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Official Black History Month Launch for the City of Ottawa
January 27, 2018 - 14:00 - 17:00
Theme for 2018 is: “Our Canadian Story: Honouring the U.N. International Decade for Peoples of African Descent.”
Highlights of the event include: a proclamation by the Mayor of Ottawa, Jim Watson; the unveiling of the Canada Post 2018 Black History Month stamps; the presentation of various leadership awards as well as the RBC Black History Month Student Essay Competition cheque; and entertainment by local performers.
Admission: free, but donations to BHO gratefully accepted.