100 ABC Honourees

Margarett Best

The words “your health is your wealth, it is the most important asset you have, invest in it” was something she tried to impart to others as the foundation on ...

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Stacey Berry

Her best advice for the next generation is to “Maintain a diverse network, be conscious of the world around you, invest in your personal development and be authentically you.”

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Patricia Bebia Mawa

My biggest accomplishment in life is finding my purpose and living it.  The opportunity to educate, entertain and shape opinions through the media is a privilege I do not take ...

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Yvette Blackburn

A very forward thinking individual who does not sit in indifference when wrongs are being committed. Even in the face of adversity, she champions the rights of citizens, believes in ...

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June Veecock

As the Director of Human Rights, June was a very effective advocate for workers experiencing racism and discrimination in the workplace. She deftly and diplomatically handled many cases, that although ...

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June Girvan

Asked about her greatest accomplishments, she names “being named among 100 Accomplished Black Women in Canada” as one of them.

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Joan Butterfield

Matriarch to the community of Afro Artists in Toronto, Joan has written a book, Starving Artist’s Guide to Riches, and hundreds of articles that encourage and assist budding artists to ...

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Jenny Gumbs

Churchill is credited with many famous quotes, but one of my favourite states “attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference”.

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Jennifer Singh B.A. M.B.A

She is the only Seneca employee that has experienced Seneca from all its vantage points: student, staff, faculty and administrator (it is difficult to move from support staff to either ...

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Janice Gairey

Her history is entrenched in working with the communities of colour and comes from her father, the late Desmond Davis, who was a pivotal member of the Black Sleeping Car ...

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