Cecil Foster. Photo credit Sharon Beckford Foster

Cecil Foster is a leading author, academic, journalist and public intellectual. His work speaks about the challenges that Black people have encountered historically in Canada in their efforts to achieve respect and recognition for their contribution to what is now a multicultural Canada. He highlights their fight for social justice and human dignity. In particular, Foster addresses the issues of immigration in his critical discussions on who is a Canadian in the ever-evolving social narrative toward a genuine multicultural Canada.

Events Cecil Foster was involved in

  • Toronto Lit Up: Cecil Foster

    Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 7:00 PM

    Join Biblioasis and the Toronto International Festival of Authors in celebrating the release of Cecil Foster’s They Call Me George: The Untold History of Black Train Porters and the Making of Modern Canada through Toronto Lit Up!