Community members say they want to buy back site of historic Black community centre, once the 'heartbeat of Little Burgundy'

A group in Little Burgundy is trying to reclaim a piece of land in the neighbourhood that once belonged to the historic Black community centre.

Victor Paris, one of the members of the committee looking to revive the community centre, practically grew up there.

It’s where he played his first basketball game.

It’s also the neighbourhood where his parents, uncles and aunts grew up.

By the time his father came out of the army and was ready to settle down, the area was already gentrifying….

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