Black Business and Professional Association (BBPA)

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  • Le BBPA annonce un nouveau conseil d'administration pour 2023

    Toronto, Ontario--(Newsfile Corp. - 24 novembre 2022) - La Black Business and Professional Association (BBPA) a élu son nouveau conseil d'administration lors de son assemblée générale annuelle du 16 novembre 2022. La réunion s'est tenue virtuellement , avec un discours liminaire présenté par le Dr Carl James.La liste des candidats au conseil d'administration a été présentée par Ross Cadastre et ratifiée par les personnes présentes. Les membres du conseil d'administration pour 2023 sont : Ross Cadastre (président) Janelle St. Omer...

    2022-11-24 3:03 PM EST
  • BBPA Announces New Board of Directors for 2023

    Toronto, Ontario--(Newsfile Corp. - November 24, 2022) - The Black Business and Professional Association (BBPA) elected its new board of directors at its annual general meeting on November 16, 2022. The meeting was held virtually, with a keynote address presented by Dr. Carl James.The slate of nominees for the board of directors was introduced by Ross Cadastre and ratified by those present. Board members for 2023 are:Ross Cadastre (Chair)Janelle St. Omer (Vice Chair)Camille Stewart-Edwards (Treasurer)Bryan Duarte (Director)Charles Buchanan (Director)Carmen Hanson...

    2022-11-24 3:02 PM EST
  • 150 étudiants canadiens africains recevront les prestigieuses bourses d'études nationales BBPA

    Toronto, Ontario--(Newsfile Corp. - 13 octobre 2022) -  Le programme national de bourses d'études de la BBPA a officiellement annoncé les noms de ses lauréats pour 2022. Des bourses d'études totalisant 500 000 $ ont été attribuées à 150 étudiants canadiens noirs de partout au pays, tous actuellement inscrits à des programmes d'études postsecondaires. Ces fonds permettront à ces étudiants de poursuivre leurs études et de franchir les prochaines étapes vers des carrières prestigieuses dans leur domaine respectif.« Chacun de...

    2022-10-13 2:00 PM EDT
  • 150 African Canadian Students to Receive Prestigious BBPA National Scholarships

    Toronto, Ontario--(Newsfile Corp. - October 13, 2022) - The BBPA National Scholarship Program has officially announced its 2022 class of honorees. Scholarships totaling $500,000 were awarded to 150 Black Canadian students from across the nation, all currently enrolled in post-secondary programs. The funds will support these scholars as they pursue their degrees and take the next steps toward esteemed careers in their respective fields."Each of these remarkable students serves as a beacon of hope for their peers, for their communities,...

    2022-10-13 2:00 PM EDT
  • Colors of Little Jamaica: Sinting Fest on Eglinton West Brings the City of Toronto Together Once Again This Weekend

    Toronto, Ontario--(Newsfile Corp. - August 26, 2022) - The Black Business and Professional Association (BBPA) presents Sinting Fest starting today, Friday, August 26 till Sunday, August 28, 2022. This free family-friendly and community event will celebrate Caribbean culture both locally and from around the Diaspora with food, fashion, music, and dance. Performers at the event will include Da'ville, Kairo McLean, Michie Mee, Jay Douglas, Rayzalution, and many more. The event will also feature Food & Ting with some chefs and...

    2022-08-26 9:08 PM EDT
  • The BBPA and Little Jamaica Presents Sinting Fest in Late August

    Toronto, Ontario--(Newsfile Corp. - July 22, 2022) - The Black Business and Professional Association (BBPA) presents Sinting Fest from August 26-28, 2022. This free community event will celebrate Caribbean culture both locally and from around the Diaspora with food, fashion, music, and dance. Performers at the event will include Da'ville, Kairo McLean, Michie Mee, Jay Douglas, Rayzalution, and many more. The event will also host a beat-box battle (Beat Out the Riddim), Dancing in de Street (hosted by choreographer...

    2022-07-22 1:09 PM EDT
  • L'Association des Entreprises et des Professionnels Noirs brise les barrières pour les hommes noirs en affaires

    Toronto, Ontario--(Newsfile Corp. - 8 juillet 2022) - L’Association des Entreprises et des Professionnels Noirs (BBPA) éliminera les barrières, les stéréotypes et les fausses déclarations qui empêchent les hommes noirs de réussir en affaires au Camp d’Entrainement National des Hommes d’Affaires Noirs les 8 et 9 juillet 2022. Ce camp d'entraînement donne aux hommes d'affaires noirs canadiens une occasion unique d'acquérir des compétences entrepreneuriales essentielles et de réseauter avec d'autres professionnels noirs pour développer et accroitre leurs opérations. « Nous...

    2022-07-08 9:00 AM EDT
  • Black Business and Professional Association Breaks Barriers for Black Men in Business

    Toronto, Ontario--(Newsfile Corp. - July 8, 2022) - The Black Business and Professional Association (BBPA) smashes the barriers, stereotypes and misrepresentation that inhibit Black men from succeeding in business at the National Black Men in Business Bootcamp on July 8 and 9, 2022. This bootcamp gives Canadian Black businessmen a unique opportunity to gain essential entrepreneurial skills and network with other Black professionals to grow and scale up their operations."We are fathers, sons, husbands, business men and contributing members of...

    2022-07-08 9:00 AM EDT