Black History Month

Every February, Canadians are invited to participate in Black History Month festivities and events that honour the legacy of Black Canadians, past and present.

View the Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on Black History Month.

View the Statement by Minister Joly on Black History Month.

Black History Month poster

Download the Black History Month poster.

Rollcall – A poem by George Elliot Clarke

Canada's Parliamentary Poet Laureate created this poem in honour of Black History Month and Canada's 150th anniversary of Confederation.

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