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 2024 poster

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

Poster featuring a colourful background made up of vibrant blue, orange, and red colours with floral detailing and two prominent faces at the forefront.

Download the Black History Month 2024 poster [PDF - 3.2 MB]

Black History Month 2024 poster - text version

English poster featuring a colourful background made up of vibrant blue, orange, and red colours with floral detailing and two prominent faces at the forefront

English text:

Canadian Heritage / Patrimoine canadien

"Canada" wordmark

Black Excellence: A Heritage to Celebrate; A Future to build

Black History Month 2024

Canada.ca/Black-History-Month

#BHM2024

Colourable Black History Month 2024 poster

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

Download your free printable and colourable Black History Month 2024 poster [PDF - 913 KB]

Colourable Black History Month 2024 poster - text version

Black and white colourable poster with floral detailing and two prominent faces.

English text:

Canadian Heritage / Patrimoine canadien

"Canada" wordmark

Black Excellence: A Heritage to Celebrate; A Future to build

Black History Month 2024

Canada.ca/Black-History-Month

#BHM2024

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!

Virtual background bilingual (JPG, 644 KB)

Text version – Virtual background bilingual

Image featuring a colourful background made up of vibrant blue, orange, and red colours with floral detailing and two prominent faces at the forefront.

Text: Black History Month

#BHM2024

Mois de l'histoire des Noirs

#MHN2024

"Canada" wordmark

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, 139 KB)

Text version — Facebook

Image featuring a colourful background made up of vibrant blue, orange, and red colours with floral detailing and two prominent faces at the forefront. Text: #BHM2024

Twitter (JPG, 238 KB)

Text version — Twitter

Image featuring a colourful background made up of vibrant blue, orange, and red colours with floral detailing and two prominent faces at the forefront. Text: #BHM2024

LinkedIn (JPG, 71 KB)

Text version — LinkedIn

Image featuring a colourful background made up of vibrant blue, orange, and red colours with floral detailing and two prominent faces at the forefront.

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:

  • #BHM2024

Follow us on social media:

Complement your social media posts

Download a visual and post to social media.

Facebook/Twitter/LinkedIn (JPG, 645 KB)

Text version — Facebook/Twitter/LinkedIn

Image featuring a colourful background made up of vibrant blue, orange, and red colours with floral detailing and two prominent faces at the forefront.

Text: Black History Month

#BHM2024

"Canada" wordmark

Instagram (JPG, 432 KB)

Text version — Instagram

Image featuring a colourful background made up of vibrant blue, orange, and red colours with floral detailing and two prominent faces at the forefront.

Text: Black History Month

#BHM2024

"Canada" wordmark

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