15 Jun 2024

Category: People making a difference

People making a difference

Order of Canada for Zainub Verjee 

Photo credit: Ontario Association of Art Galleries https://galeries-ontario-galleries.ca/zainub-verjee-executive-director-of-galeries-ontario-ontario-galleries-awarded-an-honorary-doctorate-by-nscad-university/ by Olivia Barrett, Editorial Associate Thursday 25 January 2024 Born in Nairobi, Kenya, Zainub Verjee moved to the United Kingdom to attend…

People making a difference

Order of Canada for Debbie Douglas 

Photo credit: Toronto Metropolitan University https://www.torontomu.ca/cerc-migration/People/advisors/stakeholder-advisory-board/debbie-douglas/ Thursday 25 January 2024 by Olivia Barrett, Editorial Associate After decades of outstanding work as an advocate for migrants, Debbie Douglas was appointed to…

People making a difference

Order of Canada for Lillie Johnson 

Photo credit: Museum of Health Care blog https://museumofhealthcare.blog/black-history-month-lillie-johnson/ by Olivia Barrett, Editorial Associate Thursday 25 January 2024 From being the first Black director of public health in Ontario to creating…