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History - Black Canadians in Uniform - A Proud Tradition - Remembering those who served - Remembrance - Veterans Affairs Canada

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Canada Post has issued two postage stamps honoring Afro-Canadians during black history week.


Michaëlle Jean 55 - former Governor General of Canada (27th) made history as the first governor general from the Caribbean and the first Black woman governor general.


Mathieu de Costa -The first recorded instance of a black presence in Canada was that of Mathieu de Costa. He arrived in Nova Scotia sometime between 1603 and 1608 as a translator for the French explorer Pierre Dugua, Sieur de Monts. The first known black person to live in Canada was a slave from Madagascar named Olivier Le Jeune (who may also have been of partial Malay ancestry).


Black Canadians In Uniform - A Proud Tradition - Remembering Those Who Served - Remembrance - Veterans Affairs Canada


James Robinson Johnston (1876 -1915) Born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, James Robinson Johnston graduated from Dalhousie University and became the first Black Canadian in Nova Scotia to become a lawyer. The James Robinson Johnston chair in Black Canadian studies at Dalhousie is the first chair and program dedicated to the study of Black Canadian perspectives.


Black Canadian soldier’s life and D-Day exploits remembered

The last surviving black Canadian soldier to have fought in D-Day invasion was laid to rest last week.