BUILD, PRODUCE, OWN, SHARE
Objectives: Self-sufficiency, self-reliance, cooperative economics. Access to clean, whole foods, and other goods and services. Promote trading among Afrikans.
Our research shows disproportionate economic disparities in business ownership and employment impacting PAD’s economic, political, and social progress. Further, our research and the UN’s report highlight a historical absence and inaccessibility to economic and infrastructure advancement resulting from colonialism, racism, and racial discrimination, this evidence is indisputable. For example, the Eglinton Crosstown LRT is reported to be an $8.4 billion investment to run underground for more than 10 kilometers, from Keele Street to Laird Avenue, surfacing at Kennedy station. This colossal, construction, employing thousands has a noticeable absence of employed PAD who make up more than 35, 510 in York, South-Weston riding alone.
Meanwhile, the Government of Canada has announced its intention to admit about 1 million more, new immigrants, into Canada, while the grassroots DEA who have significantly contributed to building Canada for over 223 years continue to live in poverty.