The Blackening Margins of Multiculturalism: The African Canadian Experience of Exclusion from the Economic, Social and Cultural Promise and Prosperity of Canada

A Report on the Canadian Government’s Compliance with the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights for the 57th Session of the Committee for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (February 22 to March 4 of 2016). (February 2016) Submitted by: Anthony N. Morgan, Hons. B.A., LL.B., B.C.L. Policy & Research Lawyer African Canadian Legal … [Read more…]

7th Annual Montreal Memorial March to Honour the Lives of Missing and Murdered Women

[via Centre for Gender Advocacy] 7th Annual Montreal Memorial March to Honour the Lives of Missing and Murdered Women  FEB 14th 2016 3pm Métro St Laurent This Valentine’s Day, Montreal’s 7th annual memorial march will honour the lives and memories of women who have been lost to gendered violence. The march, founded in Vancouver in 1991, … [Read more…]

In Solidarity with the Algonquins of Barriere Lake

In response to the press release copied below, Community-University Talks calls on Health Canada to return authorization for all medical transportation to the Barriere Lake community and to immediately restore services from the community-contracted drivers. __ PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Feds Fail on New Relationship with Algonquins of Barriere Lake, Health Canada Response … [Read more…]

Dr. Dean Robinson at Concordia this week

See it for yourself! The Ninth Floor opening in theatres this weekend

Ninth Floor by Mina Shum produced by the NFB by Selwyn Jacob  the film about the Sir George William’s Affair opens Friday on Martin Luther King Jr’s Birthday at Cinema du Parc Friday, the 15th @ 19h30 Saturday to Thursday (16th – 21st) @ 17h20 Please share below. The film screens in English with French … [Read more…]

Kola Magazine Monthly Readings/ Lectures mensuelles Kola Magazine

Kola Magazine Monthly Readings/ Lectures mensuelles Kola Magazine Maguy Metéllus and H. Nigel Thomas co-host  a series of  bilingual monthly readings: The Kola Readings. The event is free, but a small donation is welcome. Everyone is invited.The readings are held at 2741 Notre-Dame West, Montreal (north-east corner of Notre-Dame and Atwater) from 7-9 pm, the second Monday of … [Read more…]

Nouveau documentaire par Will Prosper: Républik Basket

Républik Basket – Bande-annonce Diffusion : 4 octobre 2015 à 21h, sur les ondes de Canal D Montréal-Nord n’a pas une réputation des plus positives et plusieurs se font une image du quartier sans jamais y avoir mis les pieds. Le réalisateur Will Prosper y a grandi et il sait que de nombreuses personnes travaillent … [Read more…]

This week: Community Engagement Day (Oct. 1st)

Join members of Community-University Talks on Thursday afternoon to discuss Black and Indigenous Identities, 1:30-3pm, in the CED tent, lower field (McGill’s downtown campus) What is Community Engagement Day? Launched in 2012, Community Engagement Day (CED) is an annual project run out of the Social Equity and Diversity Education (SEDE) Office at McGill. The primary goals of … [Read more…]

Indigenous Awareness Week at McGill!

Relations between Black and Indigenous people and communities is an ongoing area of interest and building for many members of C-Uni-T. We are happy to share the program for the exciting program for this year’s Indigenous Awareness Week at McGill: SEPTEMBER 21-25th, 2015 https://www.mcgill.ca/equity_diversity/channels/event/5th-annual-indigenous-awareness-week-254767 McGill University’s Indigenous Awareness Week is designed to increase awareness at … [Read more…]

NINTH FLOOR

CONGRATULATIONS to Nantali, Naim and all of our friends who have been involved and are featured in this important film, and a big shout-out to our friend Pat Dillon-Moore at the NFB! NINTH FLOOR (2015), directed by Mina Shum and produced by Selwyn Jacob for the National Film Board of Canada. Over four decades after … [Read more…]