Journalist says cultural competence bridges racial gaps

At first, the racial slur his former boss made about him didn’t bother him. It had been 17 years since Hamlin Grange had worked with him at the Toronto Star. That’s when another working colleague, John Miller, told him about the derogatory remark.

“My wife knew something (had) changed inside me,” Grange said. “She said I looked vulnerable, as if I’d lost something. … She was right.”

This was a defining moment in Grange’s career. He went on to report and anchor on Global TV and CBC TV, and eventually to co-create DiversiPro Inc., a company dedicated to promoting diversity and inclusion.

The Golden Sid: Crosby scores overtime winner to lead Canadian men’s hockey team to gold with 3-2 win over the United States

Sidney Crosby scored the game-winning goal 7:40 into overtime to lead Canada to a 3-2 win over the United States in the gold medal men’s hockey game at the 2010 Vancouver Olympic Games. Crosby, who had not had a point in nine periods heading into overtime was able to latch on to a Jarome Iginla pass and […]

Hey, Canada! Your pants are too tight, eh?

When Olympic snowboard-cross racers hit Cypress Mountain today for training prior to their event, the slope-side conversation was not on the competition itself – but fashion sense – or Canada’s lack-there-of. Snowboarders have always been on the cutting edge of fashion, as was seen during today’s event with the American’s showing off baggier denim-look-a-like snow […]