Black History Month Western Canada

Black History Month Honours Winnipeg Coach Kevin Toney

Reading Time: 2 minutes Kevin Toney has been an active member of the community for decades coaching high school Volleyball When it comes to dedication and leadership, look no further than Winnipeg’s Kevin Toney, the Marketing Coach. But to the countless students, he has coached for over three decades, it’s coach Toney. For over three decades Mr. Toney has 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…

Black Historic Site Griffin House To Undergo Major Renovations
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Black Historic Site Griffin House To Undergo Major Renovations

Reading Time: 3 minutes Griffin House played a key role in the providing safe haven for Black community that had escaped slavery. Griffin House is a house built in 1827 by Englishmen in Ancaster. It was purchased by an African-American escaped slave in 1834 who also had enough cash to purchase 50 acres. It offers Underground Railroad tours and history-related programs. Griffin Read More…

Black History Month Breaking News Eastern Canada

Hon. Mitzie Hunter On The Verge Of Political History

Reading Time: 2 minutes As the world celebrates Black History Month, there is one woman who hopes to make history as Canada’s first black woman to lead a provincial party and to bring that party into power by defeating Premier Doug Ford. Meet Mitzie Hunter, a 48-year-old Jamaican born, fearless woman who wants to lead Ontario’s Liberal Party.  “ Read More…

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Claude “Ollie” Cromwell

Reading Time: 2 minutes Every February, Canadians are invited to participate in Black History Month festivities and events that honour the legacy of Black Canadians, past and present. Claude “Ollie” Cromwell joined the Canadian Armed forces in 1979 and served in numerous conflicts overseas. He retired in 2019 after 40 years of service. Early life Claude “Ollie” Cromwell was Read More…

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Celebrating Black History Month With Kali Mentallo, The Peoples Champion

Reading Time: 2 minutes Every February, Canadians are invited to participate in Black History Month festivities and events that honour the legacy of Black Canadians, past and present. We kick off Black History Month with a salute to Manitoba’s high flying international superstar wrestler Kali Mentallo. Whether jumping off the top ropes of the squared circle in Japan or Read More…