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These Students of African Descent are Recipients of the 2019 TD Scholarship for Community Leadership Award & We’re Excited for Them

The TD Scholarships for Community Leadership are awarded to 20 students across Canada in their last year of high school or CEGEP, and provide the recipients with up to $70,000 each for college or university (up to $10,000 for tuition per year, $7,500 a year for living expenses) for four years. The prestigious award is designed to acknowledge the…
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Prime Minister appoints Jacqueline O’Neill as Canada’s 1st Ambassador for Women, Peace and Security

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, announced that Jacqueline O’Neill has been appointed as Canada’s first Ambassador for Women, Peace and Security. Ms. O’Neill will help advance Canada’s feminist foreign policy by championing our women, peace, and security priority commitments at home and around the world. She will also work across all federal…
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Meet The Immigrants Of African Descent Nominated For The RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Awards+ Find Out How To Vote!

2019 ’s semi-finalist for the annual RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Awards have been announced—and 11 immigrants from Africa or Africans by marriage have made the prestigious list. Hundreds of nominations were received from which 75 names were shortlisted by a judging panel. The top 25 finalists will be chosen by a combination of online votes and…
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