Outreach workers hired to mentor at-risk youth

Midaynta Community Services executive director_MAHAD YUSUF
By Admin 18.05.2016

By TOM GODFREY Three outreach workers have been hired to help Toronto community groups reach at-risk youth who could be lured into a life of crime by street gangs. The workers will visit and talk to Caribbean and African youths …

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Students recognized for exemplary leadership

Trustee Tiffany Ford (center) is flanked by award receipients.
By Admin 18.05.2016

By RON FANFAIR Hey Mr. President, how are you doing? It’s a familiar greeting that Nuradin Mohamed-Nur has grown accustomed to as he walks through the hallways of C.W. Jefferys Collegiate Institute. As the student council president, the final-year high …

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BLM following in footsteps of Dudley Laws

By Admin 18.05.2016

By RON FANFAIR As Ontario Court of Justice Judge Michael Tulloch prepares to lead an independent review of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), late community activist and Black Action Defence Committee (BADC) co-founder Dudley Laws was celebrated recently for being …

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George Knia Singh to seek seat in provincial parliament

Knia Singh
By Admin 18.05.2016

By RON FANFAIR Recent Osgoode law graduate George Knia Singh has joined the race to be the next Scarborough-Rouge River provincial representative. The seat became vacant when Liberal Bas Balkissoon suddenly resigned last month after being the constituency’s representative since …

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Ontario launches review of segregation practices in jails

By Admin 18.05.2016

By TOM GODFREY The Ontario government have listened to community groups and quietly launched a comprehensive review of the use of segregation in provincial jails following a public outcry over conditions some prisoners face. The review will help transform Ontario’s …

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Hamilton councillor says he was carded by cops

Hamilton city councillor MATTHEW GREEN
By Admin 11.05.2016

By TOM GODFREY Hamilton’s first Black city councillor, Matthew Green, has filed a complaint against his city’s police force claiming he was carded by officers while waiting for a bus last month. Green told Share that he is seeking legal …

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Excellence in law enforcement recognized at A.B.L.E. gala

ABLE scholarship winners Kevin Clercin (left), Cassandra Thomas, Chauntae De Gannes, Janelle Rennalls and Lincoln Williamson
By Admin 11.05.2016

By RON FANFAIR Patricia Gallan is honoured to be England’s highest ranking Black female police officer. The assistant commissioner, however, knows there is power in numbers and would like to see more Blacks and minorities in the Service and in …

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Political trailblazer stands up to age discrimination

George Anderson-Contributed
By Admin 11.05.2016

By RON FANFAIR George Anderson’s remarkable list of achievements belies his young age. Just 17 at the time and completing high school in 2009, he was encouraged to consider running in the 2011 municipal elections in Nanaimo, British Columbia where …

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Toronto woman injured in Trinidad grateful for support

Elissa Antonio
By Admin 11.05.2016

By RON FANFAIR After hibernating in the winter, Elissa Antonio normally brightens up as spring approaches. That’s the time of the year that she starts to make preparations to spend quality time outdoors during the summer with her two daughters, …

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