Author Archives: Admin

02 May
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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 would come only because they were pregnant and had to ...

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02 May
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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 for getting tasks done with passion and without giving any ...

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25 Apr
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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 another Toronto attorney! The petition failed, the instigator moved, and ...

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25 Apr
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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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25 Apr
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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 victims as a teaching piece to educate young people of ...

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25 Apr
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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. Networking is a given, so, keep up with the people ...

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25 Apr
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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 in 2009 and has received numerous community and academic awards. ...

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25 Apr
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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 and support for the school, the enrollment doubled to 160 ...

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25 Apr
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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. As a result of the American Revolution her ancestors arrived ...

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25 Apr
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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 kindness  that I can show, let me do it now. ...

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