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BBPA Announces 2016 Harry Jerome Award Recipients

BBPA Announces 2016 Harry Jerome Award Recipients

TORONTO, Ontario, March 29 — The Black Business and Professional Association (BBPA), the venerable organisation that, for the last 34 years, has organised the Annual Harry Jerome Awards (HJA), today, announced the 2016 recipients of its prestigious Award, at a ...

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Refugee Rights Day Reading

Refugee Rights Day Reading

(NC) — To mark Refugee Rights Day, the Amnesty Book Club is hosting a special novel this month: The Illegal by Lawrence Hill. The novel is the CBC Canada Reads 2016 champion and will be featured on Hill’s own book tour that coincided ...

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Women Over Forty Honoured And Celebrated

Women Over Forty Honoured And Celebrated

HAMILTON, Ontario — The first Absolutely Fabulous Women Over Forty Awards (AFW), celebrating and honouring women over 40-years-of-age for their remarkable achievements and contributions to the communities they live in, was, according to its organiser, “a fabulous success”. Founded by ...

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Ontario Chooses Band-aid Instead Of Banning Carding

Ontario Chooses Band-aid Instead Of Banning Carding

The following statement, issued by the African Canadian Legal Clinic, is the organisation’s response to the Ontario government’s recently announced “carding/street checks” regulations. On Tuesday, March 22, 2016, the Ontario government released its final Regulation on street-checks/carding. The African Canadian ...

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Ontario Has Released New Regulations Prohibiting Carding

Ontario Has Released New Regulations Prohibiting Carding

Above photo is of Yasir Naqvi, Minister of Community Safety and Correctional Services. Courtesy of RadPBar, Wikimedia Commons. By Jordan Maxwell Pride Contributing Writer Ontario, Canada — The Province of Ontario has released new regulations prohibiting carding and for the first time ...

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