Black Canadian Remembrance Day


Event organizer Kerry Ann Thomas, left, with Bernice Carnegie. Gerald V. Paul photo. By Gerald V. Paul
Event organizer Kerry Ann Thomas, left, with Bernice Carnegie. Gerald V. Paul photo.
By Gerald V. Paul

The Black Canadian Remembrance Day Ceremony is slated for this Sunday (Dec. 27) at 11a.m. at Weston Village BIA, 4 John St. (Weston Rd. and John St.).
Event organizer Kerry Ann Thomas, founder of Analogy Global Communications, told The Camera that MPP Patrick Brown, MPP Laura Albanese and Ward 11 Councillor Frances Nunziata are expected to attend.
Also, the organization is launching SHOP BHM (Black History Month) Open for Business with all cultures invited to shop Black and local during the upcoming Black History Month.
The former Miss Teen Nubian and Miss Toronto, Tourism, noted that the UN General Assembly proclaimed 2015-2024 as International Decade for People of African Descent, citing the need to strengthen national, regional and international cooperation in relation to full enjoyment of economic, social, cultural, civil and political rights of peoples of African descent and their full and equal participation in all aspects of society.
Thomas said Black Canadian Remembrance Day Ceremony launched the inaugural recognition of Black Canadians’ contribution to the military in 2010.
It was recognized by former prime minister Stephen Harper and former defence minister Peter MacKay

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