Verdun commemorates Fred Christie


As February begins, the borough of Verdun and The Round Table on Black History Month non-profit organization commemorates one-time resident Fred Christie, one of the earliest people to fight discrimination in Montreal.

“February is black history month,” said current Verdun Mayor Jean-Francois Parenteau. “I am very proud to share with you the story of Fred Christie, un grand Verdunois.”

Read more about the story in today’s Suburban and the memorial page set up in his honour.

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