Bobsledder Cynthia Appiah slides to World Cup bronze

Bobsledder Cynthia Appiah slides to World Cup bronze

Toronto’s Cynthia Appiah slid to a bronze medal in the women’s monobob event at a World Cup event in Park City, Utah on Friday. The 32-year-old finished behind American gold medallist Kaillie Humphries, while Germany’s Lisa Buckwitz took silver. Winnipeg’s Bianca Ribi finished 0.75 seconds back of a spot on the podium, ending up in seventh place. Ribi won gold last […]

The story of one of the last living Black Canadian WWII veterans

The story of one of the last living Black Canadian WWII veterans

Alvie Burden is one of the last surviving Black Canadian veterans who served in the Second World War. Alvie’s youngest son Kelly sat beside his father in Armstrong, B.C., where Alvie now lives, prompting some of Alvie’s stories and filling in some blanks. “Don’t ever go back to war, isn’t that what you said before?” […]