The thing about the Black Entrepreneurship Loans Program
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The thing about the Black Entrepreneurship Loans Program

For decades Black entrepreneurs have been building businesses here in Quebec and across Canada under the most hostile of conditions, not the least of which include: difficulties in securing...

Thank You From SVG to Montrealers
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Thank You From SVG to Montrealers

Once the call for help came from the people of St. Vincent and the Grenadines after the Soufriere Volcano devastated their island, Montrealers reacted with urgency and purpose. On...

Marvin Rotrand retires from Municipal politics
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Marvin Rotrand retires from Municipal politics

His was a consistent and loud voice on behalf of Montreal’s Black and Caribbean community at City Hall over the decades and ever present at almost every community event...

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The story of Antonia Haywood and her ice cream business is another example of how struggles can make you stronger. This issue I would like to shed light and...

No news as yet on Black Entrepreneurship Loan Fund
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No news as yet on Black Entrepreneurship Loan Fund

When, last year, the Trudeau government announced a $221 million investment in its Black Entrepreneurship Program (BEP,) it represented a significant sift after successive Canada governments have been ignoring...

To St. Vincent with love from Montreal
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To St. Vincent with love from Montreal

On the early morning of April 8, the world look on in amazement as La Soufriere volcano finally unleashed its disruptive power on the island of St. Vincent and...

Take a walk down nostalgia lane with Martin Albino
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Take a walk down nostalgia lane with Martin Albino

As he settles in comfortably into the golden period of his life, Montreal’s music man Martin Albino felt compelled to take music-lovers on a nostalgic trip exploring some of...

Black Entrepreneurship Loan Fund ready for applications in May
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Black Entrepreneurship Loan Fund ready for applications in May

Entrepreneurs and business owners in Black communities across Canada can begin applying for loans under the $33.3 million Black Entrepreneurship Loan Fund In May. In a February 25, announcement,...

West Can’s Afro-Caribe Project Was A Cultural and Historical Treat
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West Can’s Afro-Caribe Project Was A Cultural and Historical Treat

Between October 2019 to August 2020 the West Can’s Afro-Caribbean Folklore in Quebec project, targeted school-aged children, adults and seniors in the Anglophone Black community with roots in the...

Here’s our Rhodes Scholar: Abdel Dicko
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Here’s our Rhodes Scholar: Abdel Dicko

Over-riding passion for human rights and Pan-Africanism Egbert Gaye “To tackle issues faced by the global Black/African community, I refer to the quote by Kwame Nkrumah: “The forces that...