ByBlacks.com was invited to attend last week’s Black History Month reception in Ottawa, hosted by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his personal parliamentary secretary Celina Caesar Chavannes.
A Jamaican native, Madeline Edwards is a community advocate, founding member and Vice President of the Congress of Black Women of Mississauga and Area Chapter, and now an inducted member of the Order of Ontario — the province’s highest official honour.
Zanana Lorraine Akande is a retired politician, dedicated community servant and loving grandmother.
When people go see a play, they are usually so mesmerized by the actors on stage that the people behind the scenes are often overlooked in the celebration of a play’s success.
Former housing manager Vivian Keels, opened a social enterprise businesss called "Karibu Thrift Store" to provide work and work experience for people with mental and developmental disabilities.