Human Rights – February 28, 2018

In Committee from the Senate of Canada

Human Rights – February 28, 2018

For Black History Month, senators are studying the unique concerns and challenges faced by Black Canadians and how Canada is working to meet the U.N.’s resolutions for the International Decade for People of African Descent. Appearing in the first panel are the La Maison d’Haiti’s Marjorie Villefranche and Guerda Amazan, and the Black Cultural Society for Nova Scotia’s Craig Smith.

Senators then hear from BC Black History Awareness Society’s Ron Nicholson; the UBC Africa Awareness Initiative’s Agang Tema, Towela Tembo, and Kwezi Rutega; and the Schulich School of Law’s (Dalhousie University) Michelle Williams. (February 28, 2018)