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    Up until now, the Canadian government has only acknowledged this country's relationship to slavery via the Underground Railroad. But right on time for Emancipation Day, the Liberal government has announced four separate "historic designations" which includes admitting that slavery existed in Canada between 1629 and 1834.

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    Jean Augustine's efforts in the House of Commons 25 years ago to build support for a motion calling on the federal government to designate February as Black History Month in Canada succeeded in the end, but there were some hurdles along the way.

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    The Peel District School Board's newest secondary school, Jean Augustine Secondary School, held its official opening on May 25.

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    With Canada celebrating its 150th anniversary, the release of the recently published book, “100 Accomplished Black Canadian Women” is perfect for the occasion.

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    The fact that we are able to celebrate Black History Month, is due in large part to the efforts of The Honourable Jean Augustine. 

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