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2017 Fil Fraser Award Winner – Diversity Magazine

The Fil Fraser Award is presented to an individual or group who has done outstanding work in literary, performing and/or visual Arts

 

  • Founded in 2012
  • Engineer by Trade – from Cameroon
  • 2010 Afro Canadian Heroes Award
  • Diverse Community Stories 
  • Diversity Award  
  • Launch of Diversity Calgary 
  • 1000 Stories Sustainability
  • Consultants & Communication 
  • Community Events  
  • 40,000 Readers
  • Business Recognition Award

 

Diversity Magazine then called the, Afro Canadian Magazine was founded by Mr. Frankline Agbor in 2012, as a means to take Afro trade shows and Awards to the wider community that could not attend events.

Diversity Magazine is made up of a team of Frankline, Gisele, Lisa, Albert, Jud, Ibraheem, Debra, Wati, Kerry-Lynn, Adam, Fahad, Harriet, Essenam Shima, Dave, Aimee & Jill. The magazine shares diverse community stores in Alberta in print & on line. In 2016 the Diversity Award was started to celebrate Alberta’s Diversity & on March 31st the Magazine was launched in Calgary. Frankline has written over a thousand stores on sustainability.

He has celebrated over a hundred people through his awards. He has given countless presentations & consultations on communication, and he has trained communication & marketing students. The Diversity magazine platform is one of the fastest growing in diverse Alberta. It brings diverse voices, contents, products, services & organizations to you, & over 40,000 readers on all platforms. Diversity has been profiled in the Edmonton Journal, Sun, Examiner, Global TV, CTV, City TV, CBC Edmonton & in NBCC’s Black History Month Booklet. In 2016 Diversity was awarded the Alberta Avenue Business Award & the ERIEC 2016 Partnership Award. Frankline is originally from Cameroon & he has been profiled in, “50 years of Impact”, a Biographical Dictionary of Canadians of Cameroon Origin.

 

 

2016 Fil Fraser Award Winner – Medgine Mathurin

The Fil Fraser Award is presented to an individual or group who has done outstanding work in literary, performing and/or visual Arts

 

  • Haitian Born
  • English, French & Créole Poet
  • Bachelor in Biological Science
  • Poetry and creative writing
  • God as a Framework
  • Devoted Seeker of Humility
  • Canadian Individual Poetry Across Canada
  • Writing Workshops
  • Co-Editor – Nationally Distributed magazine

 

2015 Fil Fraser Award Winner – Sangea African Performance Group

The Fil Fraser Award is presented to an individual or group who has done outstanding work in literary, performing and/or visual Arts

Sangea African Performance Group

  • Formed in December 2012
  • Currently has 17 Members
  • Performs rhythms and songs from West Africa
  • Aims to share and preserve Latin & African culture
  • Uses music to build cultural bridges in the community
  • Has performed at many educational institutions and community events
  • Proudly shares African culture wherever they go
  • Actively supports HIV Awareness & Breast Cancer Programs
  • Winners of the Afro Canadian Hero Artist of The Year
    (2014) & Excellent Community Initiative Group Award by Action for Healthy Communities (2013-2014)

 

2014 Fil Fraser Award Winner #2 – Sterling Scott

The Fil Fraser Award is presented to an individual or group who has done outstanding work in literary, performing and/or visual Arts

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sterling-scott

  • Born in Scarborough Ontario
  • Pipefitter
  • Comedy’s Rising Star
  • Family – Current Events
  • Comedy as an Art Form
  • Comedy is natural way of life
  • Across Canada – US
  • Apollo Theatre
  • Caesars Palace Las Vegas
  • Kuwait – Iraq – Afghanistan
  • Performing for Troops
  • Writer/Actor
  • Television Show
  • This Hour has 22 Minutes

 

2014 Fil Fraser Award Winner #1 – Titilope Sonuga

The Fil Fraser Award is presented to an individual or group who has done outstanding work in literary, performing and/or visual Arts

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Titilope Sonuga

  • Lagos, Nigeria
  • Writer – Poet – Civil Engineer
  • Self-Published Book – Down to Earth
  • 2011 Canadian Authors Association Emerging Writer
  • 2013 Rise Award
  • Canadian Literary Community
  • Spoken Words Canada
  • Edmonton Poetry Festival
  • Brown University
  • Dr. Maya Angelou
  • Rouge Poetry – Breathe In Poetry Collective