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May 14, 2024

Celebrating a Trailblazer: Senator Donald Oliver’s Lifetime Achievement Award at BlackNorth Initiative’s Excellence Gala

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May 14, 2024

Celebrating a Trailblazer: Senator Donald Oliver’s Lifetime Achievement Award at BlackNorth Initiative’s Excellence Gala

Last year marked a momentous occasion for the Black community in Canada, especially during the BlackNorth Initiative’s (BNI) inaugural Excellence Gala. A night of…

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March 19, 2024

Mistaken Identity and Misuse of Force: A Call for Justice and Reform in Ottawa’s Policing

The BlackNorth Initiative is deeply disturbed and saddened by the harrowing experience of Kane Niyondagara, a 27-year-old Black man in Ottawa, who was subjected to a grave…

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March 11, 2024

Congratulations to Our Signatories Who Have Won the 2024 Canada’s Best Diversity Employers Award

As BlackNorth Initiative, we celebrate with immense pride and joy the remarkable achievements of our signatories who have been recognized as winners of the 2024 Canada’s…

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June 27, 2023

BlackNorth Initiative and Ontario Power Generation Partner to…

BlackNorth Initiative to launch a one-stop-shop platform designed to empower the next generation of Black leadership TORONTO (June 27, 2023) – The BlackNorth Initiative is…

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April 26, 2023

Trailblazing Canadian Senator Celebrates the 40th Anniversary of…

Halifax, NS, April 26, 2023 – The BlackNorth Initiative (BNI), Enbridge and the Honourable Dr. Donald H. Oliver, K.C. celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Black Cultural…

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February 01, 2023

BlackNorth Initiative Excellence Gala Recap

Toronto’s business and community leaders came together on Saturday, January 21, to celebrate the extraordinary work of the BlackNorth Initiative in its continued commitment to…

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January 31, 2023

We remember and honour Tyre Nichols

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TORONTO, ON – At this moment, we remember and honour Tyre Nichols of Memphis, Tennessee. A beloved young Black man, a father and a son. His life…

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January 31, 2023

Congratulations to our Entrepreneurship Award Winner

The BlackNorth Entrepreneurship Award, sponsored by Scotiabank, was presented to Black Owned TO, which has demonstrated leadership and trailblazing in entrepreneurship. Black…

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January 31, 2023

Congratulations to our Community Champion Award Winners

The BlackNorth Community Champion Awards, sponsored by IG Wealth Management, CREA, LCBO and BMO, were presented to Black-led community organizations that have demonstrated a…

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