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95% Of Black Businesses Were Denied Funding By The Federal Government

Reading Time: 6 minutes Under the Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC), Funding Earmarked For Black Businesses, was only given to 5% of applicants. Starting a business can be terrifying, starting a business as a black entrepreneur in Canada is twice as scary. Unlike many other cultures within Canada, the vast majority of black entrepreneurs do not derive from Read More…

Project Hammerhead Nabs Cross Boarder Drug Smugglers
Western Canada

Edmonton Police Officer Charged With Sexual Assault

Reading Time: < 1 minute Alberta Serious Incident Response Team (ASIRT) investigates alleged sexual assaults involving a member of the Edmonton Police Service (EPS). TDS News – It is alleged that in the early afternoon of Jan. 20, 2021, an off-duty police officer encountered an adult female acquaintance, and during that encounter committed a sexual assault. The evidence gathered during Read More…

Ontario Investing $1 Billion to Expand COVID-19 Testing
Eastern Canada

Ford Government Invests $1.2M Into Black Tech Startups

Reading Time: 2 minutes Funding to help Black-owned tech start-ups succeed in Ontario’s changing economy TDS News – The Ford government is investing $1.2 million over three years to help young Black entrepreneurs and Black-owned tech start-ups access the resources and tools they need to succeed in the province’s changing economy. The funding will be provided through Ryerson University Read More…

LGBTQ2+ National Monument In Ottawa, One Step Closer To Reality
Canada

LGBTQ2+ National Monument In Ottawa, One Step Closer To Reality

Reading Time: 2 minutes The monument will honour members of the LGBTQ2+ and those that were systematically purged from positions through government and law enforcement. TDS News -Today Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Canadian Heritage, and Bardish Chagger, Minister of Diversity and Inclusion and Youth, and project proponent the LGBT Purge Fund, in cooperation with the National Capital Commission, announced Read More…

Jamie Moses, First Black MLA To Speak In The Manitoba Legislature
Black History Month Op-Ed Western Canada

Jamie Moses, First Black MLA To Speak In The Manitoba Legislature

Reading Time: 4 minutes Black History Month celebrates historic election of MLA Jamie Moses On Tuesday, October 1, 2019, I became the first Black person to ever speak in the Manitoba Legislature as a Member of the Legislative Assembly. For the first time, Black people in Manitoba have a voice in the Legislature. Walking into the chamber and seeing Read More…