Exceptional And Outstanding Trailblazers

Inspirational Award

Bishop Dr. Audley James

Over 30 years of inspiring people and years of community involvement.

Pioneer Award

Lilie Johnson

Founded Sickle Cell Association of Ontario Over 30 years of community service.

Heritage Award

Hon. Jean Augustine

1st Black woman to be elected into Parliament.
1st Fairness Commissioner of Ontario.

Leadership Award

Hon. Lindsay Blackett

Alberta’s First Black Provincial Minister
Committed to Arts & Community Development.

Public Service Award

Mark Saunders

Toronto Police Chief.
Over 30 years of Excellent service.

Community Service

Garnett Manning

Youth Advocate, Community Builder,
Promoter of Civic Involvement.

Lifetime Achievement Award 

Eleanor Collins

First Black woman TV show Host in North America (circa 1955)

Global Impact Award

Donovan Bailey

2x Olympic Gold & 3x World Champion. A Positive Success story told worldwide

Professional Excellence Award 

David Bradshaw

Vice President, Banking Operations
at Tangerine

Diversity Award 

George Stroumboulopoulos

CBC TV Host (Consistently demonstrated inclusiveness through his work)

Humanitarian Award

Domanique Grant

Women & Kids HIV Mentorship in Uganda. Youngest President of a Housing Cooperative Board




Here We Grow Again!

Talk is cheap. We believe actions speak louder than words.

Parler est bon marché. Nous croyons que les actions parlent plus fort que les mots.