THE 411 LISTINGS
Economic development is one of the cornerstones of community-building. So let's build up our community by patronizing African and Caribbean-owned businesses and using the services of our black professionals! This list is by no means exhaustive, so please let us know (through the comment form) of any business or professional we may have omitted.
Please come back regularly for updates...
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Musicians, singers etc...
Dynamic Caribbean ensemble who offer a varied repertoire which includes West Indian folk songs, spirituals and contemporary songs. They perform at weddings, cultural celebrations and other special events. For bookings, please contact: Lorna Townsend at: 613-822-4318 or Sandra Latty, 613-737-5726.
R&B, soul singer, musician. Plays guitar. Available for festivals, private and corporate events, fundraisers etc.
Reggae/World music singer/songwriter/musician
C/o Carib Records, 88 Patola Private, Ottawa ON K1T 2X4
Email: info@ garnetchallenger.com
7-piece band performing African contemporary music.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org / website: www.cheza.ca
CORNERSTONE CATHEDRAL CHOIR
1196 Wellington Street, Ottawa ON K1Y 2Z5
Tel: (613) 725-1432 / Fax: (613) 725-5043
Senegalese drummer, musician, composer
Email: email@example.com / Website: www.elage.ca
Singer, songwriter, guitar and Jembe player from Rwanda, the heart of Africa. She sings in four different languages, Swahili, Kinyarwanda, French and English. Available for festivals, concerts, contemporary dance and drumming workshops for children. Corporate, community functions, family special events, weddings, receptions and house parties. Empress Nyiringango is a member of Association des professionnels de la chanson et de la musique (APCM).
Bookings: Patrick Ramsay (Metrix) - (613)255-2027 / Email: firstname.lastname@example.org/
Urban jazz soul singer and songwriter
For Bookings contact:
email@example.com / Website: www.kellyleeevans.com
Gospel Artist and Vocal Consultant. An internationally acclaimed gospel recording artist, Kathy is also a member of ACTRA as well as a World Vision Associate Artist. She is the founder and president of KGM Enterprises, and one of the founders of Creative Entertainment Development (CrED) . Kathy is also a model, actress, journalist and Gospel Radio Show host (Gospel Groove, heard weekly on one of Canada's favorite Christian radio statios, CHRI 99.1 fm, in Ottawa).
1780e Lamoureux Drive, Ottawa, ON K1E 2N4
Tel.: (613) 837-5998
Management: Johnny Blanks (J.B.)
"Imani Enterprises..."Dedicated To The Advancement Of Youth Arts & Culture"
Tel: 1-416-706-7694 (Canada)
Soca, Reggae, Zouk, Compas, Calypso, and Pop
Pianist, Composer & Producer
The Maxwell Association Inc.
(514) 945 7935
firstname.lastname@example.org / www.abelmaxwell.com
ABENA A. GREEN aka ROOTS n’RHYTHM
Roots n’Rhythm is a Ghanaian-Canadian poet who has graced stages in Toronto, Ottawa, Halifax, Truro, Antigonish, Addis Ababa( Ethiopia) and Accra (Ghana). A dancer as well, specializing in Ghanaian
traditional and modern dance and stomp, she fuses movement and rhythm into her performances.
To book Roots n’Rhythm for your festival, concert, community function or corporate event e-mail her at email@example.com.
African and blues singer/songwriter/musician
Phone:613-565-0997 / Fax:613-565-5956
Email : Web: www.mightypopo.ca
BOOKINGS : Frank Hoom, Near North Music, Box 2830, Smithers, BC V0J 2N0
NEPEAN PANHARMONICS STEEL BAND
Band performing steel pan based music.
Contact: Ashton Hughes Tel.: 613-828-9990
Steel pan musician available for performances and classes, also provides care of instruments, accessories
Tel.: (613) 291-5863
Mohamed Diarra est une référence incontournable dans le monde du djembé en Outaouais.
cell : 819-210-8913
Gospel singer who sings in English, French and Creole. Available for house parties, corporate and community functions and family special events, weddings, receptions, concerts and much more. ferline is also a respected vocal coach/teacher. and a member of L’Association des professionnels de la chanson et de la musique (APCM).
Phone Number: (613) 808-6885
Jazz, R&B, Funk for corporate events and special occasions
Phone: (613) - 277 4360
LE QUATUOR DESPAX
Formé en 2003 à Gatineau par quatre frères et sœurs, le QUATUOR DESPAX donne régulièrement des concerts de musique classique dans la capitale nationale du Canada, en Outaouais ainsi qu’à Montréal.
Téléphone : 819-661-0573
Courriel : firstname.lastname@example.org
VOICES OF PRAISE
Joy Clarke, PR/Booking Manager
VOP (Voices of Praise Gospel Group of Ottawa)
Cell: (613) 282-3584 (response in 24 hours)
E-mail: email@example.com (response in 36 hours)
Faith/Steve Johnston, Music Directors
LE GROUPE PERCUSSIMO
Percussimo is a training company which contributes to the well-being of work teams through the use of African hand drums. We create and put on shows and training sessions for the employees of businesses and organizations.
Louis Mbani, Directeur généTél.: 819-595-1963
Courriel: firstname.lastname@example.org / Web: http://www.percussimo.com/en/
African A Capella Choir
P.O. Box 53255, Ottawa, ON K1N 1C5
Tel.: (613) 834-9562
CULTURAL ARTS STUDIO SCHOOL of AFRO-CARIBBEAN DANCE
Programs are designed not only to teach dance but also to promote the development of well-rounded, culturally aware and strong principled young persons. SOULRHYTHMS : (adult dance class), Jr. Ballet Ethnic : (children ages 4-6), Sr. BalletEthnic : (children ages 7-12) , Kubuli Dance Company Program: (ages 12-18)
Suzan Lavertu, Artistic Director
Loyal Kigabiro (tambours du Burundi)
Burundian all-female dance troupe who perform mostly Burundian folks dances. The group is registered and is available for a variety of community and corporate events.
Bookings: Goretti Fukamusenge, Coordinator
Tel.: 613-627-4736 or 819-921-5549
ONYXSTASIA Canadian Dance Academy
Multifaceted company that aims to satisfy all your Afrocentric needs from Ankara fashions, to Fitness goals to Education. We promote culturally relevant curriculum in schools, and train teachers about the importance of incorporating African-centered lesson plans. We perform storytelling in the oral tradition in libraries and bring African Dance 4 Fitness classes to gyms, community centers and seniors homes.
BON BON'S CARIBBEAN RHYTHMS
Caribbean dance and cooking classes
Director: Gertrude Nzamukosha
Tel.: 613-820-3272 for bookings
Female dancers specializing in Haitian folk dance.
For bookings: Marie-Destiné at email@example.com or Edline @ 613-797-0499.
Caribbean, Latin, Classic rock, Disco
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org / Website: www.starfire.ne1.net
Jamaal Jackson Rogers
Stage name: JustJamaal ThePoet, nationally recognized Ottawa-based professional independent artist, creative entrepreneur and arts educator.
The Nth DIGRI
Stage name: Prufrock Shadowrunner
Equally at home behind his turntables or standing alone in the spotlight reciting poetry, Ottawa-based Prufrock Shadowrunner has become a highly regarded figure in the world of spoken word and hip-hop.
African inspired storytelling in the oral tradition and Caribbean patois with drumming and interactive dance.
Comic/ Master of Ceremonies, Musician (vocalist), and Spokenword Artist. Available for special events.
Bookings: Tel.: 613-722-9863
This award-winning poet, who goes by the stage name Emcee E, is also a musician and freelance journalist. He is available for festivals, corporate and community events and special occasions.
Visual arts & African crafts
Visual Artist and certified Artist-Educator specializing in small and large scale portraiture, figurative, and iconographic paintings, canvases, murals, and illustration in acrylics and assorted mixed media. Based in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
This artists is well known for his exploration of Afro futuristic concepts within the disciplines of visual arts and Spoken word poetry.
Olaf’s work with prototypeD TEAM inc., an Ottawa based collaborative design studio specializing in prefabricated homes, explores modular sustainable building solutions for affordable living in Africa. His work has been commissioned by afrobeat legend Seun kuti, the Italian chambers of commerce in Toronto, as well as numerous private collectors around the world. Komi Olaf lives in Ottawa, ON
FOR MORE INFO OR BOOKINGS: email@example.com
Multi-Disciplinary artist of west Indian decent based in Ottawa Canada. André's work has been featured in exhibits in New York, Orlando, Ottawa, Toronto and Montreal.In 2014 and 2016, André won the Ottawa regional championship for Art Battle Canada’s nation wide speed painting competition. In July 2016, André won the Art Battle National championship earning him the title of Canada's best speed painter.
Talented and experienced painter and art instructor whose vibrant creations depicting the beauty and resilience of the African spirit have graced many exhibitions.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.hamidayoub.com
Stone, and wood carvings/sculptures; framed pieces; repairs; replicas
Courriel: email@example.com /
Personalized mixed-media paintings (real fabric, jewelry, hair), textured landscapes, abstracts, portraits.
firstname.lastname@example.org / www.preazart.wix.com/paintings / facebook page: www.facebook.com/PreaZArt
BLUE NILE CRAFTS
Owner: Susan Namulindwa
Unique African crafts, dolls, baskets, baticks, drums, wall hangings, home furnishings, fabrics, beaded work, jewellery, wood works etc
Tel. 613 219 8331
AFRICAN ARTS DIRECT
Art by emerging African artists
Contact: Mr. Kwasi A. Nyarko
Toll Free:1-888-769-2787 (North America)
CARIVIBE is an annual celebration of Caribbean culture in the Nation’s Capital. It offers a diverse array of tropical rhythm, cuisine, carnival and culture. Over the years, CARIVIBE has grown into the largest Caribbean event on the local calendar. CARIVIBE’s primary mission is to provide a forum for education, community togetherness and cultural pride.
Tel.: (613) 590-1588
Email: email@example.com / Website: http: www.carivibe.com
The Cathedral Arts Program seeks to celebrate and promote the visual and performing arts by means of the unique setting offered by Ottawa's historic Christ Church Cathedral.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org / Website: www.cathedralarts.com
SPECIAL EVENTS, PROMOTERS, DJs etc...
EBONY & IVORY ENTERTAINMENT
Ottawa’s premier urban entertainment company, encompassing a broad range of services including night life promotions, street team marketing, website development, DJ services, wedding receptions, event planning and event consulting.
Tel.: (613) 590 -1588
Email: email@example.com / Website: www.ebonyandivoryent.com
complete and professional DJ services for Weddings, Receptions, Concerts, Corporate & Private events. consultations, state of the art audio & smart lighting equipment, setup and delivery. Also, specialty services such as photo booths, social media kiosks, master of ceremony and more.
Contact: (613) 261-5106 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Kenneth, aka DJ Kendee
Specializing in African and Caribbean music as well as other genres for all occasions.
RINGO MEDIA PROFESSIONAL
DJ services, sound and equipment rentals. Amazing selection of Caribbean music for weddings, dances, fundraisers. Free early set-up for any event.
Selector DJ Lt Ruck (Lionel Ruck)
DJ with 30 years experience, caters to an older professional clientele and specializes in sophisticated lounge music, up tempo lounge, jazzy & soulful beats.
LCS LIGHTHOUSE COMMUNICATIONS SERVICES
Producers of music videos, wedding and special event videos and the Ottawa Regional Maja Gospel Music Awards
SEM GROUP (Principal, Denise Siele, Event Coordinator)
Specializing in professionally produced corporate events, business meetings, workshops, seminars, trade shows, gala events, charity events, private parties.
Tel: 613 276-3274 / Tel: 613 746-3274Email: email@example.com / Website: www.semgroup.ca
Owner: Anne-Laurie Placide, Professional Event Planner
Event and wedding planning business focusing on a wide variety of ethnic celebrations.
Special Events, Home & Office Decor
Barbara Katalayi, CEO, Event Designer & Planner
We are experts at designing extraordinary and stunning events! We provide exquisite event design and planning services in Canada and worldwide. Our focus is to create exclusive custom-made event designs and luxury rental designs.
See portfolio at: www.katalyidesign.com
OHEMAA ENTERPRISE RENTALS AND DECOR
Contact: Nana Ohemaa Pinamang - 613 823 4977; email - firstname.lastname@example.org Facebook.com/ohemaaenterprise
ITEMS FOR WEDDINGS AND OTHER EVENTS: Round tablecloths, Rectangular tablecloths, Chair covers, Sashes, Table runners, Pillars, Arc, Flower vases, Flowers, and Back drops. ITEMS FOR RECEPTIONS: Wine and water glasses, Cutlery. Knapkins. Food warmers and coolers, Dinner and side plates. Call for a free quote.
MC Services for traditional African events
Chief Funmi Olumade (Iyameto of Canada)
For Adult or Children's Birthdays/Naming/ Traditional Engagements, Weddings,Cultural Dance, Community and Corporate Events Emceeing, Just Call African Queen at 416-802-0468 or EMAIL: email@example.com You will never be bored!
Speak Yoruba or Igbo in a minute with our innovative CD-Rom at $19.99 a copy.
Ms. Idowu Ladeinde
Event coordinator, MC for traditional African weddings & engagement ceremonies/parties
PHOTOGRAPHY & VIDEO SERVICES
Owner: SD Debrosse
High quality photography for all kinds of Special events. Capturing Every Moment That Matters!
Info@sdcapture.com | 613-295-9530
RÉGINALD DAVID PHOTOGRAPHY
Call (613) 709-8847
Founded in September 2014, Ottawa-based Afram Media offers a range of photography and multi-media services. Afram Media specializes in capturing your most memorable moments. From weddings to portraits to red carpet events, we customize our services to meet your every need. Book your appointment today:
Call (613) 301-0092
Propriétaire: Kevin-Koudbi Lapierre
Photographe et réalisateur à son compte. Créatif, polyvalent et artiste
oeuvrant dans la région de Gatineau/Ottawa depuis 2014.
Voici un lien démo d'anciens projets photos :
Lien de mes projets vidéos :
LAVERTU PHOTO & VIDEO
Photography and video recording services for special events
Tel.: (819) 661-5556
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org / Website: http://lavertuphoto.smugmug.com
FENELON'S PHOTOGRAPHY & VIDEO
Passport photos, special events, weddings, family portraits and video, diplomatic events
301 McArthur Ave., Ottawa, Ontario, K1L 6P2
Tel.: (613) 740-0822
Cell.: (613) 255-4435
Email: email@example.com / Website: www.fenelonvideo.com
AJ PHOTO IMAGES Wedding Photography
AJ Photo images provides a unique take on wedding photography; part journalistic, part stylistic, with a special love of smaller to mid-sized weddings that provides an intimate, personable feel.
CLOTHING & ACCESSORIES
A TOUCH OF CLASS FASHION DESIGN
Specializing in breath-taking bridal gowns and accessories, cocktail dresses, prom dresses, business suits, hats, scarves, costume jewelry and more. The boutique's owner, Daphne Spencer, is a talented and experienced designer who can create custom-made clothing for women and girls.
40 Murray Street , Ottawa, Ontario
Tel: (613) 244-0044
African-inspired clothing (for men, women and children), home decor (especially cushion covers) and accessories, including one-of-a-kind purses, satchels, neck ties and belts. Purses can also be custom made for bridal parties using clients' fabric.
Book your appointment at firstname.lastname@example.org
Made-to-measure African fashions for women, men and children as well as home decor (curtains, cushion covers etc..). Also, African fabric for sale.
Book your appointment with Huguette at 819-639-2133.
MAGBEK FASHION DESIGNS
Large selection of styles in custom-made summer wear, African outfits, lace fabrics, evening wear and bridal, ready-to-wear and custom-made outfits by designer trained at the Richard Robinson School of Fashion design.
For an appointment, call Margaret at Tel: (613) 824-6173
Owner: Vilma Laryea
Hand-made beaded jewellery in a variety of designs and colours made from semi-precious stones and special glass. Very reasonable prices!!
Tel.: 613-841-0637 or email: email@example.com
Gorgeous, hand-made, high-quality African jewellry (beaded, bone and more) as well as crafts promoting sustainable trade as well as African creativity and craftmanship.
JESIWA B. FASHIONS
Owner: Phyllis Bourne
Traditional African and contemporary fashion for men, women and youth in solids and prints, damask cotton, linen and other fabrics. Kente shawls and strips. Jewelry and accessories.
Call to book an appointment: 613-837-8245
NEW LIFE PROJECT INC.
African products you can purchase from New Life Project Inc. to help fund life-changing training programs: African clothing for men women and children (mostly made in west Africa), jewelry, shoes, bags and other accessories; home décor items; Batik print artwork and more!
Brenda Williams, Founder/President, New Life Project Inc.
Tel.: 819-770-8309; 819-639-7417
FABRIKS AND ARTS
Celebrating the colors in us: Clothing and accessories made from vibrant and colorful African fabrics that are going to make heads turn. We have clothing for men, women and children. We have earrings, necklaces, bowties, pocket squares, jewelry boxes etc. We can customize some of the products using a fabric of your choice picked from the selection of fabrics we have. Follow us on social media for new arrivals!
Etsy, Facebook & Instagram: Fabriks and Arts
NAMBICHE ARTS & CRAFTS
Beautiful beaded jewelry & keepsake boxes, ebony wood carvings, exquisite table runners, batik print wall art and more! Nambiche Arts & Crafts offers a wide variety of African home decor items, jewelry and accessories for the most discerning customer!
CRAFT AFRICA DEPOT
African clothing, footwear, jewelry, accessories, tablecloths & napkins as well as carvings, baskets and drums, and more!
BLACKGEM AFROCENTRIC FASHION DESIGN
Designer: Kahmaria Pingue
EMILIA FASHION DESIGN
Featuring African inspired designs created by Emilia Torabi, with 20 years experience in designing and creating bridal gowns, evening gowns, business suits, cocktail dresses, winter coats and outerwear. Emilia specializes in custom made designs that are unique and precisely finished pieces of art to please the women, who appreciate stylish and impeccably crafted clothing.
Owner: Emilia Torabi
Jewelry and accessories designer
LADY LAD'S AFRICAN DESIGNS
Owner: Idowu Ladeinde
Specializing in hats, evening wear, traditional African and contemporary fashion for men, women, boys and girls. Look like the African Queen or King that you are in Lady Lad's African Designs!
Tel.: (613) 834-7667
PURE JOY CREATIONS
Owner; Joyce Quist-Therson
Traditional African and contemporary attire for men, women and youth in solids and prints, damask cotton, linen, lace and other fabrics. Kente shawls and strips. Shoes, purses, jewelry and more.
SHEBA MAKEDA GLASS ART
Owner: Evelyn Duberry
Website: http://www.ShebaMakeda.com Online store: http://ShebaMakeda.etsy.com Email: Evelyn@ShebaMakeda.com
Description: Evelyn makes one of a kind, handmade glass beads. She's best known for my voluptuous, sculpted goddess beads which many clients collect or wear as personal amulets. She also creates other styles of glass beads which can be used for jewellery design or personal adornment. She accepts custom orders, to get started just send her an email or view the custom order page on her site for details. Look for her on FaceBook & Twitter as well! You may also purchase her beads (in person) at the Glass Shoppe Studio here in Ottawa, just ask Grace for ShebaMakeda’s (or Evelyn’s) beads
CINDERELLA'S WEDDING VEILS
Owner: Maria Narbonne
Specializing in custom wedding veils and church pew bows. Also, children's first communion, baptism and flower girl veils.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org / Website: www.cinderellasveils.com
Women & Men’s Clothes, Purses, Pashmina’s, Jeans, African Apparel, Shawls, Jewelry, Casual Wear, Church Hats, Sizes 0 - 26
2A-1020 St. Laurent Blvd (Kamlo Plaza, next to Mango’s Restaurant.) Ottawa, ON K1K 3B1
Tel.: 613 422-4244
HAIRCARE & BEAUTY SUPPLIES, HAIRDRESSING SALONS, BARBERS
386 Bank Street, Ottawa, ON K2P 1Y4
Tel: (613) 231-4265
330 Cumberland St., Ottawa, ON K1N 7J2
Tel: (613) 789-2179
381 Dalhousie Street, Ottawa, ON
EMERALD BEAUTY SALON
587 Bank Street, Ottawa, Ontario
597 Somerset Street West, Ottawa, ON K1R 5K1
Tel: (613) 230-3233
WARYA HAIR STYLING
247 1/2 Rochester Street, Ottawa, ON
NANA'S FASHION AND BEAUTY SUPPLIES
175 Richmond Rd, 1st Floor (Westboro)
Specializing in hair care, skin care, cosmetics, African clothing, arts & crafts and hard-to-find general merchandise. Also barber, hair extensions, braiding, weaving on site.
ELLIS UNISEX HAIR SALON
991 Wellington Street, Ottawa, ON K1Y 2Y1
AFRIMANIA BRAIDS & BEAUTY
23, Selkirk Street, Vanier, ON K1L 6N1
Tel.: (613) 241-1271
LUXU'S SALON COIFFURE UNISEX
274, Montreal Road, Vanier ON K1L 6C3
GOLDEN HAIR BEAUTY SUPPLIES/BARBER
Inside the Elmvale Mall, 1910 St. Laurent Blvd.
We specialize in retail hair products including exotic body creams, make-up, jewelry, accessories and more. We also have a saloon offering the following: Barbering, Braids, African & Canadian Twists, and Hair extensions, etc.
Opening Hours: Mondays – Fridays: 9am - 8pm; Saturdays: 9am – 7pm; Sundays: 12 noon – 5pm.
MAMA CEE Inc.
1020 St. Laurent, Unit 16, Ottawa, ON
EXTREME HAIR DESIGN
1441 Ogilvie Rd, Ottawa, ON K1J 7P3
M'S HAIR SALON
111-1220 Place d'Orleans Drive (near No Frills grocer)
3-minute walk from Place d'Orleans bus station
2430 Bank St, Ottawa, ON K1V 0T7
Tel.: (613) 736-5369
AFUSHE SALON AND SPA
Offering cuts, colours, relaxers, treatments, weaves, cornrows, loc grooming, natural hairstyling, and much more!
1177 Belanger Ave., suite 105, Ottawa ON K1H 8N7
ANGEL’S HAIR SUPPLY & ACCESSORIES
609 Center Street, Ottawa, K1K 2N8
CLAUDETTE’S COIFFURE & BOUTIQUE Inc
111-360 Croydon Avenue, Ottawa, ON K2B 8A4
Tel: (613) 596-2510
EBONY & IVORY BEAUTY SUPPLY
1846A Carling Avenue, Ottawa, ON K2A 1E3
Tel: (613) 715-9277
PAM’S HAIR CREEK
1114-A, Wellington Street, Ottawa, ON
Tel: (613) 798-9583
SOULS PARLOUR HAIR SALON
900 Greenbank Rd, Ottawa,ON K2J 1S8
Hours: Monday-closed;Tue 10.00am-6.00pm;Wed 11.00am-5.00pm;Thur & Fri-10.00am-7.00pm;Saturday: 10.00AM - 5.00PM;Sunday : Closed
HAIR DESIGNS BY PAULA
198 Greenbank Rd. Nepean, ON K2H 8P3
Sunday - Closed; Monday - Closed for the Summer
Tuesday - 10-6; Wednesday - 10-6; Thursday -10-8
Friday - 10-8; Saturday - 10-4
NY HAIR & BEAUTY WAREHOUSE INC.
2565 Baseline Road ( Baseline &
Greenbank) K2H 7B3 Ottawa, ON
Hours: Monday-Wednesday: 10-7; Thursday-Saturday: 10-8; Sunday: 12- 5
Owner: Ms. Chinenye
Shakara Designs specializes in creating and customizing hand made wigs including u-parts, full wigs and closure wigs. We also make clip-in extensions using hair wefts. We offer superior quality and craftsmanship, all at affordable prices.
Contact: Email: email@example.com
RESTAURANTS & GROCERIES, CATERING
409 Dalhousie Street, Ottawa, ON K1N 9K4
Tel.: (613) 321-4198
ALL AFRICA MARKET
411 McArthur Rd., Ottawa, ON K1K 1G7
Hours: Mon.-Wed., 9:30am-7:30pm / Thu.-Sat., 9am-8pm /Sun.,11:30am-6pm
234 Montreal Road, Vanier ON
GIGI'S MARKET - LALANNE MULTI-SERVICES
274-A, Montreal Road, Vanier ON
D.J. NELS RESTAURANT DANSANT
313 Montreal Road, Varnier, ON K1L 6B6
Tel.: 613-695-6357 / 613-297-5961
GROOVY’S ROTI HUT
292 McArthur Avenue, Vanier, ON K1L 6P2
Tel: (613) 744-1551
2208 St-Joseph, Orleans, ON K1C 1E7
3780 Fallowfield Road, Nepean, ON (Corner of Fallowfield & Greenbank)
FARE BLEND Restaurant
337 Somerset Street, West
Ottawa, ON K2P 0J8
Tel: 613 567-3700
Fax: 613 567-3706
GHANA HOUSE CUISINE
1465 Merivale Road, Unit #8 (Beside Food Basics, Merivale Road/Baseline)
This restaurant serves Ghanaian, Caribbean and Canadian dishes. Dine-In, Take-Out & Catering Services are available.
Hours of Operation: Monday – Saturday: 11am - 9pm.; Sunday: 12 noon - 7pm
Contact: Florence - 613-224-2929 / Cell: 613-286-1609
M & J TROPICAL SUPERMARKET
1509 Merivale Rd, Ottawa, ON K2G 3J3
Tel.: (613) 224-3204
SAVANNAH AFRO CARIBBEAN
1838 Bank Street, Ottawa, ON K1V 7Y6
Tel: (613) 731-7878
Idaline Tamon, gérante
La Maison Café Eben vous offre plusieurs opportunités de goûter aux plaisirs culinaires.Venez déguster et savourer nos plats locaux et internationaux!
Tél. (819) 317-9794
Yves Yole Greffin
Gâteaux de mariage, table de desserts pour toutes les occasions. Service professionnel; produits délicieux et de qualité.
ANGIE'S CATERING SERVICES
From Weddings, Corporate events, Special Events, Home entertaining, Angies Catering Services offers you a variety of food choices from African and Canadian dishes. Depending on what your needs is; we are prepared to accommodate it to the best of our abilities that will make your special event memorable
Tel : 613 820 9538 / 613 866 1454(Cell)
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
B & D CATERING SERVICES
We cater for special events and private functions. Specializing in African, Caribbean and Canadian dishes.
Tel.: 613-721-5237 or 613-820-1697
CHRISTY'S EXOTIC CAKES & PASTRIES
Cakes, pastries and sugar flowers for your special events or celebrations! Exquisite cakes made from scratch with the highest quality fresh ingredients !
Tasty and freshly baked West African pastries ( meat pies, sausage rolls, scotch eggs etc) for your enjoyment. We cater to
individuals and businesses for special events and office potlucks at very competitive prices. Our products are available for pick-up and delivery within the Ottawa region.
REHOBOTH FOODS & CATERING SERVICES
Delicious BBQ and Suya made right! We cater for all size occasions. Dine in or take-out.
2-1018 Merivale Rd., Ottawa ON K1Z 6A5
Tel.: 613-680-5870 / 613-276-5481
HOME RENOVATIONS, AUTO SERVICE & REPAIRS
Peter Jones & Son’s
Home renovations and garment alterations. Experienced handyman specializing in hardwood installation, Laminate installation, ceramic
installation, basement renovation, upgrading kitchens & bathrooms. Quotes available upon request.
Cell : 613-298-7229
St. Laurent Blvd and Donald St
410-75 Albert Street,Ottawa, On, K1P 5E7
613-789-2858 direct line
613-789 7800 main phone number
PLACES OF WORSHIP
3049 Carling Ave, Ottawa, ON K2B 7K3
CALVARY UNITED PENTECOSTAL CHURCH
Garland Hascom, Pastor
1681 Cyrville Road
CHRIST'S CHAPEL BIBLE CHURCH
2285 - A7 St Laurent Boulevard, Ottawa, ON K1G 4Z4
Tel: (613) 247-9977
CITY OF REFUGE APOSTOLIC CHURCH
Rev. K. Pryce, Pastor
43 Meadowlands Drive
CORNERSTONE HOUSE OF REFUGE APOSTOLIC CHURCH
1196 Wellington Street, Ottawa ON K1Y 2Z5
Tel: (613) 725-1432
Fax: (613) 725-5043
ÉGLISE ADVENTISTE DU 7ième JOUR FRANCOPHONE D'OTTAWA
375 King Edward Ave., Ottawa, Ontario K1N 5Y4
ÉGLISE PENTECÔTISTE UNIE DU CALVAIRE
Pastor J. Guillaume
1681 Cyrville Road
phone: 613- 590 - 7447
ETHIOPIAN EVANGELICAL CHURCH
307 Richmond Road, Ottawa, ON K1Z 6X3
Rev. Paul Campbell
320 Elgin Street
JUBILEE APOSTOLIC CHURCH
Carmen Hamilton, Pastor
740 Melfa Crescent
phone: 613 - 247 - 9349
LIGHTHOUSE COMMUNITY APOSTOLIC CHURCH
Walkley Road (at Salvation Army Citadel)
Sunday worship 1:00 p.m.
1350 Walkley Road
MIRACLE TEMPLE MINISTRIES
The Prayer Tower
2741 Pimlico Cres.
Gloucester, Ontario, K1T 2A7
NEW COVENANT APOSTOLIC CHURCH
1485 Triole Street (off Belfast )
P.O. Box 41084
Ottawa , Ontario K1G 5K9
Tel: (613) 695-5099
OTTAWA CHURCH OF GOD
1820 Carling Avenue, Ottawa ON
Tel. (613) 729-3172
OTTAWA MOSQUE (Ottawa Muslim Association)
251 Northwestern Ave.
P.O. Box 2952, Station D
Ottawa, ON, K1P 5W9
Tel: (613) 722-8763
PARKDALE UNITED CHURCH
429 Parkdale Ave, Ottawa ON K1Y 1H3
Tel. (613) 728-8656
Fax: (613) 728-9686
SEVENTH DAY ADVENTIST CHURCH OF OTTAWA
2200 Benjamin Ave., Ottawa, Ontario K2A 1P5
Tel.: (613) 728-8178
COMMUNITY ASSOCIATIONS & ORGANIZATIONS
3DREADS and a BALDHEAD
3Dreads and a Baldhead provides opportunities for people in black communities to transform their lives by maximizing their physical,mental, spiritual, and economic potential. Among the programs offered are the Be More Academy and Black Youth Conference Day (BYCD).
DreamKEEPERS initiated the celebration of Martin Luther King Day at Ottawa City Hall in 2005, as a precursor to Black History Month, with the cooperation of several Afro-Canadian organizations and the Mayor of Ottawa's office. It is a celebration of black pride, racial harmony and the non-violent resolution of social and racial injustice. The organization also collaborates with the The Canadian Martin Luther King Day Coalition to present the DreamKEEPERS Life Achievement Awards on Parliament Hill.
Contact: Daniel Stringer
Tel.: 613 792-1431
Telephone message: (613) 482-2549
Email: email@example.com / Website: www.akasan.org
ASSOCIATION FOR HIGHER EDUCATION & DEVELOPMENT (AHEAD)
P.O. Box 864 Station "B", Ottawa, ON K1P 5P9
Tel: (613) 727-2735
Fax: (613) 727-0745
BLACK CANADIAN SCHOLARSHIP FUND
The BCSF was established to provide opportunities and encourage academic excellence for qualified black students in the chosen fields of study. These opportunities are made available through the support and generous donations of many, through scholarships or bursaries.
Mailing Address: The Black Canadian Scholarship Fund, CSC(T) P.O. Box 8002, Ottawa, Ontario K1G 5H6
BLACK HISTORY OTTAWA
W.E.P., 111, Albert Street, Suite 108, P.O. Box 81081, Ottawa, Ontario K1P 1A5
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org / Website: www.blackhistoryottawa.org
INSTITUTE OF AFRICAN STUDIES (CARLETON UNIVERSITY)
The Institute of African Studies is a new inter-disciplinary institute at Carleton that brings together a wide range of expertise on African history, politics, literatures, cinemas, media, societies and cultures, legal systems and economics. It is committed to teaching, research, public policy debate and community outreach on all matters related to Africa.
Carleton University-228 Paterson Hall, 1125 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, ON K1S 5B6
Tel: (613) 520-2600 x 2220 / Fax: (613) 520-2363
Email: email@example.com / Website: http://www2.carleton.ca/africanstudies/
JAKU KONBIT (Academy of Heru Auset)
Weekly Saturday cultural and educational program for children of African descent (ages 4-17). When: Every Saturday from 11AM -2PM at 945 Wellington Street, Ottawa ON
For more information: 613-364-7998 and 613-567-0600
Mailing address: JAKU KONBIT c/o PO Box 55143, 240 Sparks Street, Ottawa, Ontario, K1P 1A1
Jeun’Espoir Jamaïque est un organisme à but non-lucratif de la région d'Ottawa au Canada composé à chaque année depuis 1995 d'une quinzaine d'adolescents qui, accompagnés d'adultes, vivent une expérience coopérative en exprimant leur solidarité avec les gens du Tiers-monde.
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org / site Internet: http://www.jeunespoir.org
ROYAL COMMONWEALTH SOCIETY (Ottawa Branch)
P.O. Box 8023 Station T, Ottawa ON K1G 3H6
JAMAICAN (OTTAWA) COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION
P.O. Box 1069, Station B, Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5R1
Phone: 613-523-9085 (voice messages only)
NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF JAMAICAN-CANADIANS
CCRA Registered Charitable No. 88993 2190 RR 0001
P.O. Box 23086, Ottawa, ON Canada K2A 4E2
NIGERIANS IN DIASPORA ORGANIZATION (Ottawa Chapter)
605 Royal York Road, Suite 106, Toronto, Ontario Canada M8Y 4G5
Contact: Mr. Kalifa Goita
Website: http: www.malienscn.ca
SOMALI CENTRE FOR FAMILY SERVICES
Somali Centre for Family Services has been serving the Somali community in Ottawa area since 1991. We provide assistance to refugees, and to immigrants in need of settlement support and integration services.
1719 Bank Street, Suite 200, Ottawa, ON K1V 7Z4
Telephone: (613) 526-2075
E-mail: email@example.com / Website: http://www.somalifamilyservices.org/index.html
SOUTH AFRICAN RAINBOW ASSOCIATION-Ottawa
P.O. Box 105, Station B, 59 Sparks Street Ottawa, ON K1P 6C3
St. VINCENT & the GRENADINES OTTAWA ASSOCIATION
P.O. Box 983, Station B,Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5R1
Tel: (613) 820-0175
St. LUCIA OTTAWA ASSOCIATION
P.O. Box 39055, Ottawa, Ontario, K1H 1A1
Tel: (613) 762-5988
Business / Professional
OTTAWA YOUNG BLACK PROFESSIONALS
YBP works to establish mentoring relationships between university students who would like guidance in career choices, or assistance in preparing applications for post-graduate studies. We also establish mentorship relationships between young and experienced professionals working in the same field. YBP events include their Friday Night Lights on the first Friday of each month, which draws professionals from all sectors.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: http://www.oybp.ca/
NETWORK OF BLACK BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL WOMEN
The Network is an action group committed to the development and support of Black business and professional women through bi-directional sharing of opportunities, information, and expertise. Mentoring and community collaboration is at the core of the Network's mandate.
Website : www.NB2PW.net.
High Commissions, Embassies & Consulates
435 Daly Ave.
Ottawa, ON K1N 6H3
Tel: (613) 789 8505
189 Laurier Ave. E
Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6P1
Tel.: (613) 234-1152
50 O'Connor St., Suite 1313
Ottawa, Ontario K1P 6L2
55 Metcalfe Street, Suite 470
Telephone: (613) 236-9517
Fax: (613) 230-4362
450 Wilbrod St.
Ottawa, ON K1N 6M8
Tel: (613) 237-1090
48 Range Rd
Ottawa, ON K1N 8J4
Tel: (613) 238-4796
170 Clemow Ave.
Ottawa, ON K1S 2B4
Tel: (613) 236-1522
388 Main St.
Ottawa, ON K1S 1E3
Tel: (613) 563-0141
454 Laurier Ave.
Ottawa, ON K1N 6R3
Tel: (613) 234-4931
75 Albert St.
Ottawa, ON K1P 5E7
Tel: (613) 234-3989
210-151 Slater St.
Ottawa, ON K1P 5H3
Tel: (613) 235-6637
42, Sussex Drive
Ottawa, ON K1M 2C9
Tel: (613) 789-1795
Fax: (613) 562-3735
4 Range Rd.
Ottawa, ON K1N 8J3
Tel: (613) 232-5301
1 Clemow St.
Tel: (613) 236-0871
80 Elgin Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 5K7
Tel: (613) 237-2008
483 Wilbrod St.
Tel: (613) 789-8444
309-151 Slater St.
Ottawa, ON K1P 5H3
Tel: (613) 235-7249
130, rue Albert, suite 1500
Ottawa, ON K1P 5G4
Tél: 613- 238-1628
fax: 613- 238-2986
9 Marlborough Av.
Ottawa, ON K1N 8E6
Tel: (613) 236-9919
151 Slater St.
Ottawa, ON K1P 5O3
Tel: (613) 233-9311
415 Laurier Ave. E
Ottawa, ON K1N 6R4
Tel: (613) 563-1773
202 Clemow St.
Tel: (613) 236-9449
649 Blair Rd
Gloucester, ON K1J 7M4
Tel: (613) 744-7995
7 Clemow St.
Ottawa, ON K1S 2A9
Tel: (613) 236-8931
50 Goulburn Ave.
Tel: (613) 232-1501
38 Range Rd.
Ottawa, ON K1N 8J4
Tel: (613) 236-7391
295 Metcalfe St.
Ottawa, ON K2P 1R9
Tel: (613) 236-0521
Organization of Eastern Caribbean States
130 Albert St., Suite 700
Ottawa, ON K1P 5G4
Tel: (613) 236-8952
121 Sherwood Dr.
Ottawa, ON K1Y 3V1
Tel: (613) 722-5835
15 Sussex Dr.
Ottawa, ON K1M 1M8
Tel: (613) 744-0330
510-85 Range Rd.
Ottawa, ON K1N 8J6
Tel: (613) 235-4000
1204-130 Albert St.
Ottawa, ON K1P 5G4
Tel: (613) 567-1480
50 Range Rd.
Ottawa, ON K1N 8J4
Tel: (613) 232-1509
12 Range Rd.
Ottawa, ON K1N 8J3
Tel: (613) 238-5916
Trinidad & Tobago
200 First St.
Ottawa, ON K1P 5E7
Tel: (613) 232-2418
515 O'Connor St.
Ottawa, ON K1S 3P8
Tel: (613) 237-0330
231 Cobourg St.
Ottawa, ON K1N 8J2
Tel: (613) 789-7797
United States of America
490 Sussex Drive
Ottawa, Ontario K1N 1G8
151 Slater Street, Suite 205
Ottawa ON K1P 5H3
332 Somerset St. W
Tel: (613) 237-4388
HEALTH & WELLNESS
SABRAH'S REFLEXOLOGY- Restoring Balance and Harmony Through your Soles
Cheryl Sandiford, RRPr
Your feet and hands have a map of your body on them. I use this map to help you to relax and also help your body to get better. All of this is drug-free. Stress can be a killer. Reflexology can help this and many other issues.
Contact info: Cheryl Sandiford 613-265-3798. She works out of New York New York Hair Salon 3625 Rivergate Way, Ottawa, ON
African Dance 4 Fitness classes and mobile workshops- corporate and private parties.
COUNSELLING & SOCIAL SERVICES
QUIET WATERS COUNSELING & PSYCHOTHERAPY
Providing individual counseling services in a warm and safe environment for a wide range of issues which include but are not limited to Depression, Anxiety, Grief, Relationship issues, Life Transitions.
Tel: (613) 371-4999
Address: 2487 Kaladar Avenue, Suite 223 Ottawa ON K1V 8B9
M. ROWE CONSULTING SERVICES
Cross-cultural counselling, life coaching, group facilitation.
AFOLABI - LAW PRACTICE
Jidé Afolabi, B.A., LL.B, LL.M Barrister & Solicitor
(Legal services for small, mid-sized and family businesses) . Call, email or fill the website form for an appointment.
Bruce Gilpin B.A., LL.B.
Barrister & Solicitor specializing in family law settlements. All inquiries welcome.
800 - 200 Elgin Street Ottawa, Ontario K2P 1L5
Office - 613-233-7747
Fax - 613-233-2374
Taiwo Olalere B.A.., LL.B.
Barrister and Solicitor specialized in immigration law.
Olalere Law Office
255 Albert Street, Suite 600, Ottawa, Ontario, K1P 6A9
Tel.: (613) 799-7572 www.canadianimmigrationlawyer.com
DOUBLECHECK INCOME TAX SERVICE
Joseph B Colas, CGA
Specializing in tax return preparation, income tax services, bookkeeping.
267 O'Connor St, Ottawa, ON K2P 1V3
Financial Security Advisor, Life Insurance and Investment Broker
Victory Tax and Accounting Services
Accountants with a Professional Touch
Specializing in: preparation of financialsStatements, Efile/Netfile preparation/filing of taxes (T1, T2, T3, T4), complete bookkeeping services, government remittances (eg. GST, PST, HST, ),bBusiness plan creation, payroll tax planning, budgeting, forecasting, non-profit accounting
Tel: (613) 790-3407
SPORTS & FITNESS
OTTAWA PHOENIX BASKETBALL CLUB
ROCKERS UNITED SOCCER CLUB
Info: Peter Nesbeth: (613) 769-5141
SOCARAMBA with Alex Eloïse
Dance your worries away! A great aerobic workout featuring up- beat Caribbean music followed by a lower body strength segment. Movement with muscle and more.