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Black-Owned Restaurants, Get Big Support From The A.C.B.N

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Afro-Caribbean Business Network (A.C.B.N) is providing over $2,000 in Visa gift cards and prizes to support Black-owned restaurants Starting a business can be terrifying; starting a business as a Black entrepreneur in Canada is twice as scary. Unlike many other cultures within Canada, most Black entrepreneurs do not derive from generational wealth; most are Read More…

Ontario Teachers Strike Despite Notwithstanding Clause Invoked By Ford Government
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Ontario Teachers Strike Despite Notwithstanding Clause Invoked By Ford Government

Reading Time: 3 minutes 55,000 education workers walk off the job setting up a labour showdown with the Ford Administration The Ontario government has taken the unprecedented step of using the notwithstanding clause to prevent teachers from striking. This move has far-reaching implications for the teachers union (C.U.P.E.) and the government. For the union, their right to strike has been Read More…

Lac-Mégantic Rail Lines To Be Relocated 9 Years After Deadly Derailment
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Lac-Mégantic Rail Lines To Be Relocated 9 Years After Deadly Derailment

Reading Time: 2 minutes The rail relocation is pegged at an estimated $133 million dollars Railway lines are essential to transporting goods across Canada and into North America. Although a very reliable form of transit, they are still prone to accidents and derailments and impede traffic flow when they run through significant intersections. As a result of the Lac-Mégantic Read More…

Ryan Knight Named 100 Most Influential Black Canadians
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Ryan Knight Named 100 Most Influential Black Canadians

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Knight, Co-executive Director of the Afro-Caribbean Business Network, has been a pillar guiding businesses throughout Ontario since its inception. One of the most notable aspects of a society is its culture. Throughout its history, Canadians have made significant contributions to the community through their work and actions. One of the most inspirational people in Canada Read More…

Judge Finds Quebec Police Force Guilty Of Racial Profiling Black Motorist
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Judge Finds Quebec Police Force Guilty Of Racial Profiling Black Motorists

Reading Time: 2 minutes Quebec has a deep history of racism and racial profiling of minorities, but its Premier would have Canadians think otherwise Racial profiling is a common problem in Canada and more so in the province of Quebec against people of colour and those of Indigenous heritage. Of course, it does not help when Premier François Legault makes dumb Read More…

John Tory's 3rd Term Shouldn't Have Been Inevitable, But It Was
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John Tory’s 3rd Term Shouldn’t Have Been Inevitable, But It Was

Reading Time: 7 minutes This morning the sun rose in the east. The morning rush hour traffic on the DVP was stop-and-go. A homeless man who spent the night on a Bay Street grate got up and rolled up his sleeping bag to begin his day wandering the streets of Toronto. Somewhere in Etobicoke, a couple discussed their bills Read More…

The City Of Toronto Gives Tory A Third Term As Mayor
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The City Of Toronto Gives Tory A Third Term As Mayor

Reading Time: < 1 minutes More than 30 candidates registered to be Toronto’s next Mayor, the most among big Canadian cities Torontonians give Mayor Tory four more years to govern. With a massive field of over 30 candidates, Tory easily cruised to victory, garnering over 63% of the votes. “We’ve made so much progress on getting transit and housing built Read More…

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Toronto City Councillor Candidate, Running A Plastic-Free Campaign

Reading Time: 2 minutes A recycled way of campaigning, without destroying the environment By: Adam Smith As long as I knew there was an environment to consider, I have always been environmentally conscious. I can still recall when recycling first came to our area in elementary school. My parents and I dutifully separated all our bins and made sure Read More…

Ontario Celebrates Women’s History Month
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Ontario Celebrates Women’s History Month

Reading Time: 2 minutes “October is Women’s History Month, a time to celebrate women and girls across the province. This year’s theme She Did, So Now I Can is an opportunity to highlight women’s past contributions which have inspired women and girls who are leading the way today. Women are at the heart of Ontario families, communities and workplaces, performing in Read More…

Legault's CAQ Party Wins Super Majority In Quebec
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Legault’s CAQ Party Wins Super Majority In Quebec

Reading Time: 2 minutes Even with many mistakes and apologies along the campaign trail, it was not enough to unseat the popular right-wing government Quebec Premier Francois Legault, leader of the Coalition Avenir Québec (CAQ), wins another term with a supermajority. The C.A.Q. is a nationalist, autonomist, a conservative provincial political party in Quebec. They represent a Quebec-first ideology Read More…

Promises, Promises!
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Promises, Promises!

Reading Time: 3 minutes “I support,” is an honest statement.  “I will” is not always an honest statement, but it gets votes. A few days back, mayoral candidate Gil Penalosa (@Penalosa_G) tweeted, “Stop Tory/Ford from giving away PUBLIC Ontario Place to spa/waterpark tall building. Since 2018 Ford/Tory announced ‘amusement destination’ & he has supported it! The way to keep Read More…

Deborah Cox Honoured With A Key To The City
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Deborah Cox Honoured With A Key To The City

Reading Time: 2 minutes Toronto’s Mayor honoured singer and actress Deborah Cox with a Key to the City in a ceremony at City Hall and proclaimed today as “Deborah Cox Day” in Toronto. Deborah Cox began her career as a back-up singer for Celine Dion and has become one of Canada’s most celebrated R&B artists, the first Black female Read More…

Tropic Storm Fiona, Makes Landfall In Atlantic Canada
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Tropic Storm Fiona, Makes Landfall In Atlantic Canada

Reading Time: < 1 minutes More than 500,000 people are without power Tropical storm Fiona made landfall in Nova Scotia, Atlantic Canada, around 4 am. After contacting the mainland, Fiona moved west over the Atlantic and became a tropical storm. By this time, Fiona has become one of the most powerful Tropical storms ever to strike the Canadian Atlantic provinces. Read More…

Where’s the Talk Regarding ‘Term Limits’ and ‘Rank Ballots’?
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Where’s the Talk Regarding ‘Term Limits’ and ‘Rank Ballots’?

Reading Time: 4 minutes Toronto mayoral candidates and candidates running for Toronto council seats have remained mum on term limits and rank ballots. Practically speaking, a term limit already exists—it’s called voting. However, despite local governments overseeing our daily lives, voter participation has historically been low. Not-so-fun facts (Toronto voter turnout post-amalgamation): It is time to stop looking for Read More…

Over 30 Candidates Registered To Become Toronto's Next Mayor
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Over 30 Candidates Registered To Become Toronto’s Next Mayor

Reading Time: 2 minutes Registration for Mayor opened on May 2, 2022. Every four years, Torontonians decide who will lead their city as Mayor.This year and an overwhelming amount of candidates, more than 30, have registered to have their names on the ballot. The large field has already made it difficult for candidates with little name recognition to attract Read More…

Is Voter Apathy the Result of a Lack of Inspirational Candidates?
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Is Voter Apathy the Result of a Lack of Inspirational Candidates?

Reading Time: 4 minutes Every candidate running for public office is good at one thing: Making election promises. Do you know what election winners aren’t good at? Fulfilling the promises that got them elected. Every election, Torontonians hear the same election promises: Politics has a built-in incentive to tell people what they want to hear. Is there another way Read More…

Anglophone Quebecers Ready To Vote Out Legault In September
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Anglophone Quebecers Ready To Vote Out Legault In September

Reading Time: 2 minutes Quebecers head to the polling station in little over two weeks Anglophone Quebecers have a lot of reasons to vote out Premier François Legault and members of his Coalition Avenir Québec party. Legault is viewed as a Premier that is French first, English second, despite appointing himself as the minister responsible for the English-speaking communities. Read More…

Public Safety Announcement, Don't Eat The Pastries
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Public Safety Announcement, Don’t Eat The Pastries

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Notice not to consume any pastry or bakery product sold by Boulangerie Meilleur Qualité Chomedey ltée The Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (MAPAQ) advises the population not to consume any pastry or bakery product sold by Boulangerie Meilleur Qualité Chomedey Ltee, located at 4627, boulevard Samson, in Laval, because the products have not been Read More…

Inquest Date Into The Death of Matthew Mahoney Announced
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Inquest Date Into The Death of Matthew Mahoney Announced

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Mahoney was fatally shot by Windsor, Ont., police in 2018 Dr. Elizabeth Urbantke, Regional Supervising Coroner for West Region, London Office, has announced the date for the inquest into the death of Matthew Mahoney. Mr. Mahoney, 33, died in hospital on March 21, 2018, from injuries following an interaction with Windsor police officers. An inquest Read More…

Final Week To Experience Toronto’s Summerlicious 2022
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Final Week To Experience Toronto’s Summerlicious 2022

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Toronto is home to over 7,500 restaurants across 158 neighbourhoods There is one week left to enjoy delectable Summerlicious meals at some of Toronto’s favourite restaurants. Summerlicious, produced by the City of Toronto, continues to offer three-course, prix fixe lunch and dinner menus until Sunday, August 28. This year, more than 40 per cent of participating Read More…

Quebec Opens More Than 30 Criminal Investigations Into Fake Vaccine Passorts
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Quebec Opens More Than 30 Criminal Investigations Into Fake Vaccine Passports

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Vaccine passports: Statements of offense have been served and investigations are ongoing A first wave of statements of offense under the Public Health Act has been served in recent weeks on offenders in connection with the obtaining and use of false evidence vaccines following surveys conducted by the Unité Permanente Anti Corruption (UPAC). Last January, UPAC announced Read More…

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Melisa Ellis, Nobellum Enterprise – Leader, Innovator, Black Excellence

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ellis, paving the way for Black Lead Business in the tech industry She has worked for several companies, providing leadership and guidance throughout business transitions into the digital space and corporate-wide adoptions of progressive technologies. In one of her most noteworthy projects to date, Melisa led the technical implementation of a multi-million-dollar robotics facility that Read More…