In December 2019, the Honorable Donald Oliver was appointed to the Order of Canada.
A virtual ceremony was held on December 15, 2020, where he was officially invested as a Member of the Order of Canada. You can watch …Continue Reading
The Honourable Donald Oliver was awarded Nova Scotia’s highest honour on Nov. 9 when he was invested into the Order of Nova Scotia.
Established in 2001, the Order of Nova Scotia encourages excellence by recognizing Nova Scotians for outstanding contributions …Continue Reading
For the first time in Canadian history, Corporate Canada must now face, address and remove white privilege from all aspects of business. It is the next logical and mandated step in the war against anti-Black systemic racism in Canada.
We’ve …Continue Reading
Speaking to Americans last week, in the midst of protests and civil unrest across the United States, Barack Obama said in a nationally broadcast town hall, “I’ve heard some people say, ‘You have a pandemic, then you have these protests; …Continue Reading
Both Canada and the United States are each deeply embroiled in the largest pandemic of anti-Black systemic racism since the height of the Martin Luther King civil rights movement that featured vicious attack dogs, and the brutal beatings, shootings, and …Continue Reading
COVID-19 has bluntly shown all of us that African-Canadian front-line essential workers have been disproportionally affected with this highly contagious and deadly virus, even without supporting comprehensive scientific data. We now know that visible minority researchers throughout Canada have been …Continue Reading
For Linda Oliver, February 14th, 2020 was not a year for a celebratory meal at a five star French restaurant with Champagne and roses.
Instead, we went to the 1600 seat Ikeda Theatre in the well known Mesa Arts Center …Continue Reading