We are in an era of tremendous change, where everything is being disrupted: governments, institutions, personal lives and the workplace. Innovation expert John Seely Brown calls it the Cambrian Moment.
Nominated for the fourth consecutive year as Canadian Lawyer Magazine’s Top 25 Most Influential in the Human Rights category, Lorin MacDonald is one of Canada’s leading voices on disability issues. Over the last 30 years, Lorin has demonstrated her leadership, passion, and commitment to accessibility and inclusion in various volunteer and professional activities, all informed by her lived experience as a woman born with profound hearing loss.
We call upon the federal government, in collaboration with Aboriginal peoples, to establish, as a statutory holiday, a National Day for Truth and Reconciliation to honour Survivors, their families, and communities, and ensure that public commemoration of the history and legacy of residential schools remains a vital component.” September 30th is the answer to this […]
Celebrating the 60th Anniversary of Independence: Republic of Trinidad and Tobago: August 31st “A revolution of intelligence, for intelligence, by intelligence.” https://diversipro.com/idea-books/ “To educate is to emancipate.” In the afterglow of the International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition, celebrated annually on August 23 to memorialize the transatlantic slave trade, […]
Blackhurst Cultural Centre Commemorates the 10th Annual Underground Freedom Train Ride: “We’re Back on Track”
The Underground Freedom Train Ride and Emancipation Day Commemorations Still Matter… Recently, Dr. Afua Cooper, Professor in the Sociology and Social Anthropology Department at Dalhousie University explained why issues around slavery and emancipation are still important. Here is the link to the story: A specific form of anti-black racism: Scholars want Canadian apology for […]