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Philanthropist, Delores Lawrence, Honoured By Anglican Church

Philanthropist, Delores Lawrence, Honoured By Anglican Church

TORONTO, Ontario – On the first day of 2014, Jamaica-born philanthropist, entrepreneur and business executive, Delores Lawrence, noted for her hard-nosed, forthright and honest management style, was honoured by the Anglican Church in Toronto. Lawrence — the founder, president and ...

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University Of Toronto Establishes Scholarships To Honour Mandela

University Of Toronto Establishes Scholarships To Honour Mandela

By Neil Armstrong Pride Contributing Writer The University of Toronto has announced the establishment of the Nelson Mandela Scholarship, which will be awarded to fourth-year students on the basis of academic excellence, leadership and community involvement. The university has endowed ...

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A Different Look At Canada Vis-à-vis South Africa

By Neil Armstrong Pride Contributing Writer Former governor general, Adrienne Clarkson, was on a CBC Radio program last week speaking from South Africa about the absence of former prime minister, Brian Mulroney, from the list of world leaders who spoke ...

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Toronto And The Cultural Boycott Of South Africa

By Norman (Otis) Richmond aka Jalali Pride Guest Writer The elimination of apartheid was on the agenda of the United Nations from its inception. On June 22, 1946 the Indian government requested that the discriminatory treatment of Indians in the ...

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African Canadians Lionize Nelson Mandela, In Death

African Canadians Lionize Nelson Mandela, In Death

By Neil Armstrong Pride Contributing Writer The death of South Africa’s greatest known freedom fighter, statesman, anti-apartheid icon, former president of the African National Congress, first black and first democratically elected president, Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, has cast a wide shadow ...

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Nelson Mandela: A Legacy Of Forgiveness

Nelson Mandela: A Legacy Of Forgiveness

Caribbean-Canadian Group Tours His Homeland By Dwain Wellington Rattray Pride Contributing Editor  When mankind thinks of greatness, we often envision long gone men and women who have shaped our collective communities, both local and global. When we speak of icons, ...

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