Tag: 150th birthday

  • Stephanie Konu, Artist, Lilly Bo Chic

    Stephanie Konu, Artist, Lilly Bo Chic

    Last updated on February 2nd, 2024 at 11:48 pmI’ll admit it—my cranial cup doesn’t quite runneth over with Black Canadian history. I didn’t have a whole lot of Black folk around me as a kid, with many of the opportunities my parents afforded me not exactly aligning with the archetype of how the world saw…

  • Gail Vaz-Oxlade, Financial Expert, Debt-Free Forever

    Gail Vaz-Oxlade, Financial Expert, Debt-Free Forever

    Last updated on February 13th, 2024 at 10:31 pmI first crossed paths with Gail in 2016’s Tales from the 2.9 when a mutual friend connected us for her radio show on Newstalk 1010! I remember being nervous as heck—Sarah and I are huge fans (watching syndicated ‘Til Debt Do Us Part episodes numerous times), so every time she’s…

  • Robert Iveniuk, Writer | #Chronicle150 #29

    Robert Iveniuk, Writer | #Chronicle150 #29

    Last updated on February 13th, 2024 at 10:28 pmI admittedly had a far more grandiose introduction in mind for the second phase to #Chronicle150, but there’s an àpropos saying about the best-laid plans of mice and men that comes to mind instead. Tales from the 2.9 was quite the ordeal and an ambitious way to…

  • Ardean Peters | Tales from the 2.9, Vol. 2 #28

    Ardean Peters | Tales from the 2.9, Vol. 2 #28

    Last updated on February 16th, 2024 at 01:40 amThis year’s been a challenging one for Tales from the 2.9. The Tale of 2017’s Tales from the 2.9 Last year was bad timing—putting 29 daily posts out right after becoming a Dad for the second time is no simple feat, and we somehow pulled it off.…

  • Rachel Lambo | Tales from the 2.9, Vol. 2 #27

    Rachel Lambo | Tales from the 2.9, Vol. 2 #27

    Last updated on February 16th, 2024 at 12:55 amIf I can agree on one thing with Rachel Lambo’s Tale from the 2.9, it’s our need to expect more from ourselves as a community. It’s 2017, and there’re so many options to help a people thrive. We can bolster our business with think tanks and workshops. Or…