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Scarborough Made documents the stories of humanity that exists in Toronto's East to amplify the voices of our communities

Christina Cheng & Elijah Cheng Harbans

Christina Cheng & Elijah Cheng Harbans share the a mother & son story of how their relationship and learning had grown to support other youth creatives
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Sam Ibrahim

Sam Ibrahim is the CEO of Arrow Workforce and founder of Playground Global, he shares his aspirations for why he decided to build his business in Scarborough
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Kayla Marie Tracy

Kayla-Marie Tracy is a reporter and news anchor at CP24, she shares her challenging life story on her hope on the road to motherhood
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Dwayne De Rosario

Former professional soccer player Dwayne De Rosario "Dero" shares the reality of growing up and how soccer helped shape his life
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Seema David

Seema David was awarded the Scarborough Hero Award and is the founder of 52N kitchen, which provides food to those in need. She shares her story on the how the kitchen came to be and what the organization strives to accomplish in the community.
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Agnes Thompson

Agnes Thompson was awarded the Scarborough Hero Award and works with East Scarborough Storefront to support food security within her community, she shares her own humbling journey
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Marvin Macaraig

Marvin Macaraig is a community health promoter for Scarborough Cycles, he shares the importance of building options for mobility in the Scarborough Community
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Ifrah Nur

Ifrah is a local resident who channeled her passion for helping others as child and youth care worker.
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Mel Ayisi

Mel Ayisi is a young change maker who founded the grassroots organization that could give back to communities in need.
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Orianna Knight

Oriana Knight shares song and story on her journey from grief to growth.
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Katrina Thorne

Producer & Photographer Katrina Thorne shares what Scarborough means to her creative journey and speaks out about the misconceptions. ⁠
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Trevor Godinho

Trevor is an international recognized published photographer whose captured notable personalities and Hollywood’s leading men and women.
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Amey Lai

Amey Lai is a contemporary artist who has drawn her inspiration from the diverse cultures found in Scarborough
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Dr. Flor De Maria

Dr. Flor De María has made Scarborough her home since arriving to Canada, becoming a dentist to serve the local community through oral health.
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Ella Avila

Dancer & Founder of HER Creative speaks on her learnings growing up as a woman from Scarborough
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Keysha Fresh

Keysha Freshh is a Canadian MC and songwriter, whose come up from Scarborough, inspired her write a rap song about it.
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Bishop Brigante

Bishop Brigante shares the experiences of growing up Scarborough and how it built his character. ⁠
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Choclair

Rap legend Choclair shares his origins, coming up as an MC from Scarborough. ⁠
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Natasha Ramatour

Author of Natasha Ramoutar, shares why Scarborough means 'community' and speaks about the importance of finding significance in our everyday moments.⁠
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Rachael Chen

Rachael Chen is a high school teacher who has been revolutionizing the way learning takes place in the classroom, by introducing meditation and mindfulness into daily curriculum.
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Eroll Cardoza

Errol Cardozo is the founder and owner of Life & Wisdom, a lifestyle clothing brand from Scarborough.
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Armogan Sisters

Twin sisters Shanna & JaNae Armorgan share their story on family and how they have made their mark in acting by supporting and learning from one other. ⁠
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Dwayne Morgan

Dwayne Morgan is a writer, 2x Canadian Poetry Slam Champion & Scarborough Walk of Fame Inductee
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Kiana "Rookz" Eastmond

Kiana “Rookz” Eastmond is the award-winning entrepreneur, founder & CEO of Sand Box Studios.
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Jennifer Lee

Jennifer is the owner of the legendary Hakka Chinese “Federick's Restaurant” in Scarborough, who is carrying on the legacy of her father.
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Mario Narvaez

Mario Narvaez speaks on being grateful for his life in Scarborough after fleeing a war torn country with his family.
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Dr. Paul Caulford

Dr. Caulford is a family physician and founder of the Canadian Centre for Refugees & Immigrant Health Care.
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Niruba Selvanantharajah

Niruba Selvanantharajah shares the challenging circumstances that led to her quadriplegia and her openness to stay positive through it all. ⁠
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Doris Sneddon

The late Doris Sneddon was a 105 year old woman, who had seen the beauty and community in Scarborough over the years.
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Paul Kaze Thurton

Paul is a member of Canada’s top breakdancing crew “Supernaturalz,” founded the Simply Swag Dance Studio to teach and provide a space for youth in Scarborough.
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Hamza Khan

Hamza Khan is a multi-award winning marketer, accomplished entrepreneur & author of the book “The Burnout Gamble.”
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Randell Adjei

Randell Adjei is a spoken word artist & community leader is Ontario's first poet Laureate
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Ashley Mckenzie Barnes

Creative Director & Award Winning Curator Ashley Mckenzie Barnes shares what Scarborough means to her.
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Maestro Fresh Wess

Wes “Maestro” Williams, better known as Maestro Fresh Wes is a Canadian Hip Hop pioneer, whose song “Let your backbone slide,” was inducted into the Canadian songwriters hall of fame.
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