Domestic Pioneers

The Caribbean Domestic Pioneers

Their Inspirational Story

A video documentary by Garmamie Sideau on the journey of some Black domestic workers who migrated to Ottawa from the Caribbean in late 1950s to the late 1970’s.
Preserving their legacy, honouring their contributions and celebrating their accomplishments now and always

Jaku Konbit currently hosts a Call Me! Let’s Chat Program, which connects seniors to the community and increases the opportunities for them to participate in community events, increases access to cultural food as well as combating isolation.

To view the Domestic Pioneers documentary online please email us at:, and a link will be provided.

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Ottawa's Caribbean Domestic Pioneers - CHC|CPC