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A program called Generation Chosen offers marginalized Black youth from Toronto’s Jane and Finch community mentorship, community and the tools of emotional intelligence. (Rhianne Campbell)

Emotional intelligence is life and death where I’m from

Black youth need programs that develop emotional intelligence -- to combat institutional racism, social exclusion and white supremacy. The government's promised $19 million is not enough.
Don’t let stress get the better of you. Michal Kowalski/shutterstock

Explainer: what is emotional intelligence and why do you need it?

British politician, Andrew Mitchell is clearly a highly intelligent man. He’s well-educated, good at his job and was once tipped for the political heights. But his behaviour that came to light as a result…
Teaching kids how to be emotionally intelligent can prevent behaviour such as bullying. Shutterstock

Preventing bullying with emotional intelligence

In school, emotions matter. Not only do children with anxiety and aggression have difficulty focusing and learning, they also tend to be victims or perpetrators of bullying. Whether it’s old-fashioned…

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