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African Canadian Heritage Month Session with The Honourable Jean Augustine


It was a distinguished honour for Trustee Teresa Lubinski to host Hon. Jean Augustine in 18 Catholic schools of Etobicoke-Lakeshore and Parkdale-High Park. Dr. Augustine was the first Black woman elected to the House of Commons as a member of Etobicoke-Lakeshore. As a Parliamentarian, Dr. Augustine proposed that February be officially recognized as Black History Month in Canada. Her motion passed unanimously.  


Students participated in a live question and answer session to learn more about the historic motion that recognizes the contributions and enduring presence of African Canadians. You can watch the recorded session below.


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Trustee Lubinski initiated an Educational Program for students and staff to provide an opportunity to engage directly with Hon. Jean Augustine. 


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Student and staff from Holy Family at The Honourable Jean Augustine Session
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