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Gustavus Hollingsworth

Nursing Administrator (RET.), Jordan LifeCare Centre Riverglade, NB. Lives in: La Salle, QC. ¬†Born: Barbados. Throughout his nursing career, which began in Barbados in 1957, and continued in England, Quebec and New Brunswick until 2002, Gustavus Hollingsworth achieved many milestones …

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Dr. Rita Cox

Librarian / Master Storyteller / Author / Member of the Order of Canada, Toronto, ON. Born: Trinidad & Tobago. Dr. Rita Cox is recognized as a ‘Canadian icon’ who is a librarian by profession, renowned storyteller and admired as a …

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Dr. Althea Prince

University Professor / Writer, Ryerson University, Toronto, ON. Born: Antigua. Award-winning author, Dr.¬†Althea¬†Prince was born in Antigua and has resided in Canada since the 1960s. She has taught Sociology, first at York University, and the University of Toronto; she now …

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Sarah Onyango

Translator / Community & Media Personality / Organizer, Rogers Television and CHUO 89.1 FM,¬†Ottawa, ON. Born: Kenya. Trained as a translator, Kenyan-born Sarah Onyango has become a well-known fixture on Ottawa‚Äôs community television and radio scene. Sarah hosts the monthly …

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Ga√ętane Verna

Executive Director & Chief Curator, Mus√©e d‚Äôart de Joliette, ¬†Joliette, QC. Born: Kinshasa, Republic of Congo. Ga√ętane Verna is the Executive Director and Chief Curator of the Mus√©e d‚Äôart de Joliette, an institution of international calibre set in the heart …

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Archie Alleyne

SUMMARY Industry: Music, Archie Alleyne Scholarship Fund Title: Musician Province: Ontario Heritage: Canadian Share this Post Archie Alleyne 1933-2015Dear Friends, With heavy hearts, we are deeply saddened to announce the passing of Canadian jazz pioneer Archie Alleyne, whose battle with prostate cancer ended on Monday, ...