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TORONTO BLACK CANADIAN MAYORAL FORUM

Diversity Black Canada Mayors Debate Forum ROB FORD OLIVIA CHOW JOHN TORY

ORGANIZED BY: DIVERSITY ADVANCEMENT NETWORK

Mayoral Candidates:- Rob Ford, John Tory, Olivia Chow, David Soknacki, Dewitt Lee and D!onne Renée
Host:- Noel Walrond - President, My Dreams Work Inc.
Moderator:- Hodan Nalayeh is the founder of Integration TV on City TV
"ADDRESSING BLACK COMMUNITY ISSUES"
Debate Topic Areas:- Transit, Housing, Jobs, Safety, Community, Inclusion.

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Toronto Black Canadian Mayors Debate Forum

ORGANIZED BY: DIVERSITY ADVANCEMENT NETWORK

Mayoral Candidates:- Rob Ford, John Tory, Olivia Chow, David Soknacki, Dewitt Lee and D!onne Renée
Host:- Noel Walrond - President, My Dreams Work Inc.
Moderator:- Hodan Nalayeh is the founder of Integration TV on City TV
"ADDRESSING BLACK COMMUNITY ISSUES"
Debate Topic Areas:- Transit, Housing, Jobs, Safety, Community, Inclusion.
 

MISSISSAUGA BLACK CANADIAN MAYORAL FORUM

Diversity Black Canada Mayors Debate Forum Peel Mississauga Bonnie Crombie 2

ORGANIZED BY: DIVERSITY ADVANCEMENT NETWORK

Mayoral Candidates:- Steven Mahoney, Bonnie Crombie, Derek Ramkissoon, Stephen king, Kevin Jackal Johnson, Isaac Grant, Dil Muhammed, Scott Chapman.
Other Candidates:- Rose Streete, Crystal Mark, Cecil Young, Sophia Brown Ramsay.
Host:- Noel Walrond, the President of My Dreams Work Inc.
Moderators:- Hiona Murray And Deirdre Mallehe.
Acknowledgements:- Collin Williams / The Gospel Cafe.

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mississauga Black Canadian Mayors Debate Forum

Organized by: Diversity Advancement Network

Mayoral Candidates:- Steven Mahoney, Bonnie Crombie, Derek Ramkissoon, Stephen king, Kevin Jackal Johnson, Isaac Grant, Dil Muhammed, Scott Chapman.
Candidates: Rose Streete, Crystal Mark, Cecil Young, Sophia Brown Ramsay.
Host:- Noel Walrond, the President of My Dreams Work Inc.
Moderators:- Hiona Murray And Deirdre Mallehe. Acknowledgements:- The Gospel Cafe.

BRAMPTON BLACK CANADIAN MAYORAL FORUM

brampton Black Canada Mayors Debate Forum Garnett Manning Fennell Susan Linda Jeffrey

Organized by: Diversity Advancement Network

Mayoral Candidates:- Susan Fennell, Linda Jeffrey, Bell Jacqueline, Donald McLeod, John Sanderson, Devinder Sangha, Muhamma Haque and Miriam Wylie.
Councillor & School Board Candidates:- Steve Kerr, Andre Levy, Karla Bailey, Ojie Eghobor, Michelle Shaw, kathy mcdonald, Paul Vicente, Garnett Manning & Cassian Joseph
Moderator:- Christien Levien (Articling Student, Edward H Royle) (Associates Articling Executive, Black Law Students' Association)
Host:- Noel Walrond - President, My Dreams Work Inc. Helping people to maximize their talents and create the space to assist them in making their dreams/passions become a reality).
Acknowledgements:- The Lions Circle.

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Organized by: Diversity Advancement Network

Mayoral Candidates:- Susan Fennell, Linda Jeffrey, Bell Jacqueline, Donald McLeod, John Sanderson, Devinder Sangha, Muhamma Haque and Miriam Wylie.
Councillor & School Board Candidates:- Steve Kerr, Andre Levy, Karla Bailey, Ojie Eghobor, Michelle Shaw, kathy mcdonald, Paul Vicente, Garnett Manning & Cassian Joseph
Moderator:- Christien Levien (Articling Student, Edward H Royle) (Associates Articling Executive, Black Law Students' Association)
Host:- Noel Walrond - President, My Dreams Work Inc. Helping people to maximize their talents and create the space to assist them in making their dreams/passions become a reality).
Acknowledgements:- The Lions Circle.

 

DURHAM BLACK CANADIAN MAYORAL FORUM

durham Black Canada Mayors Debate Forum Dave RYAN Steve Parish John Henry

Organized by: Diversity Advancement Network

CONFIRMED MAYORAL CANDIDATES:- Oshawa:- Rosemary Mckonkey, Lou Devuono, Joe Ingino
Ajax:- Waran Vaithilingam, Goolam (Tony) Hoosain, Steve Parish.
Whitby:- Don Mitchell, Ros Whitby, Omat Lumy.
Pickering:- Dave Ryan, Maurice S Brenner, Edoh Apaloo.
Other Candidates:- Arthur Augustine, Patrice Barnes, Renrick Ashby, Akilah Haneef-Jabari, Sandra Forsythe, Veronica Vernon, Peter Tijiri, Eva Guta, Stacey Leadbetter, Nadine Walker, Gerald Parker.
Acknowledgements:- Pauline Bennett / Yeah Foundation (Youth Initiative),  Cyndi Peterson / Jaminfit (Arts & Dance Programs), Vera Mercier / SKD Bilingual School, Selwyn Richards / Art of Catering
HOST: Maliaka Bryce 

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durham Black Canadian Mayors Debate Forum toronto

Organized by: Diversity Advancement Network

CONFIRMED MAYORAL CANDIDATES:- Oshawa:- Rosemary Mckonkey, Lou Devuono, Joe Ingino
Ajax:- Waran Vaithilingam, Goolam (Tony) Hoosain, Steve Parish.
Whitby:- Don Mitchell, Ros Whitby, Omat Lumy.
Pickering:- Dave Ryan, Maurice S Brenner, Edoh Apaloo.
Other Candidates:- Arthur Augustine, Patrice Barnes, Renrick Ashby, Akilah Haneef-Jabari, Sandra Forsythe, Veronica Vernon, Peter Tijiri, Eva Guta, Stacey Leadbetter, Nadine Walker, Gerald Parker.
Acknowledgements:- Pauline Bennett / Yeah Foundation (Youth Initiative),  Cyndi Peterson / Jaminfit (Arts & Dance Programs), Vera Mercier / SKD Bilingual School, Selwyn Richards / Art of Catering
HOST: Maliaka Bryce

CALGARY BLACK CANADIAN MAYORAL FORUM

black Calgary African Alberta Caribbean Mayoral Forum Naheed Nenshi

Organized by the Diversity Advancement Network

MAYORAL CANDIDATES: Craig Burrows, Joe Connelly, Bob Hawkesworth, Kent Hehr, Alnoor Kassam, Jon Lord, Ric McIver, Naheed Nenshi, Wayne Stewart, Paul Hughes, Gary Johnston.
Moderators: Professor Rose Joshua & Rodney Ludlow.
Organizing Team: Paul Ade, Sharon Ade, Esther Ochoga and a few others.

CALGARY BLACK CANADIAN MAYORAL FORUM

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Organized by the Diversity Advancement Network

Pictures from 2010: Mayoral candidate Ken Hehr [now Veterans Affairs Minister], Candiate Ric McIver [Minister of Jobs, Skills, Training and Labour for the Government of Alberta], Mayoral Candidate Naheed Nenshi [now Mayor of Calgary for a 2nd term]. Esther Ochoga a Manager with the Diversity Advancement Network. And Paul Ade speaking with media.

 
 

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