Neighborhood issues on Stephanie King’s mind
Community News

Neighborhood issues on Stephanie King’s mind

Stephanie Henry King stands proudly on the foundation of her Little Burgundy upbringing. She credits the borough, which is considered one of Montreal’s first Black neighborhoods, as shaping her...

Meet Chanel M. Sutherland:  winner of the 2021 CBC Nonfiction Prize
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Meet Chanel M. Sutherland:  winner of the 2021 CBC Nonfiction Prize

  In the socially distant silence of the pandemic last year, the brutal murder of George Floyd sparked boycotts, protests, and rallies. Discussions around race relations were brought to...

Randay: “Born To Make Music”
News

Randay: “Born To Make Music”

When asked how his breakfast was as we began our talk from his home in Brossard, Qc., Randay shared with me that he had had eggs for breakfast and...

In Desperation, Quebec Offers Nurses Big Money
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In Desperation, Quebec Offers Nurses Big Money

The aim is to get about 4500 nurses and back into the public healthcare system. To make it happen the Quebec government is ready to pump about $1 billion...

Leylah Fernandez Oozes confidence  as she climbs to the top
Sports

Leylah Fernandez Oozes confidence as she climbs to the top

“From a very young age, I knew I was able to beat anyone, anyone who is in front of me. Even playing different sports, I was always that competitive,...

Gratitude
Opinions

Gratitude

“Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many, not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.”  Charles Dickens It’s the Thanksgiving season, and...

 R.Kelly: Once  Revered– Now Feared
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 R.Kelly: Once  Revered– Now Feared

How the mighty have fallen    2 Samuel 1: 27 I choose to define myself rather than embrace any of the prefabricated labels  or nomenclatures that may be applied....

TANZANIAN WRITER WINS NOBEL PRIZE
African News

TANZANIAN WRITER WINS NOBEL PRIZE

The Nobel Prize in Literature was awarded on Thursday October 7, to Abdulrazak Gurnah for “his uncompromising and compassionate penetration of the effects of colonialism and the fate of...

BTW says thank you to Quincy Armorer
Community News

BTW says thank you to Quincy Armorer

The statement from Black Theatre Workshop (BTW) announcing the departure of its artistic director, Quincy Armorer was spot-on when it states that the Montreal theatre veteran was “leaving behind...

Reggae superstar Jah Cure accused of stabbing promoter in the Netherlands
Entertainment

Reggae superstar Jah Cure accused of stabbing promoter in the Netherlands

On Friday, October 2, Jamaican Reggae artists Jah Cure is currently behind bars in the Netherlands, after being charged with suspicion of attempted murder, attempted manslaughter, aggravated assault or...