February is Black History Month.

The theme this year is:

Out of the Darkness, into the Light

Click here to check out the CTV News Montreal Programming for Black History Month.

You will hear about the different black politicians that have served in Quebec. The article highlights the diversity and richness of Quebec’s black community, new and old.

Or try this interactive CBC site: Black Canadians in History. Then test your knowledge in our Black History Wordsearch

Who’s Who in Canada Now and Then

For more to read in a tutoring session, CBC are spotlighting members of the black community.

Go to the Being Black in Canada series on CBC and find lots of inspiring stories to choose from.

Why not find out more about Sarah Nurse, Esi Edugyan or Masai Ujiri?

Sarah Nurse

Hockey, Team Canada

Find out more about Sarah on the Team Canada website here.

Esi Edugyan


Author of The Second Life of Samuel Tyne, Giller Prize winning Half-Blood Blues and Washington Black, Dreaming of Elsewhere: Observations on Home, her first non-fiction book.

She is an inspiring person. Why not watch her in an interview on Youtube where she talks about how black history inspires her writing.

Masai Ujiri

President of Toronto Raptors

Find out more on the CBC website.

Community Events and News

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For events in Montreal to celebrate Black History Month, check out the Mois l’Histoire des Noirs (MHN) website. MHN has lots to offer.

The West Island Black Community Association provides a great service in the West Island. Find out more about the great work that this organization does and how they are celebrating Black History Month in the West Island on their Facebook page.

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