Friday June 5th 2015 Black Canadian National Conference
Theme: "Leadership & Economic Empowerment"
A Multi Panel Conference and rare opportunity to dialogue on leadership and economic empowerment.
It's a meeting to unite, empower, network and forge better alliances with other leaders from all over Canada.
Objectives: This is a panel style solution finding conference.
And an opportunity to network with other black community leaders and doers from all over Canada.
(Invites others from the community within Toronto & All over Canada)
$15 tickets will be sold at the doors only and starts from 6pm to 9.30pm
Dress code: corporate / semi-formal
Saturday June 6th Black Canadian Awards
Theme: "Forward Together"
Celebrating achievers and role models in business, community and arts, both in Canada and abroad.
Lots of entertainment, red carpet, inspirational speeches and a day to reflect and take pride in who we are, by celebrating our heroes and achievers both in the past and present.
This event will be focused on our role models, nominees for the entertainment industry and honorees.
(Invite others from the community and other communities within Toronto & All over Canada)
Tickets from $30 will be sold at the doors but cheaper if bought earlier online.
This event starts from 5pm for red carpet and 7pm to 10pm for the main event.
Dress code: Formal (Tuxedo, suit, dress, etc)
Mississauga Black Canadian Mayoral Forum
Date: Friday, October 17th, 2014
Time: 7:pm - 9pm (Doors open from 6:30pm)
Venue: Mississauga Valley Community Centre, 1275 Mississauga Valley Blvd, Mississauga,
(Burnhamthorpe & Hurontario) (2 Minutes Drive from Square One)
To Reserve Free Seats & Ask Questions: Click http://bit.ly/1thxxY2
Confirmed Mayoral Candidates:- Steven Mahoney, Bonnie Crombie, Derek Ramkissoon, Stephen king, Kevin Jackal Johnson, Isaac Grant, Dil Muhammed, Scott Chapman
Other Candidates:- Rose Streete, Crystal Mark, Cecil Young, Sophia Brown Ramsay.
Host:- Noel Walrond, the President of My Dreams Work Inc.
Moderators:- Hiona Murray And Deirdre Mallehe.
Hiona Murray is a social justice activist and labour relations enthusiast. She has two Masters degrees and was elected Chief Steward of CUPE local 3906. She has served on several committees.
Deirdre Mallehe is the Host and Producer of ‘Musically Yours, on Rogers cable TV. Owner of the Musically Yours boutique. Well-known philanthropist and founder of ‘La Musique Circle’
Acknowledgements:- Collin Williams / The Gospel Cafe.
Date: Friday, September 26th, 2014
Time: 7:pm - 10pm (Doors open from 6:30pm)
Venue: Century Gardens Recreational Center, 340 Vodden St East, Brampton, ON L6V 2N2
Confirmed Mayoral Candidates:- Susan Fennell, Linda Jeffrey, Bell Jacqueline, Donald McLeod, John Sanderson, Devinder Sangha, Muhamma Haque and Miriam Wylie.
Councillor & School Board Candidates:- Steve Kerr, Andre Levy, Karla Bailey, Ojie Eghobor, Michelle Shaw, kathy mcdonald, Paul Vicente, Garnett Manning & Cassian Joseph
Moderator:- Christien Levien - (Articling Student, Edward H Royle) (Associates Articling Executive, Black Law Students' Association)
Host:- Noel Walrond - President, My Dreams Work Inc. (Helping people to maximize their talents and create the space to assist them in making their dreams/passions become a reality).
Acknowledgements:- The Lions Circle.
Date: Sunday, September 28th, 2014
Time: 4:00 pm - 9pm (Doors open at 4pm and debate starts at 5pm)
Venue: La Royal Banquet Hall, 185 Westney Road South, Ajax.
HOST:- Maliaka Bryce, Host . Producer . Comedian
MODERATOR:- Mary Galvan,
Executive Director, Diversity Caribbean festival
Diversity Columnist with the Durham Citizen
Diversity Columnist with Pride Newspaper
Ajax:- Waran Vaithilingam, Goolam (Tony) Hoosain, Steve Parish.
Whitby:- Don Mitchell, Ros Whitby, Omat Lumy.
Pickering:- Dave Ryan, Maurice S Brenner, Edoh Apaloo. Oshawa:- Rosemary Mckonkey, Lou Devuono, Joe Ingino
Other Candidates:- Arthur Augustine, Patrice Barnes, Renrick Ashby, Akilah Haneef-Jabari, Sandra Forsythe, Veronica Vernon, Peter Tijiri, Eva Guta, Stacey Leadbetter, Nadine Walker, Gerald Parker.
Acknowledgements:- Pauline Bennett / Yeah Foundation (Youth Initiative), Cyndi Peterson / Jaminfit (Arts & Dance Programs), Vera Mercier / SKD Bilingual School, Selwyn Richards / Art of Catering
DATE:- Friday, August 29th 2014 - From 5pm
EVENTS:- Black Canadian Mayoral Forum / Debate
VENUE:- Novotel Hotel, 3 Park Home Avenue, Toronto (By North York SubWay)
It's important to see Black Canadians participate as a candidate or as a well informed voting community in Canadian politics.
Debate Topic Areas:- Transit, Housing, Jobs, Safety, Community, Diversity and Inclusion.
Confirmed Mayoral Candidates:- Rob Ford, John Tory, Olivia Chow, David Soknacki, Dewitt Lee and D!onne Renée
Host:- Noel Walrond - President, My Dreams Work Inc.
Moderator:- Hodan Nalayeh is the founder of Integration TV on City TV. Her early career started in radio and her television credits include television’s most successful show, American Idol and So You Think You Can Dance.
She has also worked on Def Comedy Jam with Dave Chappelle. Hodan is committed to bring diversity to Canadian television.
Paul Ade, Executive Director
Diversity Advancement Network
- Registration, Networking, Meet & Greet, Red Carpet, etc - 5pm to 6pm
- Quick "ABC" on how to vote & do's & don'ts - 6pm
- Candidates running for Councillors introduce themselves (15mins Total) At 6:10pm
- Motivation Poetry by Greg Frankson of CBC Radio (6:20pm)
- Debate/Forum Time 6:30pm - 8:30pm
- Brief Presentations - 9pm
- PICTURES, MEET AND GREET, NETWORKING
DATE:- Sunday, October 10th 2010 - From 5pm
EVENT:- African Caribbean Mayoral Forum
VENUE:- The Latin Caballero, 3745 MEMORIAL DRIVE, SE CALGARY ALBERTA
Its Important to encourage and have Africans, Carribbeans and the entire black community to participate and play an active role as condidate for MP / Councillor / Mayor or as a voting power in Canadian politics.