Donald Oliver has joined the Canadian Guyanese Congress as a governor. The Canadian Guyanese Congress is the national voice of Canadians of Guyanese heritage. The organisation represents the interests of the community before the various levels of governments in Canada …Continue Reading
On March 17, 2021, the Hon. Donald Oliver was a guest on CBC’s The Current. Black civil servants alleging years of discrimination have launched a class-action lawsuit against the Public Service of Canada. Host Matt Galloway spoke …Continue Reading
As a Black History Month Pioneer, I sense there’s something quite different, exciting and encouraging about the way it has been celebrated this year.
What Jean Augustine got the House of Commons to adopt and what I got the Senate …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
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