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 The Association is organized exclusively as a not for profit, non political, and non-denominational association that seeks to develop, promote, and grow awareness of our cultural heritage, while promoting unity in our community. The Association is volunteer- based and      membership is open to all the residents of African/Black/West Indian (BAWI) descent, their families, and friends.


Our Mission, Vision & Objectives


To develop, promote, and grow awareness of our cultural heritage, while demonstrating unity amongst the community.


To foster and leave a legacy of our African-Caribbean Canadian cultural heritage by contributing to the development of the Canadian society through active and equitable integration.


a) To bring together all the residents of Northern Ontario of Black/African/West Indian (BAWI)descent, their families and friends

b) To advance the common interest of all members 

c) To provide mutual aid and assistance as needed

d) To provide a forum for social, cultural and business networking opportunities 

e) To create an environment for our children and the youth to learn about our diversity 

f) To share our culture and diversity in the community in which we live 

g) To promote and assist with the integration of new BAWI immigrants in the community

h) To connect and build relationships with other groups in the community 


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