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Strong majority support a national day of remembrance for residential school victims: survey

Board votes to remove school resource officers from Guelph’s public schools

A strong majority of Canadians support the idea of a national day of remembrance for victims of residential schools, a new survey suggests. The discovery of the remains of 215 children in an unmarked burial site at the Kamloops Indian Residential School has served as a wake-up call to many Canadians, a new Ipsos survey…

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Graham predicts House Republicans will impeach Kamala Harris over Black Lives Matter support

Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham said Sunday that he believed President Donald Trump's second impeachment trial set such a bad precedent that if Republicans win back the House they'll try to impeach Vice President Kamala Harris for her Black Lives Matter support

Sen. Lindsey Graham said former President Donald Trump’s second impeachment trial set such a bad precedent that House Republicans, if they retake the majority, will go after Vice President Kamala Harris for her Black Lives Matter support.   ‘If you use this model, I don’t know how Kamala Harris doesn’t get impeached if the Republicans take…

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‘It’s not just a fad’: Black-owned businesses lack support months after George Floyd movement

‘It’s not just a fad’: Black-owned businesses lack support months after George Floyd movement

Some Black business owners in Toronto say financial and public support has dried up months after the George Floyd movement put a spotlight on supporting Black people in workspaces. Hazel Antwi, owner of All Star Beauty Supply on Eglinton Avenue, said she saw a wave of support during the Black Lives Matter protests. “The support…

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South Africa players raise fists in support of Black Lives Matter movement before Sri Lanka Test

South African cricketers raised their fists in support of the Black Lives Matter movement

South Africa players raise their fists in support of Black Lives Matter movement before Sri Lanka Test after they were criticised by their own board for not taking a knee in England series Coach Mark Boucher confirmed players would make an anti-racism gesture  South Africa players released statement clarifying stance ahead of the Test Lungi Ngidi was…

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Mental Health

6 ways to support children’s mental health this winter

6 ways to support children’s mental health this winter

Winter can be harsh for all of us, and this year is certainly no exception. Julia Clements, Principal Educational Psychologist at Place2Be, shares six tips to help support our own and our children’s mental health during the colder months The winter months can sometimes be a drain on our mental health. This year, children across…

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COMMENTARY: How Black classical musicians are building communities to support each other – National

Click to play video 'Jully Black and Mesha Brueggergosman on their new musical'

Music has been significant for many during COVID-19 isolation, and in these same months, Black musicians have amplified the momentum of the Black Lives Matter movement. While pop or hip hop music are genres whose agility and responsiveness make them natural sites for popular commentary, this threatens to neglect other arenas of music-making. Story continues…

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Calgary Pride to leave BLM vandalism on downtown rainbow crosswalk in support of movement

Calgary Pride to leave BLM vandalism on downtown rainbow crosswalk in support of movement

A permanent rainbow crosswalk in downtown Calgary has once again been spray painted, but this time Calgary Pride said it won’t be removing the graffiti. In a tweet Sunday evening, Calgary Pride explained that “BLM” — the acronym for Black Lives Matter — had been spray-painted on the crosswalk. It’s not known when the vandalism…

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Mental Health

How can businesses support employees through domestic abuse?

How can businesses support employees through domestic abuse?

Charity has launched a new line of advice for businesses to support employees exposed to or threatened by domestic violence We spent more time at home this year than ever before. Associated with this, unemployment, financial insecurity, anxiety, and stress have been widespread – all conditions known to exacerbate domestic violence. Yes, the lockdown has…

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Eleven Sale Sharks players choose not to kneel in support of Black Lives Matter

Eleven Sale Sharks players have chosen not to take the knee in support of Black Lives Matter

Only four Sale Sharks players choose to kneel in support of the Black Lives Matter movement before their match against Harlequins as Premiership Rugby returns for first time since coronavirus lockdown Eleven Sale Sharks players chose not to kneel in support of Black Lives Matter  Domestic rugby returned on Friday night with Sharks taking on…

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Motivational Stories

The Positivity Self-Esteem Support System

The Positivity Self-Esteem Support System

Self-esteem simply means understanding your own strengths, as well as faults, and being able to move through life with that knowledge. Too much focus on faults lowers your own value, so here are our tips for moving forwards. Poor Self-Esteem And Values Low self-esteem seems to be more prevalent in western cultures, perhaps because our values are aligned…

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