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Maya Johnson becomes the face of CTV montreal News

Fifteen years after joining the station, she becomes its first Black news anchor Rosie Awori Maya Johnson continues to raise the bar even as she reaches extraordinary heights in her journalism career. Come March 2021 Johnson will take the mantle as CTV’s first Black female full-time news anchor on the 5 pm and 11:30 pm newscasts. The way she sees it this new role comes at a time where everyone has an interest in the news, and many are looking to credible sources to help them make sense of the news. So she takes the obligations that comes with being …

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We call him Hero. He says it was Divine intervention

Roderick Rodney risked his life to save the life of a stranger Egbert Gaye These days, going on two months after a life-changing moment, Roderick Rodney still walks around with the proverbial lump in his throat and never far from tears when he recounts the events of the morning of September 23. “I’m still mesmerized, still surprised, and still trying to decipher and understand what happened that morning,” is the way he describes his current state of mind. He had left work on 32nd Avenue in Lachine at 8:45 a.m. that Wednesday, heading home after a long and tiring night …

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Maya Johnson becomes the face of CTV montreal News

Fifteen years after joining the station, she becomes its first Black news anchor Rosie Awori Maya Johnson continues to raise the bar even as she reaches extraordinary heights in her journalism career. Come March 2021 Johnson will take the mantle as CTV’s first Black female full-time news anchor on the 5 pm and 11:30 pm newscasts. The way she sees it this new role comes at a time where everyone has an interest in the news, and many are looking to credible sources to help them make sense of the news. So she takes the obligations that comes with being …

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We call him Hero. He says it was Divine intervention

Roderick Rodney risked his life to save the life of a stranger Egbert Gaye These days, going on two months after a life-changing moment, Roderick Rodney still walks around with the proverbial lump in his throat and never far from tears when he recounts the events of the morning of September 23. “I’m still mesmerized, still surprised, and still trying to decipher and understand what happened that morning,” is the way he describes his current state of mind. He had left work on 32nd Avenue in Lachine at 8:45 a.m. that Wednesday, heading home after a long and tiring night …

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The Mural: About A Young Artist and Nelson Mandela

26-year-old Franco Egalité wants his painting to provoke interest in the life of the iconic freedom fighter Egbert Gaye The mural on the eastern wall of Union United Church is there for all to observe: Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, former South African human rights advocate, anti-apartheid revolutionary and president standing tall with outstretched clenched fist reaching upwards, rallying the crowd. The mural’s dramatic impact is without question, capturing observers with its powerful imagery, captivating colors and a stimulating quote. But that’s only part of artist Franco Egalité’s intention. “I also want to rally people. I want to inspire them to learn …

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America denies its first incipient autocrat

FLIRTING WITH TOTALITARIANISM? GOOD RIDDANCE, DON Who knew the character, personality, ambitions… of the man, how far they would take him, and how they would be manifested in the political arena, and take him on the global political stage. But there he was, and goes…Just after 5 PM Thursday, November 5, it was unquestionable that based on the Electoral College count the [Political] Trump Show was finally over. Breathe for the next four years. That’s how I ended last time, assuming all would proceed with some semblance of nor-malcy, pre-election conditions, and that the established protocol of outgoing and incoming …

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Narratives surrounding the Notorious N- Word

Another N word that has fueled the aforementioned N-word is “NOTHING!” It’s the filthiest, dirtiest, nastiest word in the English language,” was the view of prosecutor Christopher Darden when the issue of saying the N-word came up in the 1995 murder trial of US football star OJ Simpson. In Quebec The N-word has nauseatingly become the topic of lively debates in recent days, starting with the suspension of a University of Ottawa professor for using the derogatory term in class, followed by Montreal High School teacher Vincent Ouelette who was recorded using a racial slur multiple times, claiming it was …

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