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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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Canadian Politicians Pay Tribute To Mandela

Canadian Politicians Pay Tribute To Mandela

Prime Minister Stephen Harper: “With the death of Nelson Mandela, the world has lost one of its great moral leaders and statesmen. Mr. Mandela was imprisoned for 27 years by the former Government of South Africa, for his part in ...

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Black Inmates Over-represented In Canada’s Federal Prisons

Black Inmates Over-represented In Canada’s Federal Prisons

By Neil Armstrong Pride Contributing Writer While the Afrikan Canadian Prisoner Advocacy Coalition (ACPAC) commends the Office of Correctional Investigator (OCI) for taking the initiative to identify and comment on the rapidly escalating concerns related to the status of African ...

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Ontario Legislature Passes Lincoln Alexander Day Bill

Ontario Legislature Passes Lincoln Alexander Day Bill

TORONTO, Ontario – Bill 125, An Act to Proclaim Lincoln Alexander Day in Ontario, was passed into law by the Ontario Legislature, last week Thursday, November 28. The Private Member’s Bill – introduced by Wellington-Halton Hills MPP, Ted Arnott, and ...

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St. Kitts Government Insists No Diplomatic Row With Canada

St. Kitts Government Insists No Diplomatic Row With Canada

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts CMC – The St. Kitts-Nevis government has dismissed opposition claims of a diplomatic row with Canada over the sale of its passports to foreign investors. “The Government states unreservedly and unequivocally that there has been no diplomatic ...

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Canada’s High Commissioner To Jamaica Outlines Priorities

Canada’s High Commissioner To Jamaica Outlines Priorities

By Neil Armstrong Pride Contributing Writer Canada’s high commissioner to Jamaica, Robert Ready, says the contribution that Jamaicans have made to Canada is extraordinary. Referencing the book, Jamaicans in Canada: When Ackee Meets Codfish, Ready said he was glad to ...

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Calls Grow For Toronto Mayor Ford To Step Aside

Calls Grow For Toronto Mayor Ford To Step Aside

By Neil Armstrong Pride Contributing Writer TORONTO, Ontario – Toronto city councillor, Michael Thompson, has added his voice to the chorus of councilors calling on Mayor Rob Ford to step aside or step down to deal with his personal issues ...

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York Regional Police Swears In First Black Deputy Chief

York Regional Police Swears In First Black Deputy Chief

By Neil Armstrong Pride Contributing Writer YORK REGION, Ontario – Superintendent André Crawford made history today (Wednesday, November 6) when he was sworn in as deputy chief of York Regional Police. He is the first Black or visible minority person to ...

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