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City News

"The founders of Aspire 4 Higher — a non-profit basketball camp in Brampton — say they want to provide opportunities for underprivileged youth to embrace the sport, and have fun..."

Government of Canada
Brampton Guardian

"There is a trio of well-known local basketball stars who are working as instructors at the Aspire for Higher Elite Basketball camp as they get ready for their upcoming basketball seasons...."

"The gold medal winning performance of Canada’s women’s basketball team at the Pan American Games is providing an inspiration to many young female players...."

July 31, 2015

"A Brampton community is launching a mental health curriculum program for Black youth to address issues with employment opportunities, access to education, and youth violence..."

August 06, 2019

"Since she founded the Aspire 4 Higher Elite Basketball camp four summers ago, Abena Addo has also tried to make it affordable for all. Now with the help of the Canadian Tire..."

June 28, 2016

"If you stepped into the gym at Notre Dame Secondary School during a recent session of the Aspire For Higher Elite Basketball camp you would have noticed something..."

September 04, 2014

She is both a player and a coach and in both roles she has a passion for the sport. During the school year she stars for the Acadia Axewomen in Wolfville, Nova Scotia..."

July 25, 2014

Add, who is about to graduate from McGill University, plans to attend the University of Toronto for a Masters program in the fall. She began the camp program last summer..."

April 09, 2014

"The Government of Canada is working closely with Black business owners and Black-led organizations across Canada to ensure the new Black Entrepreneurship Program reflects the realities and needs of Black Canadians...."

August 13, 2021

"Many Canadians struggle with mental health issues, but certain groups of Canadians face unique challenges when it comes to mental health because of racism, discrimination, socio-economic status or social exclusion...."

August 12, 2021
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