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 18, 2021

BlackNorth Initiative and CivicAction Partner to Increase Black…

These two organizations will break down systemic barriers by bringing together established and rising Black leaders to accelerate career growth and opportunities TORONTO, ON –…

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April 21, 2021

BLACKNORTH INITIATIVE APPLAUDS FEDERAL BUDGET INVESTMENTS INTO BLACK…

Budget presents transformational opportunities for Black Canadians TORONTO – April 21, 2021 – The BlackNorth Initiative welcomed several investments and commitments in the…

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April 19, 2021

BLACKNORTH INITIATIVE CALLS ON ALL GOVERNMENTS TO TAKE A…

Support of essential workers and leadership from within marginalized communities far more effective than enhanced policing TORONTO ON, April 19, 2021 – The BlackNorth…

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April 14, 2021

The BlackNorth Initiative Receives $1 Million Donation From Fairfax…

TORONTO ON, April 14, 2021 – The BlackNorth Initiative is proud to announce a $1 million donation from Fairfax Financial. This contribution, which will support organizational…

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April 08, 2021

BlackNorth Initiative congratulates TELUS for setting and surpassing…

TELUS is one of only a few Canadian corporations to adopt diversity policies and targets beyond gender, ensuring diverse representation at the highest level of its leadership…

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March 22, 2021

UNITY STATEMENT FROM THE BLACKNORTH INITIATIVE AND THE RAOUL…

A call for Canadians to unite in the fight against racism, hatred, and antisemitism. We come together to unite in solidarity and common cause to combat the legacy of racism…

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