The Legacy of Canadian Slavery: Renewing Our Commitment to Differences through Examining Our Role in Enslaving Black People

Canadian slave history is one the building blocks of the Canada and is often excluded or omitted. Slavery was as much a part of Canadian History as the often-cited record of the Underground Railroad. Slavery within the larger context of the colonized Western Hemisphere was evident throughout all the colonies that created nations in the 21st Century. Canada from its colonial inception into the middle of the Nineteenth Century benefited from enslaved labour. The talk centres around two UU principles: the inherent worth and dignity of every person; and justice, equity and compassion in human relations
Guest Speaker: Wilburn Hayden, PhD 
Service Leader: Ben Wolfe
Music: David Frank & Linda Clark