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The Unaddressed In The Black Community

The Unaddressed In The Black Community

By Yvonne Sam PRIDE Columnist It is not only the police who can lay claim to having a monopoly on the Code of Silence. No way! When it comes to certain topics in the Black community then there is a ...

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Fairness In Mental Health Awareness

Fairness In Mental Health Awareness

By Yvonne Sam PRIDE Columnist In Canada, the first week in May is designated as Mental Illness Awareness Week, and one day of that is devoted to schizophrenia awareness. From the standpoint of a qualified mental health professional and a ...

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Have Your Say Mom: It’s Mother’s Day

Have Your Say Mom: It’s Mother’s Day

By Yvonne Sam PRIDE Columnist Here we are, nearing Mother’s day, and already fear of a strange nature is invading my cranium. No it’s not attributable to commercialism, the over-played expectation of cards, or meals out and chocolates. Mother’s Day ...

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Is Peace Possible Between Blacks And Police In Montreal?

Is Peace Possible Between Blacks And Police In Montreal?

By Yvonne Sam PRIDE Columnist The longstanding problem of racial uneasiness, between law enforcement and Blacks in Montreal, has been underscored, in recent months, by continued publicized racial profiling at the hands of representatives of the City of Montreal Police ...

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Leadership And Accountability And Canada’s Black Community

Leadership And Accountability And Canada’s Black Community

By Yvonne Sam PRIDE Columnist The province has set the pace; can everyone enter the race? Last month, Michael Coteau, Ontario’s Minister Responsible for Anti-Racism and Minister of Children and Youth Services, announced the provincial government’s three-year Anti-Racism Strategic Plan, ...

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