Topic: Connections

Why should Canadian Black History be important to Canadians?

Linton Garner is co-creator, with Dr. Dorothy Williams, of a new curriculum they want to get out in Quebec schools called “The ABC’s of Canadian Black History”, to foster accessible resources and a bibliographic record of the historical presence of Blacks in Canada.

Riding the Waves

Casey, CUC’s Youth & Young Adult Program & Events Coordinator, explores how the pandemic has been particularly tough for the young, as well as some of the creative & resilient ways that they have managed to transform, all while holding on fast to that which matters most to them.

Sharing Love in These Hard Times

On Valentine’s Day, lets share our love and our loves through Song and Poetry. Lets chase away the winter blues that are so deep this year. Kerry-Anne, Rob, Ariel and Sionna will sing to us.

Thinking beyond Ourselves

The pandemic has also caused us to reflect more deeply about others, about our neighbours, especially those less fortunate than ourselves stricken in their thousands by the onset of Covid-19 – as well as those very many others who risk their lives daily at the front-line to keep us safe.

Belonging Here

Our three speakers this morning, Patience, Paul and Rob, respectively children of Nigeria, the USA, and New Brunswick, will share their own stories of coming to belong to this community as it is here and now.

What does Thanksgiving mean?

This Thanksgiving feels different, there has been sacrifice of a “normal” life style and worry for our collective health. People have had to try new ways to spend their time, for some this has brought joy.