100 ABC Honourees

Notisha Massaquoi

As Executive Director of Women’s Health in Women’s Hands CHC, I note that many of the women who were coming to receive healthcare did not have Canadian status. Usually, they ...

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Shernett Martin

It is not the numerous awards and accolades that make Shernett Martin qualified for inclusion in this publication, but what she has done tirelessly to earn them. She is known ...

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Linda Carter

She recalls that in 1954, her parents purchased a new home in Etobicoke. A petition was circulated to keep them out of the then all-White neighbourhood. It was instigated by ...

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Paulette Kelly

If she could live her life over again, she would “Make decisions that make me happy, and not always put other people’s wants ahead of my own needs and happiness.”

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Sharon Joseph

In the midst of Sharon’s work within communities and agencies, she has established an annual Peace Walk and Fair in the Jane and Finch community. Sharon developed a memorial of ...

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Sandra Jones

For the next generation, I would encourage them to keep their focus on the Prize, believe in themselves always and share with others so that they can be leaders also. ...

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Lillie Johnson

She was invested into the Order of Ontario, in 2011, the province’s highest honour, for her work with Sickle Cell Association of Ontario. She was named Toronto Public Health Champion ...

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Thando Hyman

Thando Hyman was the first Principal of Toronto’s Africentric Alternative School which opened its doors in September 2009 for students from JK to Grade 5. Due to the overwhelming response ...

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Penelope Hodge (Anderson)

Penelope Hodge is a 7th generation Canadian, born in Digby, Nova Scotia and moved with the family to Greenville, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia where she grew up on a small farm. ...

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Kamala-Jean Gopie

When she was honoured with the the City of Toronto Award she said: ” I shall not pass this way again. Any good thing that I can do, or any ...

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