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Lions Circle Fathers Day Family Fun Day

Sun, Jun 18, 2023 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm UTC

8100 Islington Avenue, Woodbridge, Ontario




The 2023 Annual International Conference and Festival of Blacks in Dance

Wed, Jan 25, 2023 12:00 pm - Mon, Jan 30, 2023 4:45 am UTC

Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel, 123 Queen St W, Toronto, ON M5H 2M9




Toronto Black Vegan Holiday Market

Sun, Dec 11, 2022 4:00 pm - Mon, Dec 12, 2022 12:00 am UTC

Artscape Wychwood Barns 601 Christie Street Toronto, ON M6G 3E2




African Impact Challenge Pitch Day

Fri, Dec 2, 2022 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm UTC

University of Toronto Scarborough - Instructional Centre 1095 Military Trail The BRIDGE Toronto, ON M1C 1A2




CBCC - National Ecosystem Monthly Meeting

Tue, Nov 8, 2022 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm UTC

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Friday, November 11, 2022

Four African Restaurants To Try During ByBlacks Restaurant Week

This 2022 fall edition of ByBlacks Restaurant Week features prix fixe menus giving diners access to three-course African meals.

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Friday, October 7, 2022

Actor Jesse Lipscombe on Black representation in film

Alberta-born actor Jesse Lipscombe, who now lives in Vancouver, has made it his life's work to combat racism, advance Black representation in film, and improve opportunities for actors of all backgrounds.

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Saturday, July 30, 2022

Black excellence celebrated at National Black Canadians Summit in Halifax

More than a thousand Canadians are converging in Halifax this weekend for the National Black Canadians Summit.

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Saturday, July 9, 2022

Trudeau apologizes for racism faced by all-Black Canadian unit in First World War

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau officially apologized on Saturday to descendants of the No. 2 Construction Battallion, Canada’s only all-Black unit in the First World War. “We owe these brave Black men so much."

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Tuesday, April 5, 2022

Waterloo Catholic board response to review of police call on Black child lacks accountability, advocates say

While school board commits to change, advocates call for leadership change.
Many Balck People are disappointed in how the Waterloo Catholic District School Board (WCDSB) responded to an Ontario review of how a situation involving a four-year-old Black student was handled.

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Monday, April 4, 2022

14-year-old surfer from N.S. heading to national competition in B.C.

Juniper Balch, 14, from Lawrencetown is travelling to Tofino, B.C., to compete in a national surf competition. She will be one of the only Black surfers to compete in Tofino (Submitted by Toby Balch).

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Monday, April 4, 2022

Alex Cuba scores Grammy Award for album recorded in his B.C. home

B.C.-based Cuban-Canadian musician Alex Cuba won the best Latin pop album Grammy award over the weekend.

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Thursday, March 31, 2022

Study finds Black men overrepresented in Ontario jails

Growing body of research in Canada have suggested a throughline between “locking someone up in a cage” and mitigating issues such as underfunded schools and lack of employment

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Saturday, March 12, 2022

Living in segregated neighborhoods may double heart health risks for Black young adults

Black people who spent their early adult years in racially segregated neighborhoods were twice as likely to develop coronary artery calcium – a predictor of heart disease

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Thursday, March 10, 2022

Despite progress, Black patients still less likely to get heart transplants

Black people in need of a new heart are less likely than their white peers to get a transplant, and when they do, they're more likely to die afterward, according to new research.

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