Lisa Dennis brings cutting edge innovations to her  rehabilitation practice in eastern Canada
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Lisa Dennis brings cutting edge innovations to her rehabilitation practice in eastern Canada

Lisa Dennis knows a thing or two about the brain. Most importantly she knows of its capacity for rehabilitation. So for the past two decades this former Montrealer’s focus...

Warm get-together to celebrate Marilyn’s 70th
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Warm get-together to celebrate Marilyn’s 70th

To many of us, she is just cousin Marilyn but Marilyn Turner-Collins is well-known for the comfort and joy she brings to family and friends with all her little...

Three big events for Blues Fest 22
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Three big events for Blues Fest 22

Organizers of the West Island Blues Fest recently launched the 2022 edition of the popular outdoor festival of music, family fun and food. After cancellation in 2020 and a...

The builders of the QBBE were driven by a commitment to education and community
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The builders of the QBBE were driven by a commitment to education and community

There was a time when the Quebec education system was even less accommodating to Black students than it appears to be today. A time when many students coming to...

Reggae icon Vern Maytone rides with ‘riddims’ of various musical genres
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Reggae icon Vern Maytone rides with ‘riddims’ of various musical genres

It’s not unusual that Vernon Maytone has chosen to give his fans an extra servings of his musical delights by jam-packing his latest CD, Different Time with 18 tracks...

Canadian Blacks should take advantage of govt’s housing plans
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Canadian Blacks should take advantage of govt’s housing plans

As minister of Housing and Diversity and Inclusion, Ahmed Hussen is keenly focussed on the predicaments in housing that confronts Black Canadian communities and his government’s efforts to help...

Almost $3/4M in funding to TWKF to help kids stay on the straight and narrow
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Almost $3/4M in funding to TWKF to help kids stay on the straight and narrow

Every year between 800 and 1000 youth from the area have their lives impacted in a positive way, by participating in the Trevor Williams Basketball Camp. It’s been like...

Saving FACE
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Saving FACE

There are close to two million Blacks across Canada and for each and every one of their sake, the hope is that the Black Entrepreneurship Loan Fund does not...

Retiring Judge Dortelus is still troubled by  lack of diversity
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Retiring Judge Dortelus is still troubled by lack of diversity

Two decades after he was appointed to the Quebec Court, Judge Daniel Dortelus is set to resign on July 22. However, he is leaving with a heavy heart, knowing...

Florence Phillips-Westmoreland looks back at a different Montreal
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Florence Phillips-Westmoreland looks back at a different Montreal

It’s easy to describe Florence Phillips-Westmoreland as a people’s person, after all her readily discernable effervescence combined with her gift of gab make it pleasurable for anyone to engage...