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Black History Month: Viola Desmond - Canada's Rosa Parks?

By Mustafa Salemwalla on Mon, May 01, 2017 @ 06:12 PM

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Black History Month: Viola Desmond - Canada's Rosa Parks?

By Mustafa Salemwalla on Thu, Feb 04, 2016 @ 04:23 PM

We thought you might be interested in a book we've recently read and highly recommend.

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12 Days of Christmas Contest

By Mustafa Salemwalla on Wed, Dec 09, 2015 @ 12:47 PM

Enter for a chance to win in our exciting new 12 Days of Christmas Contest

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Halloween in South Africa: Ghosts, Goblins and Ghouls, Oh My!

By Penny Baldwin-French on Wed, Oct 28, 2015 @ 12:56 PM

 Halloween is one of the most fun and most exciting times of the year for children, and, in recent years, it has increased in popularity with adults as well. While it is perhaps most popular in the United States, Canada and the Western World, traditions and celebrations vary from country to country. Even though it may not be as popular as in other countries, Halloween is celebrated in South Africa.

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The History of Boxing Day: South African Day of Goodwill

By Penny Baldwin-French on Sat, Dec 20, 2014 @ 12:36 PM

Similar to Black Friday in the United States, Boxing Day, which is held on the day after Christmas, is one of the most popular shopping days in Canada and in other parts of the world.

It’s a day where deal seekers are out en masse, looking to take advantage of huge sales. It’s a day where millions of Canadians get up early, it’s almost impossible to get a parking spot at your local mall, and there are line ups to get into stores – all in hopes of getting a smoking deal on a TV, buy that gift they didn’t get for Christmas, or to cash in their gift cards.

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