The fact that we are able to celebrate Black History Month, is due in large part to the efforts of The Honourable Jean Augustine. 
Joel Ien is a life-long educator who has worked as a teacher, principal and professor at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education. If the surname "Ien" sounds familiar, it’s probably because you've seen Joel's daughter, Marci, on TV. Marci is a co-host on CTV's Canada AM and occasionally an anchor for CTV National News.