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Black History Month Quiz
 
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In what year was slavery abolished in Canada?
1758
1803
1833
None of the above
Which Canadian province was the major destination for runaway slaves?
British Columbia
Nova Scotia
Quebec
Ontario
Who was the first Black letter carrier in Canada?
Rosemary Brown
Ed Blackman
Albert Jackson
Portia White
Rosemary Brown was the first Black:
Female judge in Canada
Woman elected to a provincial legislature
Woman elected as mayor
None of the above
Corrine Sparks of Nova Scotia became the first Black woman to:
Become a judge in Canada
Become a lawyer in Canada
Become a chief of police in Canada
Become a school superintendent in Canada
Why was the federal Employment Equity Act established?
To achieve equality in the workplace
To address discrimination in employment experienced by equity-seeking groups
To accommodate differences among workers
All of the above
In what year did Canada’s federal government officially recognize the month of February as Black History Month?
1921
1948
1971
1995
The Black Lives Matter social movement was formed to deal with injustices that African, Caribbean and Black people deal with such as:
Oppression
Violence
Police brutality
All of the above
At which National Convention did CUPE delegates vote to add a Diversity Vice-President (DVP) for Workers of Colour seat to the National Executive Board?
1991
1995
1997
2001
At which National Convention did delegates vote in favour of establishing the Ed Blackman Award?
1993
2003
2011
2013
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