Sen. Oliver gave the introductory Zoom remarks for the speakers series “a Diversity Path to Prosperity for all Canadians”, on April19, 2021. He was joined by three exceptional speakers:—Sharzad Rafati , the founder and CEO of BroadbandTV Corp, a digital …Continue Reading
Remarks at the launch of the Conservative Black Congress of Canada
This speech was delivered on January 24, 2021 for the launch of the Conservative Black Congress of Canada (CBCC). At this event, the CBCC unveiled the “Senator Donald Oliver Internship Program,” which offers parliamentary training to Black Conservatives.
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A Personal Tribute to My Aunt Portia White, Contralto
A collection of photos and videos, including a recording of these remarks and songs in tribute to Portia White, can be found on Dropbox.
On a frigid, cold and blustery day in mid February, 1968, my mother (Helena Oliver—oldest …Continue Reading
Black History Month 2019
It’s an honour to have this opportunity to talk with you about Black History Month today. In a sense, I’m sorry we still need a month set aside simply to remember the contributions of African Canadians. I will be a …Continue Reading
Breaking Down Systemic Barriers – The Business Case for Diversity
On November 8, 2018, the Honorable Dr. Donald H. Oliver delivered the opening remarks at Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada’s 2nd Inclusion Symposium. Read the Conference Agenda: ENG | FR
Hello / Bonjour. I am honoured to welcome …Continue Reading