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GLOBAL AFRICA DAY!

Today, we come together as one to celebrate our heritage and culture. The African Union sixth Canada family welcomes you to the annual Flag Raising event today. Please Click on the image below to view the event schedule as it commences. Thank...

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Letter from the Mayor of Toronto

It is my esteemed pleasure to extend greetings and a warm welcome to everyone attending the African Unity 6th Region Canada's African Union Flag Raising. Toronto is one of the world's most multicultural cities and home to people from all over the world. Events such as...

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Letter from the Mayor of Markham

May 18, 2017 On behalf of Members of Council and the City of Markham, I am pleased to extend a warm and sincere welcome to all those attending the African Union Anniversary hosted by the African Union 6th Region Canada Foundation, Inc. (AU6RC). The City of Markham is...

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Letter from the Premier of Ontario

May 18, 2017 A PERSONAL MESSAGE FROM THE PREMIER On behalf of the Government of Ontario, I offer warm greetings to everyone celebrating the 54th Anniversary of the African Union and the Fifth Anniversary of the Sixth Region Declaration. From the beginning of my career...

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African slave societies

The nature of the slave societies differed greatly across the continent. There were large plantations worked by slaves in Egypt, the Sudan and Zanzibar, but this was not a typical use of slaves in Africa as a whole. In most African slave societies, slaves were...

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AU Countries

The AU has 54 Member States. The following list shows all members, in alphabetical order. People`s Democratic Republic of Algeria Republic of Angola Republic of Benin Republic of Botswana Burkina Faso Republic of Burundi Republic of Cameroon Republic of...

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Jean Augustine

Jean Augustine: In 1993, Canadian politician Jean Augustine became the first Black woman elected to the Parliament of Canada. During her years as a federal member of parliament, The Honourable Jean Augustine has been the Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister...

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Mathieu Da Costa

Mathieu Da Costa:  It is thought that he came to Canada at some time before 1603, and died 1698. Mathieu Da Costa was the first namable person of African descent to come to Canada. He was one of the most fascinating (and elusive) figures in early Canadian history....

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Emperor Haile Selassie

Emperor Haile Selassie:(23 July 1892 – 27 August 1975) Haile Selassie's influence on the world is his most enduring legacy. The Emperor established the Organisation of African Unity (OAU) in 1963, with a headquarters in Addis Ababa. Haile Selassie was a people person....

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Black History Month

BLACK HISTORY MONTH EVENT FLYERS The African Union 6th Region Canada in partnership with Revivaltime Tabernacle Worldwide Ministries formally invites you as our honored guest to the maiden edition of Black Awards with the theme, "Our History... Then and Now" On Friday...

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Nelson Mandela Quotes

"Prison itself is a tremendous education in the need for patience and perseverance. It is above all a test of one's commitment."  ~ NELSON MANDELA "For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of...

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