Daily Archives: February 8, 2018

Why Black History – By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

Why Black History – By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

February – Black History Month February, teachers go into their rehearsed routine. They bring out the books from a year ago, dust them Black History is American history. It is rich, extensive, and powerful but it is confined to the shortest month of the year. Each and stack them on their desks. Since it is February they will teach ‘Black History.’

Why this has to be a yearly event is not clear since Black History is all around us. We breathe it and live it all the time. The reality is that every day is Black History day and no month or specific days should be set aside for teaching it. Recently, a number of prominent Blacks have argued that the setting aside of a month for black studies is unnecessary. They say it is un-American.

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TORONTO: Factories are desperate for skilled workers

The shortage of skilled workers in Canada’s industrial sector is reaching a new intensity, with many factory owners saying the lack of talent is hindering the growth of their companies.

“It’s getting worse every year,” says Doug Kamphuys at Ellesmere Fabricators Ltd., a custom steel fabricator that makes massive smokestacks and other metalwork for hospitals and waste-water treatment plants.

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To the Media: Words Matter. Stop Normalizing Trump – By Robert Reich

To the Media: Words Matter. Stop Normalizing Trump.

Robert Reich

Robert Reich | truthdig: digging beneath the headlines

Now that Donald Trump has been president for almost a year, it’s time the media called his behavior for what it is rather than try to normalize it. Here are the six most misleading media euphemisms for conduct unbecoming a president:

1. Calling Trump’s tweets “presidential statements” or “press releases.” “The President is the President of the United States, so they’re considered official statements by the President of the United States,” Trump’s first press secretary, Sean Spicer, said last June when asked during his daily briefing how his tweets should be characterized.

Wrong. Trump’s tweets are mostly rants off the top of his head – many of them wild, inconsistent, rude, crude, and bizarre.    Continue reading

BHS (Guyana) Alumni Association Toronto Chapter -Events 2018

BHS (Guyana) Alumni Association Toronto Chapter

Events for 2018

  • We are one of 10 International Chapters of the Bishops’ High School Old Students’ Association.
  • Our Chapter was formed in July 1985. The Toronto Chapter is a non-political Association affiliated to the Bishops’ High School Old Students’ Association in Georgetown, Guyana.
  • The primary objective of our Chapter is fund-raising for our Alma Mater in Georgetown, Guyana.
  • In 2010 the BHS Alumni Association Toronto Chapter celebrated its 25th Anniversary.
  • In its 25th Anniversary year, the Chapter received two community awards:
  • The 2010 Guyana Award for Community Service (Organization) and a 2010 Ontario Newcomer Champion Award
  • In 2015 the Chapter celebrated its 30th anniversary.

Attached is a list of the Events planned for 2018. We thank you for your support.  Website: http://www.bhstoronto.com/  

Download: BHSAAToronto-SpecialEvents 2018 Public

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