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Charan Gill

PHOTO: From an article on The TyeeCAPTION: Charan Gill’s activism spanned the co-founding of the Canadian Farmworkers Union, establishing of a national anti-racism organization and creating and heading the thriving Progressive Intercultural Community Services Society. He died Feb. 2, age 84. Photo posted to Twitter. Charanpal Singh Gill OBC (17 June 1936 – 2 February 2021) was a Canadian social activist and South-Asian community leader in British Columbia. Through his work, he focused on improving the living conditions, wages, and working conditions of

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Stan Grizzle

From Wikipedia (Photo:www.byblacks.com) Stanley George Sinclair Grizzle, (November 18, 1918 – November 12, 2016) CM, O.Ont was a Canadian citizenship judge, soldier, political candidate and civil rights and labour union activist. Born in 1918 in Toronto to Jamaican immigrants, he was the oldest of seven children. He died in November 2016 at the age of 97, 6 days before his 98th birthday.[1] Union experience While working as a porter, Grizzle became active in the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters (BSCP), a trade union whose leader was the charismatic African American A. Philip

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Mark Brown

As a Canadian of Jamaican decent Mark Brown came to Canada when he was two years old. He started working at Canada Post at eighteen years old. He was a temporary worker on the midnight shift. After working all night he attended the north campus of Humber College studying accounting during the day. Mark Brown is a Truck Driver by trade and currently holds a position as a Truck Driver for Canada Post. Mark has been representing the Canadian Union

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Bromley Armstrong

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Bromley Armstrong Born Bromley Lloyd ArmstrongFebruary 9, 1926Kingston, Jamaica Died August 17, 2018 (aged 92)[1]Toronto, Ontario Known for Civil rights leader Awards Order of CanadaOrder of Ontario Bromley Lloyd Armstrong, CM OOnt (February 9, 1926 – August 17, 2018) was a Canadian civil rights leader. He was active in the nascent civil rights era in Canada, beginning with his arrival in 1947. Armstrong was a committed union activist who worked to improve conditions for workers in industry.[2] He was also active in promoting equal rights for African-Canadians and was involved

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