15 Jun 2024

Author: blackottawa


Faces at Nigerian Independence Day gala 

Nigerians and their friends celebrated the country’s 53rd Independence Day anniversary on Saturday 5 October, 2013 at the Jim Robillard Hall. With thumping ethnic Nigerian music in the background, it was…


JOCA Annual National Heroes Gala 

On October 19th, The Jamaica (Ottawa) Community Association (JOCA) presented its annual National Heroes Gala and Awards dinner at the Centurion Conference and Event Center. Jamaica’s High Commissioner to Canada, H.E….


In conversation with author Lawrence Hill 

On October 10th, Octopus Books hosted a sold-out conversation between CBC News Ottawa anchor Adrian Harewood and bestselling author Lawrence Hill. Mr. Hill discussed his latest book “Blood: The Stuff…


NBBPW Using the power of body language 

On September 14th, The Network of Black Business & Professional Women presented an event, at Ottawa’s Chateau Laurier hotel, entitled “Body  Talk: Using the Power of Body Language”, featuring renowned…


Ugandans celebrate Independence Day 

On October 12th, members of Ottawa’s Ugandan diaspora and their friends gathered at Villa Marconi to celebrate the 51st anniversary of that country’s independence from great Britain. The executive and…