BHM Feature

Special Black History Month section to honour & highlight 28 of Canada’s top influencers & trailblazers. We’ll be featuring a new person every day of the month, so be sure to come back & check it out.

by Ricardo McRae

Dr. Janet Panford

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TweetIndustrial Technology Advisor, National Research Council of Canada, Saskatoon, SK. Born: Ghana. Dr. Janet Panford spent over 20 years in food research before joining the Industrial Research Assistance Program of the National Research Council of Canada in 1998. Her work involves provision of technical advice and research funding to small and medium-sized enterprises in the food and […]

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by Ricardo McRae

Sylvia Kathleen & Edsworth Searles – In Memoriam

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Tweet(As a special Valentine’s Day tribute, we’re proud to honour the memory and legacy of Sylvia Kathleen & Edsworth Searles. Married for 61 years, and considered by many as Toronto royalty, their contributions made to the community are enormous. As stated in their daughter Marjorie’s speech at their 60th Anniversary Celebration: “their love and affection for each […]

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Dr. Kenneth Montague

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TweetDental Surgeon, Dr. Kenneth Montague & Associates / Founder, The Wedge, Toronto, ON. Born: Windsor, ON. A graduate of the Faculty of Dentistry at the University of Toronto, Dr. Kenneth Montague is a full-time dentist, as well as an art collector and curator. Since opening in 1992, Dr. Montague’s dental office has grown from an […]

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Kevin Junor

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TweetPhotograph by: Lisa A. Scales Chief Warrant Officer, Military Diversity Advisor, Canadian Forces, Toronto, ON. Born: Birmingham, England. Chief Warrant Officer (CWO) Kevin Junor joined the Canadian Forces in 1980, as an infantry soldier in the Toronto Scottish Regiment. In 1998, he was promoted to the rank of CWO and appointed to the position of […]

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Dr. Daniel Pauly

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Tweet(Originally posted Jan. 18/2011. Re-posted today as part of our special Black History Month tribute highlighting 28 of Canada’s top influencers & trailblazers.) Professor, Fisheries Centre, University of British Columbia (UBC), Vancouver, BC. Born: Paris, France. Dr. Daniel Pauly is an international expert in the management of fisheries and the assessment of their effects on marine […]

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Dr. Constantine Campbell

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Tweet(Originally posted on Jan. 13, 2011. Re-posted today as part of our special Black History Month tribute highlighting 28 of Canada’s top influencers & trailblazers.) Soil Research Scientist Emeritus / Consultant, Eastern Cereal & Oilseed Research Centre, Ottawa, ON. Born: Jamaica. Dr. Constantine Campbell is recognized worldwide as one of the foremost specialists in research on […]

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Charmaine Crooks

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Tweet(Originally posted on Dec. 20, 2010. Re-posted today as part of our special Black History Month tribute, highlighting 28 of Canada’s top influencers & trailblazers.) Olympian & Olympic Silver Medalist / President & Founder, NGU Consultants, Vancouver, BC.  Born: Jamaica. Five-time Olympian and Olympic Silver Medalist (1984, 4X400m relay), Charmaine Crooks represented Canada for close […]

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