More than half of Toronto identifies as a visible minority, making it one of the most diverse cities in the world. So when Al Ramsay found out he would be the first Black person to receive the Trailblazer Alumni award from the Ted Rogers School of Management at Ryerson University, he was floored.
Are you looking to challenge the re-zoning of your neighbour’s property or oppose that new 30-storey condominium development in your neighbourhood? If so, your concerns will now be addressed by the LPAT.
I had just taken the helm of b current performing arts, a 26-year-old company dedicated to theatre from the Black and brown diaspora.
Brothas from the 6 is a group made up of black males born and raised in Toronto who aim to provide young men with positive images. Founder Jeff Martin teamed up with Kevin Johnson, David Wright, Haave Wright, Lorenzo Charlicombe, and Nicholas Barham.
With mass pressure from below and sections of Toronto’s petty bourgeois elements publicly calling for an end to carding, Mayor John Tory announced on June 7th that he will be calling for “the permanent cancellation of carding once and for all” at the June 18th meeting of the Toronto Police Services Board.
On April 20, 2015, Deputy Chief Mark Saunders became the first Black man to lead the Toronto Police Service (TPS), the country’s largest police force.