Jocelyn Constant, left, receives her award from Rt. Hon Michaëlle Jean

Tuesday 17 October 2023

Iconic community leader Jocelyn Constant added another award to her already bulging trophy cabinet, when she received the inaugural recognition award given to “champions of of the francophonie for the eradication of racism”, from Resolutions 2023, an advocacy group with a mission to eradicate racism. The award was given to her by former Governor General Michaëlle Jean at a special ceremony at Salon des Senateurs on Rideau Street.

Black Ottawa Scene salutes Jocelyn for this distinguished honour.

A section of the audience at the awards ceremony

For more info on Jocelyn, read her interview with Black Ottawa Scene in 2013:

In conversation with Jocelyne Constant – Black Ottawa Scene