Builders of the GTA


Honour, change, and impact.
These are the builders of the GTA.

Every day for the month of February, we will be featuring a member of the community who has made a lasting impact.

February 12th
Vanessa Leslie
The first black woman to make inspector with the OPP. Click here to read more.
February 11th
Thornton Blackburn
Started Toronto’s first taxi company
February 10th
Lincoln Alexander
The first black member of parliament
February 8th
Kerin John
Founder of online business hub: Black Owned Toronto
February 4th
Jamal Magloire
The first Canadian to play for the Toronto Raptors!
February 1st
Jean Augustine
First black woman elected to Canadian Parliament. Click here to read more.