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Ontario To Establish Anti-Racism Directorate

TORONTO, Ontario — Premier Kathleen Wynne announced, on Tuesday, that Ontario will establish an Anti-Racism Directorate to address racism in “all its forms — including individual, systemic and cultural”. “We know in our hearts that deeply entrenched biases are still ...

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Legacy Project Shines Light On Six Black Activists

By Neil Armstrong PRIDE Contributing Writer TORONTO, Ontario — Five filmmakers have produced five short films on six Black activists, who are no longer alive, but whose work created lasting change in Toronto. Their work will premiere at the inaugural ...

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Stamp Honours Black Canadian Unit In First World War

Battalion’s men volunteered and served in face of prejudice OTTAWA, Ontario – With their country going to war in 1914, Black Canadians stepped forward to join the fight but many were turned away because of racial prejudice. By persevering, they ...

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Hon. Jean Augustine Honoured By Youth For Human Rights

Hon. Jean Augustine Honoured By Youth For Human Rights

Photo above shows Hon. Dr. Jean Augustine, right, receiving her award from Nicole Crellin,  Director of Youth for Human Rights International’s Toronto chapter. Photo courtesy of YHRI-Toronto. By Michael Van Cooten PRIDE Publisher/Editor TORONTO, Ontario — Ontario’s first Fairness Commissioner, ...

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