Black History Month digital toolkit

We’ve created a digital toolkit to help Canadians including partners and stakeholders promote Black History Month content and activities.

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Black History Month 2022 poster

The primary text version of the poster is presented following the alternate PDF version.

Black History Month 2022 poster

Download the Black History Month 2022 poster [PDF - 4.70 MB]

Black History Month 2022 poster - text version

English poster with vibrant colours such as royal blue, light blue, red, orange, yellow as well as various prints. The poster features abstract images of 9 individuals from Black communities representing healthcare, arts, education, and community services sectors.

English text:

Black History Month 2022

February and Forever: Celebrating Black History today and every day

Canada.ca/Black-History-Month

#BHM2022

Colourable Black History Month 2022 poster

The primary text version of the printable and colourable poster is presented following the alternate PDF version.

printable and colourable Black History Month 2022 poster

Download your free printable and colourable Black History Month 2022 poster [PDF - 1.99 MB]

Colourable Black History Month 2022 poster - text version

English poster in black and white with an outline of various print-inspired designs and images of 9 individuals from Black communities representing healthcare, arts, education, and community services sectors.

English text:

Black History Month 2022

February and Forever: Celebrating Black History today and every day

Canada.ca/Black-History-Month

#BHM2022

Virtual background for video conferencing

Use our virtual background to participate in BHM celebrations or to connect with your loved ones throughout the month of February!

The primary text version of the Virtual background is presented following the alternate PDF version.

Virtual background for video conferencing

Virtual background English [JPG - 146 KB]

Text version – Virtual background English

Picture portraying vibrant colours such as royal blue, light blue, red, orange, yellow as well as various print-inspired designs found in black communities

Text: Black History Month 2022

Social media

On February 1, join us on social media

Kick-off of this year’s BHM campaign by downloading our cover image and set as your personal cover image on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

How to save images to your computer or mobile device

(1) Open the full-sized image

Open the full-sized image by selecting the image you wish to download.

(2) Open the contextual menu

On a PC: Right-click on the image you want to download.
On a Mac: Hold on the Control key (Ctrl) and click on the image you want to download.
On a mobile device: Tap and hold the image you want to save until the menu appears.

(3) Choose “Save as”

The options on the contextual menu will vary, depending on which web browser you’re using. Some browsers may say “Save as” while others may say “Save image as” or “Save picture as”.

(4) Optional: rename the file

A dialogue box will open, allowing you to change the file name or keep it as is.

(5) Choose a destination folder

Specify a location to save the downloaded image and click “Save”.

How to change your cover photo

  1. Head to your social media account and click “Edit Profile”.
  2. Select the "Update Cover Photo" prompt displayed on the current picture.

Facebook (JPG, 141 KB)

Text version — Facebook

Picture portraying vibrant colours such as royal blue, light blue, red, orange, yellow as well as various print-inspired designs found in black communities. Text: #BHM2022

Twitter (JPG, 145 KB)

Text version — Twitter

Picture portraying vibrant colours such as royal blue, light blue, red, orange, yellow as well as various print-inspired designs found in black communities.

LinkedIn (JPG, 139 KB)

Text version — LinkedIn

Picture portraying vibrant colours such as royal blue, light blue, red, orange, yellow as well as various print-inspired designs found in black communities.

Content and visuals for social media

Follow Canadian Heritage on social media as we highlight Black History Month trailblazers and history throughout the month of February.

Share your best BHM memory by using our campaign hashtags:

  • #BHM2022
  • #FebruaryForever

Follow us on social media:

Complement your social media posts

Download a visual and post to social media.

Facebook/Twitter/LinkedIn (JPG, 145 KB)

Text version — Facebook/Twitter/LinkedIn

Picture portraying vibrant colours such as royal blue, light blue, red, orange, yellow as well as various print-inspired designs found in black communities. Text: Black History Month 2022

Instagram (JPG, 145 KB)

Text version — Instagram

Picture portraying vibrant colours such as royal blue, light blue, red, orange, yellow as well as various print-inspired designs found in black communities. Text: Black History Month 2022

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