Here is Canadian of Haitian origin Dominique Anglade who was elected to the National Assembly of Quebec.
Dominique Anglade (42) is a member of the National Assembly of Quebec, former president of the Coalition Avenir Québec (CAQ) and the CEO of Montreal International, an agency responsible to promote the city to foreign investors. After graduating in Industrial Engineering from the Polytechnic School of Montreal (EPM), she began her career at Procter & Gamble in Ontario in 1996. In 2003, she completed Master of Business Administration (MBA) from HEC Montreal (Hautes Etudes Commerciales). She provides strategic advice to many leading companies. Anglade was born in Montreal, but her parents (Georges Anglade and Mireille Neptune) were originally from Haiti, and had returned to live there permanently. Her father was a writer and professor, co-founder of the department of geography at Université du Québec à Montréal. Unfortunately, both of them died in the Haitian earthquake of January 2010. Anglade is Quebec's new minister of the economy, science and innovation and digital strategy.
Here is a picture of Rodney St Elois who became a member of the Académie des lettres du Québec.
Highly honored poet and author, Haitian-Canadian, Rodney Saint-Eloi, has been warmly received into the Academie des letters du Quebec.
His work has been published in English, Spanish, and Japanese, resulting in many awards of recognition.
As a member of the Literary Academy he wants to raise awareness of French language, literature, and cultural in the Francophonie. To honor him further he is up for the sought-after Governor General's literary award.
Here is a picture taken from a Quebec elementary school textbook that the Haitian community called racist material.
Some members of Montreal's black and Haitian communities have reported that a French Textbook (Ardoise grammar book), meant for Grade 3 and 4 students contains racist material and it should be withdrawn from the curriculum. They consider the book as racist because no other perspective of Haiti has been presented to the kids in the book, but it describes poverty, ignorance and backwardness of the Haitian community. The controversial part of the textbook is a story of an 11-year-old small girl from Haiti, named Fancia who does daily household chores of a woman. She lives in a Haitian community of poor and black people where doing daily chore is a normal practice, but hope to get educated is nothing but an absurd dream of a small girl. The given description could be an individual instance, but never a describing representation or a part of children education.
Here is a picture of the ceremony for the Haitian officials graduates of the master's degree ENAP of Quebec.
On October 6th, 2015, at the Hotel Karibe Convention Center, a graduation ceremony of the National School of Public Administration (ENAP) of Quebec, in Haiti, wash held. Twenty Haitian executives from the ministries and decentralized agencies of the State who have undergone a 30 month course under a support program to 'Strengthen Public Management in Haiti', received their parchment from the hands of the Head of Government, Prime Minister Evans Paul and André Bourret, the vice rector for Academic Affairs of ENAP of Quebec. The Prime Minister, in his remarks for the occasion has mentioned that this line of cooperation has correctly addressed the needs of the State to equip itself with the right personnel in the public administration and management. Haiti welcomes every similar endeavor and he conveyed many good wishes to ENAP of Quebec to grow and prosper.
Here is a statue of the writer and Quebec screenwriter of Haitian origin, the academician Dany Laferrière as he is prepared to enter the Grevin Museum of Montreal.
Laferriere Sculpture latest Honor for Haitian-Canadian Writer
Haitian-Canadian novelist Dany Laferriere's likeness is being transformed into a sculpture piece for the Gavin Museum of Montreal to be installed in 2016.
Laferriere writes in French and published his first novel in 1985 "How to Make Love to a Negro without Getting Tired".
In 2013 he became a member of the Academie Francaise, and in 2014 was honored with the International Literature Award for the novel "The Return".
Régis Labeaume, Quebec City's Mayor, during a meeting with Minister of Tourism of Haiti, Stéphanie Balmir Villedrouin and UNESCO Special Envoy for Haiti, Michaëlle Jean, at Quebec City's Town Hall confirmed that Quebec will build a new fire station at Port-au-Prince, the capital of Haiti. The Mayor disclosed that a fund of $2 million is agreed upon by a Quebec businessman for the purpose but the Mayor did not reveal the name of the businessman. Labeaume said that Quebec City will plan and build the fire station in collaboration with Haitians and will use Haitian labor and local Haitian raw materials to accomplish the task.
The Haitian Born Fabienne Colas is in a fight to make Quebec Television more diverse. Recently, she submitted a proposal to the Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunication Commission (CRTC) for a license that would allow French-language TV station to give a voice to all the minority groups.
Fabienne Colas is not new to the entertainment world. She created the Haitian Film Festival which has been expended to the Montreal International Black Film Festival. She also created Haiti en Folie