Black Canadians constitute 1 million of the Canadian population. This number is projected to double by 2036. Today black communities across Canadian face unique challenges to affect their economic integration into the greater Canadian economy. Poverty abounds in the community due to inherent systemic racism and discrimination that have worked together to ensure less than optimal economic conditions for the black community.
We have unique opportunity to come together to chat our own course to improve our socio-economic conditions. We live in a new world where almost everything is based on head count. We now have the numbers to take our share of the Canadian economy to improve our lots. Black owned enterprises and businesses are increasingly becoming reality.