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Minister Leela Aheer on Black History Month in Alberta


All through February CKUA is celebrating Black History Month with a variety of perspectives from across the Black Albertan community.

And for a sense of how the Alberta government is officially marking Black History Month, CKUA’s Grant Stovel caught up with Leela Aheer.

She’s Alberta’s Minister of Culture, Multiculturalism, and Status of Women. She started off by talking about the history of Black culture in Alberta: