THE BLACK BUSINESS AWARDS
Exceptional And Outstanding Trailblazers
Lifetime Achievement Award
Dr. Alvin Curling
The 1st Black speaker of the Ontario legislative assembly & the 1st Black Canadian to hold a Cabinet position. An advocate for youths & minority issues. Also the longest serving Member of Provincial Parliament in Ontario. He served as Canada’s Ambassador to the Dominican Republic. He played an important role in shaping government policies addressing youth violence and much more nationa-wide.
Community Service Award
Founder and President of the Network of Black Business & Professional Women. An insurance and financial security broker with her financial column distributed worldwide. Creator of both the “Femmeonomics-911″ & You’ve Got Money” empowerment seminars. Served as advisory board member with Montreal YMCA Centreville and the Montreal Diet Dispensary. She has helped in establishing a few scholarships.
Celebrating Kathy Grant and her team at the Legacy Voices Project, for their work in showcasing the significant contributions of Black Veterans in Canada.
Youth Empowerment Award
Here We Grow Again!
Talk is cheap. We believe actions speak louder than words.
Parler est bon marché. Nous croyons que les actions parlent plus fort que les mots.