Toronto Monestine photo exhibit
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Past Forward is excited to support a Toronto photo exhibit celebrating the 50 year anniversary of Dr. Monestime becoming Canada's first black Mayor. The exhibit is presented by the Festival Kompa Kouk Toronto ( an organization that promotes Franco-Caribbean culture through music, dance, cuisine, crafts and many different aspects ....

Monestime: A photo exhibit celebrating the life of  Canada’s first elected black mayor

Fifty years ago, on January 1, 1964, Dr. Saint Firmin Monestime made history when
he took office as Mayor of Mattawa, Ontario. Already noted as the first Haitian to
practice medicine in Ontario, Monestime achieved another first, becoming Canada's
first elected black mayor. We invite you to celebrate and discover more about
Dr. Monestime's remarkable and inspiring life.

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TORONTO CITY HALL 1 0 0 Q u e e n S t . We s t
Opening: February 18
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
G u e s t S p e a k e r s : Doug Mackey & Vala Monestime Belter

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