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An interview with the Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Canada's Housing Minister and also the Minister of Diversity and Inclusion. Hussen previously served as the federal immigration minister. In this conversation, Hussen addresses our questions on the growing housing affordability crisis in Canada.

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(NC) Last year, about 100 Canadians a day were victims of a scam! Many of these scams imitate the CRA’s programs and services to gain access to your personal and financial information. So, how can you avoid getting tricked?

Here are three tips to avoid being scammed by someone pretending to be from the agency:

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Black creators have played an important role in shaping the culture on YouTube. From fashion and comedy to politics, learning and wellness, Black creators have propelled the platform forward.

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An interview with filmmaker Jennifer Holness about her debut feature documentary, Subjects of Desire. The film explores the destructive societal narratives that Black women and girls often face—while being acutely aware of the cultural appropriation underpinned by a shift in beauty standards towards embracing Black aesthetics.

Jamaican-born and Canadian-bred veteran filmmaker Jennifer Holness runs Hungry Eyes Film & Television,  alongside her husband and business partner, fellow filmmaker Sudz Sutherland. We spoke to Jennifer about her debut feature documentary film, Subjects of Desire, which premiered earlier this month on TVO Original and is currently available for viewing on TVO.org, YouTube and TVO streaming channels.

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An interview with Wanjiru Munene, communications specialist at the African and Caribbean Council of HIV/AIDS in Ontario (ACCHO). ACCHO is a provincial organization that provides strategic leadership in response to HIV/AIDS in the African, Caribbean, and Black (or ACB) communities in Ontario. 

Wanjiru Munene is a communications specialist at the African and Caribbean Council of HIV/AIDS in Ontario, or (ACCHO). ACCHO is a provincial organization that provides strategic leadership in response to HIV/AIDS in Ontario's African, Caribbean, and Black (or ACB) communities.

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(NC) This year’s home must-have is an office space that offers flexibility to go seamlessly from video calls to virtual classroom to everything in between. To help you create a workspace that works for you, Sharon Grech, Benjamin Moore colour and design expert, shares three affordable tips to create a stylish office no matter your style or budget.

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(NC) There’s no doubt that the pandemic has caused stress and anxiety for many people across Canada and around the world. Even if you know you’re not the only one feeling sad or lonely, this realization may not be enough to help you cope — especially if you’re dealing with a major life stressor, like a layoff or loss of a loved one.

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With fast-changing marketing trends, a variety of brand new job titles with diverse roles and responsibilities are evolving out. We can easily find people with various electronic devices and multiple accounts on different social media platforms in the digital boom. Technology advancement and the rise of the internet have made it possible for people to access probably every facility in this world with a click.

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An interview with Toronto-based award-winning Jamaican Chef Noel Cunningham and Trinidadian-Canadian Chef Kareema Beckles ahead of the milestone 20th virtual edition of the International Jerk Food and Music Festival (JerkFest). They will be taking part in live food demonstrations as part of the festival.

Chef Kareema Beckles and Chef Noel Cunningham are two of the Toronto Caribbean community's most beloved chefs. The Caribbean Fusion cuisine chefs will join forces holding live food demonstrations as part of the virtual 20th edition of The International Jerk Food and Music Festival (aka JerkFest), running from August 6th to 8th, 2021. JerkFest's headliners will feature Jamaican reggae legends Tarrus Riley and saxophonist Dean Fraser, 'The Empress of Reggae Music' Marica Griffiths and dancehall singer Lukie D.

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Rachel Décoste is a writer, educator, social policy expert, and Diversity & Inclusion consultant from Ottawa, Canada. Her op-eds have been published over 170 times in The Huffington Post, the Ottawa Citizen, Le Droit, and many others. She is primarily focused on immigration, integration, racial diversity, and multiculturalism. In 2010, she was named in Ottawa's Top 50 Personalities in Ottawa Life Magazine.

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