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18 Jul 2019

STAGES Canada To Showcase Up-And-Coming Artists In Jamaica With IrieMon Tour

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The stage is set, the backdrop is picturesque, and the talents are excited and ready. After months of work, teasers, and auditions, the Stages Canada brand is now in tour mode, with the first global leg in Jamaica dubbed the “IrieMon Tour.”

25 Jun 2019

Minister of Canadian Heritage and Multiculturalism Announces New Anti-Racism Strategy

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Diversity is Canada’s strength and a cornerstone of our national identity. Still, many Canadians face barriers that prevent them from fully participating in society.

24 Jun 2019

Culture Meets Health With 2019 BrAIDS for AIDS BrAIDathon

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For the 8th year in a row, BrAIDS for AIDS will be hosting its signature fundraising event -The International BrAIDathon and Beauty Show on July 27th, 2019.

12 Jun 2019

Queen's University Introduces Fund To Address Century-Old Racist Admissions Policy

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Queen’s University has established a fund for black medical students after formally revoking a century-old ban on their admission.

12 Jun 2019

Toronto's Black And Caribbean Communities Raise $300K To Bring Historical Caribbean Photos To The AGO

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Toronto, Canada—June 5, 2019—The Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) announces today that it has acquired The Montgomery Collection of Caribbean Photographs, a singular collection of more than 3,500 historical images from 34 countries including Jamaica, Barbados and Trinidad.

04 Jun 2019

Toronto's Queer Underground Community Rises For Pride Mega Event

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The Rude Collective teams up with Maricon (NYC) to create a QTBIPOC Pride mega-event. This is the first-time headliner Joey LaBeija will perform his recently released album for a live crowd as well as his first performance in Toronto.

21 May 2019

This Young Ontario Woman Was Accepted To Harvard, But Now Has Just A Month To Raise $75K

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Imagine getting into Harvard University and then finding out you've got just three months to come up with tens of thousands of dollars to prove you'll be able to afford the tuition.

16 May 2019

Celina Caesar-Chavannes Winner of the Viola Desmond Award at the Salon International de la Femme Noire

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The Audace au Féminin team announces that Celina Caesar-Chavannes is the recipient of the Viola-Desmond Prize for the second edition of the Salon International de la Femme Noire (SIFN).

13 May 2019

The Safety Epidemic Facing Black Children In Ontario Schools

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I caught on to a troubling story on Instagram last week about a Black student named Genesis. The photo of her bloody and bruised eye gave me pause. She reportedly suffered ongoing bullying by a white male peer at Glenview Public school, which is located in a wealthy Toronto neighborhood.

25 Apr 2019

Baseball’s Top Prospect Makes His Debut With Blue Jays

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It's a big day for for a young man. 20 year old Vladimir Guerrero Jr. will finally step into the spotlight as a Major League Baseball player on Friday, with the Toronto Blue Jays.

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