrons about the fine art of […]

Allyship Summit for Change to support culture of inclusion and belonging

Allyship Summit for Change to support culture of inclusion and belonging

Recognizing the importance of continuous learning in advancing Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Scotiabank hosted an Allyship Summit for Change for its 90,000 employees. Sessions on why allyship matters, unconscious bias and privilege, inclusive hiring and effective allyship best practices have been made available to all Scotiabank employees. Kenji Yoshino, Chief Justice Earl Warren Professor of […]

MMP Mitzie Hunter urges us to take the vaccine

MMP Mitzie Hunter urges us to take the vaccine

Speaking at her 9th annual New Year’s Levee By Lincoln DePradine Ontario Liberal MPP Mitzie Hunter is reiterating calls for more people to be vaccinated against COVID-19, describing the virus as one of two major community challenges of the past year. The other was a spike in gun violence, which is “a serious issue we […]

Martin Luther King’s connection to Canada

Martin Luther King’s connection to Canada

King attended the 1956 Emancipation Day celebrations in Windsor An international student at the University of Windsor who grew up in Africa and the Netherlands says today [King was born January 15] is very special to her. It’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day — a federal holiday in the U.S. commemorating the life of the […]

B.C launches Blасk Exсеllеnсе Dау

B.C launches Blасk Exсеllеnсе Dау

  A nеw іnіtіаtіvе in B.C., whісh has еmеrgеd frоm thе Blасk Shіrt Dау mоvеmеnt, аіmѕ to ѕраrk іmроrtаnt соnvеrѕаtіоnѕ about аntі-rасіѕm аnd unіtу among various ethnic grоuрѕ. Kamika Wіllіаmѕ, рrеѕіdеnt of Nіnаndоtоо Society — ‘nіnа ndoto’ іѕ thе Swаhіlі wоrd for “I have a dream” — said ѕhе created Black Exсеllеnсе Day аftеr соnѕultіng […]

Things you need to do after recovering from COVID – 19

Things you need to do after recovering from COVID – 19

After COVID-19 infection, most people form adequate antibodies which prevents them from contracting the virus again. Nonetheless, it’s an unknown territory for the medical practitioners across the world, as to how long can that immunity stand. Cases where patients had the novel coronavirus again, have been reported too. More in this way, for individuals who […]

Rapper BANGGZ asks “Who’s Gassing Who?”

Rapper BANGGZ asks “Who’s Gassing Who?”

With the release of his newest song, “Who’s Gassing Who?” Ottawa-based Nigeria-born rapper Banggz commands the spotlight in a constantly expanding catalog full of pop rappers echoing mainstream tropes. Banggz sounds like a seasoned vocalist in his newest single, hinting at this musician’s expertise when it comes to producing. Banggz often approaches his music endeavors […]

Benjamin Alexander will be first skier to represent Jamaica at Winter Olympics

Benjamin Alexander will be first skier to represent Jamaica at Winter Olympics

Benjamin Alexander only took up the sport in 2016 and does not have a full-time coach. But he managed to qualify for Beijing after finishing seventh in the giant slalom at the Cape Verde National Ski Championships on 12 January. The 38-year-old, who grew up in Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, England, but has a Jamaican father, will […]