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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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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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Chris Ramsaroop

Article and photo from www.nfu.ca (National Farmer’s Union). Chris Ramsaroop is an organizer with Justicia for Migrant Workers. He is also an instructor in the Caribbean Studies Program at the University of Toronto and a clinic instructor at the University of Windsor, Faculty of Law. Ramsaroop is working to complete his PhD at OISE/University of Toronto. Justicia for Migrant Workers is a grassroots activist collective that has been organizing with migrant workers for nearly 20 years. Justicia’s work is based on

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