August 13, 2020

City of Toronto announces winning artist to commemorate abolitionist figure Joshua Glover

August 13, 2020 | Vision Newspaper | Today, Mayor John Tory announced the winning proposal for the Joshua Glover Public Art Competition is by Quentin VerCetty, […]
August 6, 2020

Black leaders are nearly non-existent on Canadian boards according to Ryerson’s Diversity Institute’s new study of Canadian board diversity

-Analysis of eight Canadian cities and five sectors shows women, Black people and other racialized persons under-represented as board of directors- TORONTO, Aug. 6, 2020 /CNW/ – While […]
August 5, 2020

Anti-Black racism awareness and response linked to Canadians’ mental health

Morneau Shepell’s Mental Health Index™ shows 10-point decline from the pre-pandemic benchmark of 75 TORONTO, Aug. 5, 2020 /CNW/ – Morneau Shepell, a leading provider of total wellbeing, mental health […]
August 5, 2020

CANADIAN BLACK CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH NATIONAL BLACK CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

Toronto, Ontario: As of July 2020, the Canadian Black Chamber of Commerce (CBCC) signed an Agreement with the United States National Black Chamber of Commerce (NBCC). In […]
July 30, 2020

Breaking Down Racial Barriers

A 10-week series of discussions with music professionals from the Black community about anti-Black racism in the Canadian music industry Toronto, ON (July 30, 2020) – CIMA […]
July 24, 2020

City of Toronto commits more than $1.2 million in cultural and economic investments to confront anti-Black racism

July 24, 2020 | City of Toronto | Today, Mayor John Tory announced that the City of Toronto is making multiple investments in Toronto’s Black arts […]
July 22, 2020

2020 AFRO-CARIB FEST TO GO VIRTUAL

July 22, 2020, | By Charity Lebeanya | The 9th Annual Afro-Carib Fest is going virtual this year! Heritage Skills Development Centre (HSDC) is excited to present […]
July 22, 2020

New Cross-Industry Partnership Supports Expansion of Being Black in Canada

 Netflix, National Bank and Canada Media Fund support multi-year partnership MONTREAL, July 22, 2020 /CNW/ – Today, the Fabienne Colas Foundation announced new support for the Being Black in Canada program […]
July 20, 2020

AUNTIE JILLIAN Joins CTV’s Summer Schedule Beginning July 25

TORONTO, July 20, 2020 /CNW/ – AUNTIE JILLIAN is coming to CTV. Featuring YouTube™ and social media personality Jillian Danford (a.k.a. “Auntie Jillian”), her husband Warren, and adult children Myles and Milan, AUNTIE JILLIAN brings Canada’s self-proclaimed first Black family […]
July 18, 2020

Black Lives Matter Marks Racist Statues; Demands Action on Defunding the Police

TORONTO, July 18, 2020 /CNW/ – Black Lives Matter held a rally and march today in support of demands to defund the police, invest in communities and create emergency […]
July 8, 2020

Toronto Mental Health Agencies to Form Task Force to Address Anti-Black Racism

TORONTO, July 7, 2020 /CNW/ – Infant, Child and Youth Mental Health agencies across Toronto have committed to launch a Task Force to develop a multi-year road map to make a […]
July 7, 2020

The Grade 9 Divide … Systemic Racism?

July 7, 2020 | By Hopeton O’Connor-Dennie | An Ontario Education Disease Premier Doug Ford has come out swinging as he has outlawed the grade “9 […]
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