Opinion

Johnnie Cochran led the way in defending Blacks

By Admin 17.12.2015

By DR. MUNYONZWE HAMALENGWA Lawyers all over the world can learn from the work of the Great African-American lawyer, Johnnie Cochran, who died in March 2005. He was perhaps the most successful lawyer in American history when it came to …

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Nelson Mandela and the Canadian legal and judicial profession

By Admin 02.12.2015

By Dr. MUNYONZWE HAMALENGWA December 5, 2015 will mark the second anniversary of Nelson Mandela’s death. This article is in honour of that great hero to millions of people around the world. I want to concentrate on what Mandela meant …

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How and why children enter CAS care

By Admin 02.12.2015

By Dr. DEBORAH GOODMAN This is one in an ongoing series of monthly articles from the Children’s Aid Society of Toronto in response to some of the concerns that have been expressed by members of the community and in the …

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Five wrongs of terrorism, the case for Canada

By Admin 18.11.2015

By CHARLES MWEWA Politicians and diplomats warn us of the invidious acts of terrorists. Sometimes, we ignore because, almost all the time, when it happens, it is so far away in Afghanistan or Iraq or Kuwaiti or Syria, not at …

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Poem

By Admin 18.11.2015

The following poem was written by Andrea Tabnor, a poet and member of the Jane and Finch Unity Organization, which is committed to promoting non-violence. The title of the poem, “Black Christmas”, will have special meaning for children in the …

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Mental health in the Black community, Part 2

By Admin 11.11.2015

By Dr. CHRISTOPHER J. MORGAN “I’m not the crazy one!” That was the response Karlene’s husband gave her when she suggested they go to couples’ counseling to help with the ongoing strain on their relationship and family. For over a …

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Let’s choose gov’t that will create opportunity for all

HASSAN YUSSUFF
By Admin 14.10.2015

By HASSAN YUSSUFF I’ve seen Canada change in good ways and bad since emigrating here from Guyana in the 70’s. For starters, when I arrived, there was a lot more training and quality jobs to go around. I was able …

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Health care should be a top election issue

By Admin 14.10.2015

By Dr. CHRISTOPHER J. MORGAN Today in Canada there are more people over 65 than under 15 years of age. Health foundations of every kind predict tsunami levels of chronic disease within the next 25 years – Alzheimer’s, dementia, diabetes, …

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