The Black Presence in Canada

Paul Winn is a Lawyer, Staff Liaison with the Multiculturalism Committee in the BC Law Society and Senior Staff at the Canadian Race Relations Foundation, at the Multiculturalism Secretariat, at the Affirmative Action for Visible Minorities Services, at the National Literacy Secretariat and the Anti-Discrimination Directorate. He wrote and hosted “The Canadians”, a weekly television program which looked at the various multicultural communities in Canadian society. The focus of the show was to emphasize the similarities shared by all Canadians regardless of background or ethnicity. Paul has won a variety of awards and certificates of appreciation for his work in race relations. His talk today was about Black individuals, groups, and organizations across Canada; historical perspectives and concerns for the present.