We are dedicated to increasing the representation of Black Canadians in politics, civil services, Agencies, Boards and Commissions at all levels in Canada.
Provide training and workshops to candidates about the political process at all levels. Provide information to Black communities about civic engagement and opportunities in the civil services and on Agencies, Boards and Commissions.
Encourage Black Canadians to run for political office. Highlight Black candidates and celebrate Black elected officials on all our social media sites and events.
Work with all political parties to increase the number of Black Canadians nominated in winnable ridings. Raise awareness about the impact of underrepresentation of Black Canadians in politics, civil services, Agencies, Boards and Commissions
The history of Black Canadian voting rights is marked…Learn More
Abraham Doras Shadd, the first Afro-Canadian to hold public office,…Learn More
On 28 January 1916, Manitoba women became the first in Canada…Learn More
In the controversial Wartime Elections Act passed on September…Learn More
On 24 May 1918, the majority of female citizens…Learn More
Leonard Austin Braithwaite, CM, OOnt, QC, lawyer, politician (born…Learn More
Saint-Firmin (S. F.) Monestime (December 16, 1909 – October 27,…Learn More
In 1965, Alexander ran in the Canadian federal election…Learn More
Early years Rosemary Brown was born in Kingston, Jamaica, in…Learn More
Anne Clare Cools (born August 12, 1943) is a…Learn More
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