BlackNorth Initiative

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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May 17, 2022

WE CAN NO LONGER WAIT TO ADDRESS ANTI-BLACK HATE

Toronto, May. 17, 2022 /CNW/ “Milk, eggs, cereal for tomorrow’s breakfast, and chicken for dinner tonight because we ran out.” Many family and friends, we…

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April 27, 2022

BNI Alberta Chapter Partners with Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP…

In collaboration with Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP, and consistent with Blakes values, we are proud to introduce this pro bono initiative to support Black small businesses and…

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March 22, 2022

Lincoln Alexander School of Law announces BlackNorth Initiative…

Five first-year law students will receive renewable scholarships. Kafela Campbell, Stacey Newman, Shardaine Rowe Brown, and Shaun Shepherd are the first four students to be named…

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March 21, 2022

BMO ETFs Announces Support for the BlackNorth Initiative’s…

TORONTO, March 21, 2022 – BMO Exchange Traded Funds (BMO ETFs) today announced its support for BlackNorth Initiative’s Education Within Reach Program with a $100,000…

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November 24, 2021

BlackNorth Initiative and Boston Consulting Group Launch Racial…

The comprehensive resource guide will be available to all organizations looking to advance racial equity within their organizations TORONTO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The…

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October 26, 2021

CIBC and the BlackNorth Initiative Youth Accelerator Now Accepting…

BGC Canada to administer multi-year program to help empower the next generation of leaders and changemakers from the Black community TORONTO, Oct. 26, 2021 /CNW/ – CIBC is…

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