Black History Month 2021

Every February, people in Canada are invited to participate in Black History Month festivities and events that honour the legacy of Black Canadians and their communities.

The 2021 theme for Black History Month is: “The Future is Now”.


About Black History Month

Learn how Black History Month came to be recognized in Canada.

Noteworthy Historical Figures

Read the biographies of some notable people who have shaped Black Canadian history.

Black History Organizations and Educational Resources

Explore the organizations and resources that promote awareness of Black history in Canada.

Legacies and Institutions

Learn about organizations that Black Canadians and organizations have created to advance equality and human rights.

Historic Black Canadian Communities

Learn more about Black history in Canada through the events and contributions that Black people have made to all sectors of society well before this country was even called Canada.


We invite you to celebrate Dr. Saint-Firmin Monestime who made such a significant contribution to our community!