Meet David Archer an anti-racist psychotherapist
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Meet David Archer an anti-racist psychotherapist

Identifying as an anti-racist psychotherapist carries special meaning for Montrealer David Archer. “I became the therapist that I wanted to meet,” he says. “And what led me to that...

T.O’s Joy Lapps launched Girl in the Yard on July 8
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T.O’s Joy Lapps launched Girl in the Yard on July 8

Toronto’s ace pannist and composer, Joy Lapps offers her first full-length album, Girl in the Yard, which was launched on July 8 as a tribute to the many women...

Author H. Nigel Thomas has the  acclamations and the scars to show
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Author H. Nigel Thomas has the acclamations and the scars to show

This past May, H. Nigel Thomas added to his impressive list of achievements when he was awarded the 2022 Canada Council for the Arts Molson Prize. He is one...

Father Jim served Montreal well
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Father Jim served Montreal well

Thirty-eight years ago when Archdeacon James W. Bennett introduced himself to Montrealers on the pulpit of St. Paul’s Anglican Church in Cote des Neiges, the Black and Caribbean community...

Montreal family marks academic milestones in the US
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Montreal family marks academic milestones in the US

What a day, Wednesday, May 18 turned out to be for the Johnson family. Especially for the parents, Dr. Dexter Johnson and Dr. Anita Brown-Johnson, who had to navigate...

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...