MPP Yasir Naqvi honours Black Ottawa leaders with OC150 award

 

Joanne Robinson

Joanne Robinson

 

Carl Nicholson

Carl Nicholson

 

Ken Campbell

Ken Campbell

 

Sarah Onyango

Sarah Onyango

 

Ewart Walters

Ewart Walters

 

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MPP Yasir Naqvi addresses the award recipients                    Source: Yasir Naqvi

 

Saturday 2 December

Ottawa Centre MPP and Ontario  Attorney-General Yasir Naqvi hosted a special ceremony at Carleton University  to recognize 50 women, 50 men and 50 youth with the  #OC150 Award.   This award recognized community members who have contributed Ottawa Centre in one or more of the following ways:

• Celebrating diversity/inclusion
• Building community/capacity
• Protecting the heritage of Ottawa Centre
• Protecting the environment
• Promoting a healthy community

The award ceremony was emceed by CTV Ottawa’s Stephan Keyes, and the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, Elizabeth Dowdeswell delivered a keynote speech. Among those honoured were eight Black community leaders:

Sarah Onyango

Joanne Robinson

Carl Nicholson

Ken Campbell

Ewart Walters

Des Doran

Mengistab Tsagaye

Claudine Nduwimana.

 

 
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