Samuel Getachew is an Ethiopian Canadian activist based in Toronto. He has a passion for Canadian and American politics. He’s worked on many political campaigns including that of then Senator Barack Obama. He’s also passionate about international development as well as community activism. He writes a column for Tzta newspaper. He’s also written for www.swaymag.ca, the Toronto Sun and the Ottawa Citizen newspapers. He’ll be travelling later on this year to every province and territory within Canada to pay tribute to leading Canadians of the past such as Former Prime Ministers John Diefenbaker, Louis St Laurent and the father of Canadian Medicare, Tommy Douglas.