February 10, 2020

DDSB celebrates Lincoln Alexander Day

Assistant Deputy Minister Patrick Case visits Lincoln Alexander Public School on their namesake’s day  January 21st was Lincoln Alexander Day and Durham District School Board’s Lincoln Alexander […]
February 10, 2020

Seneca graduates win an Oscar for their work on Toy Story 4

Three Seneca alumni from the School of Creative Arts & Animation played a key role in the Academy Award-winning film Toronto, Feb. 10, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) […]
February 4, 2020

Royal Canadian Mint Dedicates its 2020 Black History Month Coin to NHL Trailblazer Willie O’Ree

OTTAWA, Feb. 4, 2020 Fredericton-born Willie O’Ree made sports and human rights history the moment he donned a Boston Bruins jersey and stepped onto the ice of […]
February 3, 2020

143 (I Love You) Celebrating Black History Month at Toronto’s Union Station

Toronto, ON (Feb. 3rd, 2020) – To commemorate Black History Month, the combination photography and illustration art exhibit 143 (I Love You) Sponsored by TD launches inside Toronto’s Union Station on Thursday February 6th at 7:00 pm and runs […]
February 1, 2020

Statement by Minister Chagger on Black History Month

Today marks the beginning of Black History Month 2020 OTTAWA, Feb. 1, 2020 /CNW/ – Every February we celebrate Black History Month, a time when we honour the […]
January 27, 2020

Spike Lee to receive the Toronto Black Film Festival’s 2020 Lifetime Achievement Award

The 8th annual Toronto Black Film Festival – #TBFF20 – Runs from February 12 -17, 2020 showcasing 75 films from 20 countries and various events TorontoBlackFilm.com TORONTO, Jan. 27, […]
January 23, 2020

Black History Month stamp celebrates little-known hockey history

The Colored Hockey Championship stamp tells the story of overcoming adversity HALIFAX, Jan. 23, 2020 /CNW/ – Canada Post today unveiled a stamp honouring the Colored Hockey Championship and […]
January 10, 2020

Flight 752 What Happened … As Canada Mourns … Disgraceful!

Perspective: Grief is written across the face of PM Trudeau as he takes on the role of consoler in Chief. His response has been commendable …. […]
December 27, 2019

Reggae Artist, Safira Mono Targeted by VooDoo Community for Her Latest Single “Tunback Blow”

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 27, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Reggae artiste Safira Mono is getting a lot of flak from several individuals in various countries including Jamaica, Haiti and Ghana following the release of her recent […]
December 27, 2019

TGI Distri Feeds 10,000 Underprivileged in 10 Lagos Communities

LAGOS, Nigeria, Dec. 27, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — In a major boost to its Corporate Social Responsibility profile and in the spirit of Christmas, TGI Distri has put smiles […]
December 21, 2019

Third Reviewer Added to Peel District School Board Review

Government Stands up to Anti-Black Racism in Schools TORONTO — Today, Stephen Lecce, Minister of Education announced that Shawn Richard has been appointed to join the […]
December 19, 2019

Franconnexion Conference offers DDSB students plenty of reasons to continue learning French

Le raison d’être “Le raison d’être” translates in English to “the reason or justification for existence.” French as a Second Language (FSL) Coach Shannon Wood says […]