Mothers should give their sons room to grow
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Mothers should give their sons room to grow

In my undying quest to care let me share a growing fear. In like manner as there is a special bond between fathers and daughters, the converse holds true...

Caribbean man who changed Canada’s exclusionary immigration laws
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Caribbean man who changed Canada’s exclusionary immigration laws

Donald Willard Moore (1891-1994), was a community leader and civil rights activist who fought to change Canada’s exclusionary immigration laws. Donald Moore was born at Lodge Hill, St. Michael’s...

The Evolution of New Year’s Resolutions
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The Evolution of New Year’s Resolutions

New Year’s holiday is all about reflecting on the year that ended and planning for the one ahead. We gather and make resolutions promising to smoke less, eat fewer...

IS THERE ROOM IN YOUR INN
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IS THERE ROOM IN YOUR INN

In the hustle and bustle of Xmas , the rush to the Nativity and the birth of Jesus Christ it is quite easy to overlook one salient point from...

No Formality when dealing with Toxic People
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No Formality when dealing with Toxic People

Sorry but straight out the gate I am getting right to the point and dispensing with formalities. As we prepare to make changes in the home for the festive...

Quebec’s long and sordid history of racial profiling
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Quebec’s long and sordid history of racial profiling

If the province of Quebec was a high school student, it would qualify for special-ed placement along with remedial assistance from carefully selected pedagogues. According to French writer Jean-Baptiste...

Businesses should reflect those in their midst
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Businesses should reflect those in their midst

Allow me to hand this to you straight even at the risk of making some readers irate, or summon extreme vitriol online and otherwise. Where it pertains to racial...

BLACK SILVIA OF LUNENBURG, NOVA SCOTIA
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BLACK SILVIA OF LUNENBURG, NOVA SCOTIA

It has been said that heroes are ordinary people who are revealed in the midst of extraordinary circumstances. If such a statement holds true, then the actions of Black...

After the elections…Where’s Waldo?
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After the elections…Where’s Waldo?

Hopefully, there are still some folks around who recall the children’s book “Where’s Waldo.” It was one of my favourite books during the start of my teaching career. It...

THE DOVER EIGHT
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THE DOVER EIGHT

Harriet Tubman was a key figure of the Underground Railroad, a large movement in North America consisting of several individuals who worked together to aid slaves in their escape...