Spotlighting Dr. Nnamdi Ndubuka: A Dedicated Community Leader and Recipient of the Queen Elizabeth II Platinum Jubilee Medal

On a Friday evening at the E.A. Rawlinson Centre, over 30 citizens from Prince Albert and surrounding districts were awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Platinum Jubilee Medal, including Dr. Nnamdi Ndubuka, a prominent community figure who has devoted his life to helping others. As a public health physician in Prince Albert, Dr. Ndubuka currently leads the implementation of public health …

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7 Individuals of African Descent Among Prestigious McCall MacBain Scholarship Recipients

The McCall MacBain Scholarship, valued at $200 million, was established in 2019 by John and Marcy McCall MacBain to support emerging leaders worldwide. The scholarship provides fully-funded master’s degrees worth $100,000 each at McGill University, along with mentorship, coaching, and leadership development programs. In the first year of the scholarship’s global admissions, over 1,200 students and graduates from universities around …

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Professor Ato Quayson to Chair New Department of African and African American Studies at Stanford

Stanford University is set to establish a new department of African and African American studies, with Professor Ato Quayson serving as its inaugural chair. The department, which will officially open in January 2024, will build on the university’s longstanding Program in African and African American Studies and focus on research and teaching in the humanities and arts. Its scope may …

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CBCC Launches #BlackFoodEnergy Entrepreneurship Accelerator with DoorDash: Supporting Black-Owned Food Businesses in Greater Toronto Area

The Canadian Black Chamber of Commerce (CBCC) has partnered with DoorDash and Spring Activator to launch the #BlackFoodEnergy Entrepreneurship Accelerator. The ten-week program aims to support Black-owned and operated food businesses in the Greater Toronto Area by addressing day-to-day business challenges. It is also backed by the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev). The accelerator program offers a …

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BlackNorth Initiative Makes History by Closing Toronto Stock Exchange in Honor of Black History Month

On February 21, the BlackNorth Initiative made history by becoming the first Black-led non-profit to close the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) in honor of Black History Month and the success of their inaugural BlackNorth Excellence gala. Eliza Casinather, Head of Equity, Diversity & Inclusion at TMX Group, joined them in closing the market. The event celebrated and recognized Black excellence …

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