100 ABC Honourees

Noreen Callender (Toronto, Ontario)

A Community Builder, Youth Advocate  and Avid Volunteer. To the next Generation: “Once you have decided on a career, set goals and keep focused on the end result.”

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Nicole Waldron (Toronto, Ontario)

Social Activist and Change Agent To the next Generation: “Volunteer and give back to society and you will inevitably be giving back to yourself. Walk daily in humility. Each day ...

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Natasha Henry (Toronto, Ontario)

President of the Ontario Black History Society. Educator, Author, Historian, and Curriculum Consultant. To the next Generation: “My advice to the next generation is “do you” with confidence and pride, ...

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Millicent Olayinka Olu-Cole (Whitby, Ontario)

Maternal Newborn Registered Nurse To the next Generation: “Strive for excellence in whatever you are doing and don’t give up. To be successful requires lots of patience. Live your best ...

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Michelle McCullock  (aka Michie Mee) (Toronto, Ontario)

The first Canadian Hip-Hop Recording Artist to sign an American Major Record deal To the next Generation: “1. Nurture your talent. 2. Save your money, it will save you. 3. ...

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Mavis Ashbourne-Palmer (Regina, Saskatchewan)

Community Leader and Advocate To the next Generation: “While working for the betterment of your community, try not to leave anyone behind. Always surround yourself with people who are helpful ...

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Marie Clarke Walker (Ottawa, Ontario)

A proud Black woman, Mom, Activist and Secretary Treasurer of the largest Labour organization in Canada. To the next Generation: “Treat others the way you want to be treated, with ...

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Dr. Marcia Annisette (Toronto, Ontario)

Mother,  Scholar, Teacher and Friend To the next Generation: “Seek financial literacy. This is the language of the truly free”

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Mante Molepo (Ottawa, Ontario)

A Lawyer with a passion for international trade and food law. An Advocate, committed to fighting systemic discrimination, and a Mother who wants her children to realize their true potential ...

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Dr. Lynn Jones (Halifax, Nova Scotia)

A life-long Civil and Human Rights Activist, Educator, Community and Labour Activist and Speaker. To the next Generation: “Love AfriKa – Love thyself”

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