Interest rate hikes, housing costs, rising taxes and stagnating wages are all crucial. We need to address these problems What can’t happen won’t happen. If incomes are stagnant while taxes, prices and interest rates rise, people will fail to pay their debts – as is the case for 120,000 Canadians every year. The long-term buildup [...]
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A special Black History interview: The Afro News. On February 14, 1:30 pm PST the World Poetry Café, 100.5 FM CFRO was honoured to celebrate Black History Month with Drummer, composer and educator Dr. Mark Lomax, II on his monumental new 12-album project focusing on the 400th anniversary of the transatlantic slave trade. Titled 400…
The effort to equip, energize and activate the Black community for greater participation in our national debate, whilst building capacity to meet the community’s challenges, is at the core of our mandate. A necessary step in this process is to increase cultural awareness, inclusion and to provide opportunities for participation and community support from Leadership…
On February 14, the World Poetry Café, 100.5 FM CFRO celebrated Black History Month with Keisha Prince. Calling in at 1:10 pm PST was the talented actress, musician and mother, Keisha Prince from Toronto, one of the cast of the moving and insightful I-toons special 52 Words of Love. Keisha’s message to the world was…
We can’t talk about the future of work without also talking about the future of education When leaders of the world’s seven most advanced economies meet on June 8 and 9 in Charlevoix, Que., the top-line agenda item will be preparing for the jobs of the future. What exactly does this agenda item mean for…
Ontario’s new standards have raised the hackles of activists. They should look hard at the systems they mistakenly believe are better It’s been called shocking and disgusting. The Ontario government is moving to change how many children independent child-care providers can care for. The new rules allow three children under two instead of two (not…