Welcome to the National Black Coalition of Canada – Edmonton chapter

Supporting all blacks in the Edmonton community, NBCC is the proud organizer of the annual Black History Month celebrations

NBCC is having its Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Sunday May 4, 2014 starting @ 3.00 p.m

The following positions are up for renewal for the Executive of NBCC.

Vice President currently Joy Thomas

Assistant Secretary currently Carl Wilson

Treasurer currently Constance Thomas

Assistant – Program/Activites Coordinator – Desmond Francis (JJ)

National Black Coalition of Canada - Edmonton chapter

Black History Month 2014 Sponsors

Edmonton HeritageCTVWEM
Shine FM

John Yeboah B.Sc., B.Comm

Investment Funds advisor
Investia Financial Services Inc.
Life Insurance Broker
Office: 780-465-2033
Cell: 780-802-3757
Email: jyeboah@interbaun.com

Government of Canada

The Government of Canada provided funding to support this event

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Uber taxi app
A court has barred ridesharing service Uber from operating in Germany, the latest shot in the popular app's fight with taxi drivers worldwide. [...]
Tue, Sep 02, 2014
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Canada Revenue Agency - August 19, 2014
A left-leaning think-tank was targeted by the Canada Revenue Agency for a political-activities audit last fall partly because the research and education material on its website appears to be 'biased' and 'one-sided.' [...]
Tue, Sep 02, 2014
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USA/
Attention turns to the FBI and Apple today after the hacking of nude celebrity photos, including those of Oscar winner Jennifer Lawrence and model Kate Upton. [...]
Tue, Sep 02, 2014
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Tony Accurso.
One of the most-anticipated witnesses, construction entrepreneur Tony Accurso, will finally take the witness box at the Charbonneau commission Tuesday after he failed in a string of legal battles to avoid testifying. [...]
Tue, Sep 02, 2014
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La Wren Konge in her Living Room School in Vancouver, B.C.
Canadian schoolchildren head back to school today — but not if they attend a public school in British Columbia, where the months-long teachers' strike has delayed the start of classes. [...]
Tue, Sep 02, 2014
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[Africa Progress Panel]Remarks by Kofi Annan, former UN Secretary-General and Chair of the Africa Progress Panel, at an APP-hosted side event at the Alliance for a Green Revolution Forum in Addis Ababa [...]
Tue, Sep 02, 2014
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[SACSIS]In his book, Infections and Inequalities, Paul Farmer writes that we live in a world where infections pass easily across borders, while resources, including cumulative scientific knowledge are blocked at customs. The recent outbreak of Ebola in West Africa is a case in point. The World Health Organisation has warned [...]
Tue, Sep 02, 2014
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[ISS]The successful prosecution of crimes largely depends on securing reliable evidence, including the testimony of witnesses. When witnesses withdraw from proceedings due to intimidation or actual harm, securing convictions often becomes impossible. [...]
Tue, Sep 02, 2014
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[Deutsche Welle]The UN has warned of "grave food security concerns" due to trade restrictions and labor shortages in Ebola-afflicted countries. Food prices are on the rise, as is panic buying. [...]
Tue, Sep 02, 2014
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[State Department]Hello. I want to take a few moments to speak directly to you—the people of West Africa, especially in Liberia, Sierra Leone, Guinea and Nigeria. On behalf of the American people, I want you to know that our prayers are with those of you who have lost loved ones [...]
Tue, Sep 02, 2014
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