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  Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Black Canadian
Invented by Canadians Wilson Markle and Brian Hunt, the process was first used in 1970 and became viable in the late 1980s.
Canadian Football League serves as haven for fl quarterbacks.
Self-discovery and the quest for an aesthetic; The emergence of Black Canadian Literature: 1975 towards the Millennium.
www.encyclopedia.com /SearchResults.aspx?Q=Black+Canadian   (1278 words)

  
  Black music and musicians
Music in the fl communities of Ontario and the Maritimes was largely centred during the 19th century in the church.
The dissemination on record and radio of fl music styles other than jazz from the USA (and later the Caribbean) led to their eventual introduction into Canada, beginning in the 1950s with blues and rhythm and blues, and continuing with calypso in the 1960s, reggae and disco in the 1970s, and rap in the 1980s.
Canadian fls also have been heard on the concert stage, among them the contralto Portia White, the tenor Garnet Brooks, and the sopranos Burnetta Day (of Chatham, Ont) and Sharon Coste (of Montreal).
www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com /index.cfm?PgNm=TCE&Params=U1ARTU0000331   (1377 words)

  
 Revival by Edited by Donna Bailey Nurse - Excerpt - Books - Random House
I became a critic of fl Canadian literature largely because I wanted to engage others in a dialogue about fl writing in this country, and it was important to me that the dialogue be led by somebody who was fl.
Black Canadian writing has come of age over the last decade, and the time now seems right for a reconsideration of this increasingly influential literature.
For me, the seeds of contemporary fl Canadian literature were sown in the mid-sixties with the novels of Austin Clarke.
www.randomhouse.com /catalog/display.pperl?isbn=9780771067631&view=excerpt   (971 words)

  
 CJR - That Old Black Magic, by Tim Jones
Black dismisses the criticism as "absolute bunk, a rear trench in the inexorable retreat of our critics." His attackers have been guilty of scaremongering, he says, with allegations that he would turn the papers into extremist publications.
Black insists he was not pleased with the photo of himself, and claims he would have "been happy to pay five hundred bucks to anybody to keep my picture in that get-up out of the Ottawa Citizen.
Black also dismisses the ownership concentration concerns, arguing that newspapers aren't the influential force they were in earlier decades.
archives.cjr.org /year/98/2/black.asp   (2888 words)

  
 Conrad Black set for fraud trial - CNN.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Black, the scion of a wealthy Montreal brewer, bought up hundreds of Canadian and U.S. newspapers and magazines, creating one of the world's largest newspaper publishers that had $2 billion in revenue at its peak in 1999.
Black and his associates were accused of diverting money to themselves or funneling it to the Toronto holding companies Hollinger Inc. and Ravelston Corp. Ltd., through which Black controlled Hollinger International.
Black's lavish spending led to charges he abused corporate perks by flying in a company plane to a vacation idyll in the South Pacific, and paying for part of his wife's birthday party and other luxuries with company funds.
www.cnn.com /2007/LAW/03/12/conrad.black.reut/index.html   (844 words)

  
 Conrad Black: Canadian press baron with an agenda for Britain
Black's friends are the sort who think small talk is for small people and who, if they aren't calling the shots any more, feel they ought to be: Henry Kissinger, Margaret Thatcher, Richard Perle, Lord Carrington.
In the early days, Black knew he was an outsider and trod carefully, as one of his senior colleagues of the time recalls.
Black was on the phone one day in February 1994, after the Telegraph's fashion pages has predicted the imminent descent of hemlines, writes Hastings.
www.questionsquestions.net /docs04/0524_black.html   (1794 words)

  
 Equine Color - Horse & Pony Color Genetics Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Black occurs in most breeds and is considered the only color in some such as the Friesian (although very rarely, Chestnut Friesians do occur).
Black pigment in mammals is caused by Eumelanin (yoo-MEL-a-nin).
Black horses are not capable of producing Bay foals unless the mate is a Bay or a Chestnut masking Agouti.
www.equinecolor.com /black.html   (504 words)

  
 CNN.com - Hollinger seeks to block Black - Jan. 27, 2004
John Warden, one of Black's attorneys, denounced Hollinger's move to adopt the poison pill as "a descent into the lawless conduct of corporate affairs" and a "futile attempt" to block the deal with the Barclays.
The company has accused Black of siphoning off millions of dollars in unauthorized fees for himself and senior associates, and is demanding that he repay the money.
On Monday, Hollinger International said it was suing Black in Chancery Court in Delaware to block the deal with the Barclays and to eliminate the super-voting class of shares held by the parent company should the deal be consummated.
cnn.com /2004/BUSINESS/01/27/hollinger.black.ap/index.html   (461 words)

  
 Conrad Black pleads not guilty - The Boston Globe
The 61-year-old Black was arraigned in US District Court, two weeks after being indicted with three other former Hollinger executives and accused of cheating on taxes and pilfering millions from the company to support a lavish lifestyle.
Black's arraignment had been postponed twice and US prosecutors were ready with arrest warrants and planned to launch extradition proceedings if needed.
Black is represented by well-known Chicago defense attorneys Edward Genson and Marc Martin.
www.boston.com /business/articles/2005/12/02/conrad_black_pleads_not_guilty_boston_globe   (419 words)

  
 Trial imminent for beleaguered former press lord Conrad Black - USATODAY.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Black's Canadian defense attorney, Edward L. Greenspan, is expected to cast Radler as an ungrateful liar who would say anything to stay in the government's good graces.
Black stepped down as CEO in 2003 and was ousted as chairman the next year.
Black's attorneys have suggested he is being unfairly targeted because of his assets, arguing in one court filing that since "Biblical times, and probably before, the wealthy have been envied and condemned." Another filing began simply with the Italian word "Basta!" — perhaps best translated as "Enough!"
www.usatoday.com /money/media/2007-03-11-conradblack_N.htm   (1166 words)

  
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Canadian Black Book does not knowingly solicit personal information from children under the age of 13 or send them requests for personal information.
Canadian Black Book does not share your personal information with those websites and is not responsible for their privacy practices.
www.canadianblackbook.com /html/privacy.html   (1385 words)

  
 Canadian Business Online | Matthew McClearn's Black Trial blog
Black was also the subject of a criminal investigation by the U.S. Department of Justice—something Maida testified was “general knowledge” among 10 Toronto St. staffers.
On the stand at the USA vs. Black et al trial in Chicago, Healy testified that he saw himself as an intermediary between minority shareholders and the company’s controlling shareholder, Hollinger Inc. (which in turn was dominated by Black).
Black is not charged in connection with this incident; the government elicited this anecdote as evidence of Black’s conduct.
blogs.canadianbusiness.com /advansis/?mod=for&act=dis&eid=8   (6021 words)

  
 The Enemyboard :: View topic - U.S. kill black canadian soldier Pte. Mark Anthony Graham
Canadian troops taking on tenacious Taliban insurgents near their stronghold on the banks of the Arghandab River in the Panjwaii area called in close air support about 5:30 a.m.
When four Canadian soldiers conducting a training exercise were killed in Afghanistan on April 18, 2002, by a 225-kilogram bomb dropped by an American F-16 fighter jet, independent boards of inquiry were convened by the U.S. and Canadian militaries.
Canadians halted their advance on organized and entrenched insurgents Monday, but battered their positions from afar with 45-kilogram Howitzer shells and bombs and precision-guided missiles unleashed by their coalition allies.
www.publicenemy.com /pb/viewtopic.php?t=31140&start=0&postdays=0&postorder=asc&highlight=   (2813 words)

  
 TheStar.com - comment - Diversity in the black diaspora
As it pertains to fl Canadians, the essential questions of who we are and where we want to be influence the scope, direction and cultural relevance of fl diversity in the GTA.
I suggest the 2006 edition of the book Who's Who in Black Canada, published by Dawn P. Williams, as a starting point to discover more than 700 living fl Canadians whose contributions are having a profound impact on shaping the future of this nation and, in some cases, the world.
Black Canadians vary, and that variation makes the use of the umbrella term "fl community" a misleading characterization of the diversity of the fl diaspora, as are similar generalizations about many of the other ethnocultural groups that make up the GTA.
www.thestar.com /opinion/article/178452   (765 words)

  
 A View of French-Canadian and Black Mothers
If a Black woman is to prove herself a good mother to her own children, she is dismissed as an exception to a deep-seated rule.
Black people had been estranged from their cultures through slavery, and post-slavery, Black people were discouraged from recovering what was lost through the strength of the race, or even creating a new cultural identity divorced from the shackles of slavery.
However, Black women were not supposed to reproduce Black children, which is a natural result of sex, Black women were supposed to be without desire or means to reproduce.
www.fawi.net /ezine/vol3no3/Mello.html   (2124 words)

  
 Canadian Auto World
Canadian Black Book has released its top five residual value performers for four-year-old vehicles in Canada.
Canadian Black Book is the most recognized automotive and finance industries source for new and used residual value information as well as residual value forecasts for Canada.
Canadian Black Book and DesRosiers also cooperate in the annual publication of The DesRosiers Canadian Used Vehicle Report.
www.canadianautoworld.ca /marketNews.php   (1732 words)

  
 Conrad Black - SourceWatch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
U.S. District Judge Amy St. Eve, denied Black's motion to quash a subpoena to access 13 boxes of documents that Black removed from his Toronto office after he was notified that he was being investigated by the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
Incriminating evidence showed a security video tape showing Black loading the boxes into his limousine on May 20, 2005, which was only hours after he was served a request for documents by the SEC which was investigating allegation that Black and other executives looted Hollinger International Inc. of more than 80 million dollars.
Black had argued that the company should provide 100% of his legal fees and filed a law suit demanding advances to cover his costs in March 2004.
www.sourcewatch.org /index.php?title=Conrad_Black   (1672 words)

  
 City of Toronto: Black History Month   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Black History Month is an opportunity to share the historical and present contributions of African Canadians.
Black History Month began as "Negro History Week" in February 1926 in the United States as a supplement to the school curriculum, through the work of African American scholar, Dr. Carter G. Woodson.
Black History Month is an opportunity for the City of Toronto to recognize the significant contributions African Canadians have, and continue to make to the life of Toronto in such areas as education, medicine, art, culture, public service, economic development, politics and human rights.
www.toronto.ca /blackhistory   (246 words)

  
 George and Darril Fosty's Black Ice
The American failure to invade Canada would be repeated during the War of 1812 when, in the early days of the conflict Black Canadian regiments and soldiers led the charge against the American invaders from New Brunswick to the gates of Fort Detroit.
Additionally, Black soldiers were the first to be mobilized in the British Colony on Vancouver Island in 1856 in order to prevent an American annexation of the region following the discovery of gold in the Interior of British Columbia.
They were more than educated Blacks, in fact they were the first generation of Black men who refused to answer the ageless question: "Whose Negro Are You?" The first of their race to demand what was rightfully theirs; the first generation to refuse to stand at the back of a line.
www.blackicebook.com /blackice/index.cfm?fuseaction=book.welcome   (1729 words)

  
 Y-File
The discussion was organized by the Canadian publisher, McClelland & Stewart, in conjunction with its 100th anniversary and the 75th Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences which is being held at York University, May 27 to June 3.
Panellists were asked by Dean to consider the role of the academy in the development of fl literature in Canada when making their observations.
Simpson, who teaches post-colonial and fl Canadian literature at Ryerson, noted that fl Canadian literature does not exist as a course of study on its own at the undergraduate level.
www.yorku.ca /yfile/archive/index.asp?Article=6557   (514 words)

  
 Multiculturalism - Black History Month
Every year Canadians are invited to take part in the festivities and events that honour the legacy of Black Canadians, past and present, during Black History Month.
This is a time to celebrate the many achievements and contributions of Black Canadians, who, throughout history, have done so much to make Canada the culturally diverse, compassionate and prosperous nation we know today.
It is also an opportunity for the majority of Canadians to learn about the experiences of Black Canadians in our society, and the vital role this community has played throughout our shared history.
www.pch.gc.ca /progs/multi/black-noir/index_e.cfm   (173 words)

  
 Canadian Multiculturalism2001 - Freedom, Diversity, Equality   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Some of the first evidence of Blacks on Canadian Soil is in 1787, when Thomas Brownspriggs, a fl man, was granted 3000 acres of land in Tracadie, Nova Scotia.
The first Black Canadian was a young Madagascaran boy, bought by the age of 7 as a slave.
Talking about Black culture is to never forget the first fl population that had disapeared in the province of Quebec by mixed mariages after the old time of slavery there.
www.geocities.com /multi_cultural_99/afr.html   (884 words)

  
 Black Canadian   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Black Canadian is a term used to identify a Canadian of predominantly, or at least partial, African descent.
Historically the majority of those in Canada of African descent have been fl, therefore the term is nottypically used to apply to non-fl people.
Many fl Canadians, or fls as they are sometimes known, are descendants of: persons who left the United States to escape from slavery during the 1800s, fl Canadian slaves, and persons whoimmigrated to Canada from the WestIndies and Africa during the 20thcentury.
www.therfcc.org /black-canadian-48695.html   (556 words)

  
 African Canadian Coalition Against Racism
The Canadian government is proud of Canada's reputation as one of the finest countries in the world to live.
Canadian immigration policy saves its harshest application for immigrants and refugees of African heritage, including the criminal deportations of permanent Canadian residents and requesting DNA proof from Black immigrant parents wanting to sponsor their children.
The Canadian government must respect the mandate given to ACCAR by the nations Black communities to ensure their voices are heard at the World Conference.
academic.udayton.edu /race/06hrights/GeoRegions/NorthAmerica/canada02.htm   (997 words)

  
 CBC News In Depth: Conrad Black
Black challenged the prime minister's decision in court, arguing that he was singled out for his publication, the National Post, which was critical of Chrétien's Liberals.
Black's current status in Canada is that he is a foreigner facing criminal charges in the United States.
Canadian specialists are meeting in Ottawa this weekend to discuss the need for a national cord blood bank to keep cells used to treat childhood cancers like leukemia.
www.cbc.ca /news/background/black_conrad/canada_return.html   (1662 words)

  
 National Post, Conrad Black   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Black, who travels often to London and New York, says he will devote more time to the Post, but does not plan to set up an office at the paper's headquarters in Toronto.
Honderich was then supporting a bevy of lib-left malcontents who all said that Black had too much influence on an industry that has the power to shape public opinion.
A great Canadian, Conrad Black has been a lone wolf visionary among newspaper publishers, some of whom are really politicians at heart.
www.torontofreepress.com /2001/0002.htm   (748 words)

  
 Robert Fulford's column about Conrad Black & Canadian newspapers
Black and his employees had truly astonished me. They were putting out the best newspaper published in Canada in my adult lifetime.
Black, of which friends occasionally remind me. In 1987, when he bought Saturday Night magazine, I decided not to continue as editor because I felt we wouldn't get along.
Black's corporate umbrella, have created an editorial culture that is generous, creative, and encouraging.
www.robertfulford.com /ConradBlack.html   (1248 words)

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