At the North End Memorial Library on October 10 2023, The new Senator Don Oliver Scholarship was launched with a $1M gift by his friend, entrepreneur, financier, and investor Wade Dawe.
Access to BCC is access to Black history. The rich heritage of Black Canadians in Canada is under-appreciated. In 2019, Senator Don Oliver petitioned the Government of Canada to designate the BCC as the National Black Museum of Canada because …Continue Reading
HALIFAX, May 26, 2023 – BMO is investing $100,000 in the Senator Don Oliver Black Voices Prize, to support a new $5,000 annual prize to be awarded to emerging Black Nova Scotian writers. The prize will be administered by the …Continue Reading
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Today there are so many easy ways to communicate:- email, Twitter, text, skype, Instagram, …Continue Reading
On Feb. 21, the Hon. Donald Oliver hosted former Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia the Hon. Mayann Francis for a conversation on Prince Edward County radio. Francis, who served as the 31st Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia from 2006-2012, was …Continue Reading
Acadia University alumni will come together on April 25 to discuss the work of their fellow alumnus, Senator Donald Oliver. Senator Oliver’s autobiography A Matter of Equality: The Life’s Work of Senator Donald Oliver is the first selection of the …Continue Reading
Senator Don Oliver (retired) will host Black History Month programming on 99.3 County FM (CJPE-FM) Prince Edward County. Oliver will host a segment on The County Grapevine, Jan 31-Feb. 28. Appointed to the Senate in 1990, Oliver’s life has included …Continue Reading
The Canadian Black Caucus of Canada (CBCC) has announced the creation of a new parliamentary internship program bearing the name of Senator Donald Oliver. The Senator Donald Oliver Internship Program provides a paid opportunity to a young Black Canadian who …Continue Reading