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Who We Are Celebrating in 2016

Charlie Roach

Charles (Charlie) Conliff Mende Roach (1933-2012)

Charlie Roach was born in Trinidad and Tobago and came to Canada in 1955 to study theology at the University of Saskatchewan.

Dudley Laws

Dudley Laws (1934-2011)

Dudley Laws was born in Jamaica and migrated to Canada in 1965 after living in England. He worked as a welder until the early 1970s, moving onto run a printing company.

Gwen Johnston

Gwendolyn (Gwen) Johnston (1915-2009)

Gwen was born in Toronto in 1915, and married Lenny in 1937.

Lenny Johnston

Leonard (Lenny) Oscar Johnston (1918-1998)

Lenny Johnston was born in 1918 in Toronto to Jamaican parents who had come to Canada in 1890.

Marlene Green

Marlene Green (1940-2002)

Born in Dominica, Marlene Green came to Canada in the 1960s.

Rosie Douglas

Roosevelt (Rosie) Bernard Douglas (1941-2000)

Rosie Douglas came to Canada from Dominica to study at Sir George Williams University in Montreal.