Viola Desmond

These Canadian Heroines All Deserve A Spot On Our Currency

Craig and Marc Kielburger | Posted 04.15.2016 | Canada Impact
Craig and Marc Kielburger

The lack of diversity on our money is hardly fitting for a country that likes to think of itself as a leader on progressive issues. Even the U.S. is getting ahead. Now that this oversight is finally being rectified, our question is: why just one?

I'm Honoured To Portray The Black Canadian You've Never Heard Of

Kandyse McClure | Posted 02.02.2016 | Canada Living
Kandyse McClure

Viola Desmond's crime? Sitting in a section of the movie theatre reserved for white Canadians.

Joshua Ostroff

The Greatest Canadians You (Probably) Don't Know About | Joshua Ostroff | Posted 07.02.2015 | Canada Living

There have been many minority activists, leaders and other groundbreakers who don't have the recognition they deserve for helping build our great nation.

P.K. Subban Is Our Black Canadian Saviour

Christopher Stuart Taylor | Posted 04.16.2014 | Canada
Christopher Stuart Taylor

No disrespect to Lincoln Alexander, Viola Desmond, Dudley Laws and the many black Canadian pioneers that have and continue to make vital contributions to Canadian society, but Subban has the potential to be the most important and influential black in Canadian history.

Whitewashing Canada's National Heroes

Rachel Décoste | Posted 12.30.2012 | Canada Politics
Rachel Décoste

For all the racial adversity the Unites States have faced, they still elected a minority to head a major party and their country. When it comes to honouring their heroes, American cynosure comes in all colours. Canada could stand to learn a thing or two from this particular slice of Americana which fosters a more inclusive, more perfect Union. In Canada, the archival whitewash persists.