04 Mar 2024

Category: Obituary

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Nancy Wilson, Grammy winner 

    Dec 14, 2018    Nancy Wilson poses in 2005 with her award for best jazz vocal album for R.S.V.P. (Rare Songs, Very Personal) at the 47th Annual Grammy Awards…

Bromley Armstrong, Canadian civil rights leader 

Remembering Bromley Armstrong, Canadian civil rights leader who ‘wasn’t afraid to rock the boat’ Armstrong’s activism helped carve a path for human rights legislation and police reform in Ontario CBC…

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In memory of Nosa Ogbebor 

Remembering Nosakhare Ogbebor 1979-2018 Friday 20 July     The Nigerian community in Ottawa was in turmoil as they struggled with the news of the sudden death of one of…

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In memory of Epah Francis Fonkeng 

Epah Francis Fonkeng 29 January, 1953 – 6 May, 2018   Obituary Born 01/29/1953 in Njungo (Cameroon) Died 05/06/2018 in Ottawa (Canada) Peacefully on Sunday May 6th in Ottawa, Ontario,…

Obituary: Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, revolutionary 

1936-2018 Winnie Madikizela-Mandela: revolutionary who kept the spirit of resistance alive April 3, 2018  Author Shireen Hassim Professor of Political Studies, WiSER, University of the Witwatersrand Disclosure statement Shireen Hassim receives funding…

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Marina Margaret NCWANA (née Kunene) 

  NCWANA, Marina Margaret (née Kunene) On Saturday, April 14, 2018 Marina Margaret Ncwana, wife, mother, grandmother, aunt and grandaunt, passed away rather suddenly at the age of 83. Born…

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Former MP Howard McCurdy 

Renowned Windsor civil rights activist and former MP Howard McCurdy dies Howard Douglas McCurdy Jr., a storied civil rights activist for Windsor and Canada, and a “true example of Black…