Results: 2008

  • 2008 M-B Award - Greater Toronto

    Lucia Stephenson

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  • 2008 Dedication Award - Toronto

    Child and Family Support Services Team

    TNO’s Child and Family Support Services is comprised of many programs, including the Ontario Early Years Centre and Violence Against Women. What is remarkable about this team is that they go beyond the call of duty to help others. When it comes to compassion, they don’t see boundaries or reservations. Even when they know that […]

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  • 2008 Team Achievement Award - Toronto

    The Dovercourt Team

    Amazingly, this team has been working together for over 25 years! These three individuals always put the needs of the kids of the community ahead of their own. They work as a team in the knowledge that by working together they can have a greater impact on the community. Over the years they have been […]

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  • 2008 Team Achievement Award - Toronto

    The Spot Team

    With a very strong youth-centred approach, The Spot team was able to come together in the fall of 2006 to open a state of the art youth hub at the corner of Jane & Finch. Together they worked with local youth to brand the Centre, determine programming, and establish a reputation beyond compare. Now it […]

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  • 2008 Team Achievement Award - Toronto

    Jamestown-Mount Olive-Silverstone Youth Outreach Team

    The Jamestown-Mount Olive-Silverstone Youth Outreach Team of Yorktown Child and Family Centre has the responsibility to connect to families and youth in Rexdale, as well as promote community development. Together they demonstrate exemplary commitment to creating positive social change. The team members: Derick, Abokor and Ali are amazing individuals with boundless energy and ideas. They […]

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  • 2008 Innovation Award - Toronto

    Mulugeta Abai


    Mulugeta is the Executive Director of CCVT, the Canadian Centre for Victims of Torture. He was among the most active members of the Canadian network for the integration and resettlement of refugees, particularly those uprooted from Asia, Africa, and Latin America. In the course of many years, Mulugeta has come up with multiple innovations towards […]

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  • 2008 Innovation Award - Toronto

    Melanie Robitaille

    Melanie has been with College-Montrose Children’s Place for more than 10 years, running programs for families with children 0 to 6 years of age. Her drive and determination, coupled with her sensitivity and integrity, give her the extraordinary ability to relate to all families that visit the centre. She takes initiative in supporting diversity and […]

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  • 2008 Innovation Award - Toronto

    Michele Chai

    As a community health promoter, Michele presents external workshops on healthy sexuality to diverse communities of youth. She developed the Bust Tha Myth workshops – engaging young men on topics that interest them (like basketball, music, video games, etc.) and then discussing healthy relationships, male roles and masculinity, HIV, sexually transmitted infections, safer sex, and […]

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  • 2008 Innovation Award - Toronto

    Michael James

    Michael has created a senior-friendly computer facility that is second to none in Toronto. This computer lab is on the cutting edge of innovation and keeps up with the latest software. Michael has increased the number of students and classes in every session during the last year (3,000 students in total since its inception in […]

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  • 2008 Dedication Award - Toronto

    Cathy Providence

    Cathy consistently demonstrates her ability to motivate and inspire others and always provides excellent service to clients. As the ultimate team player she shares her knowledge and encourages others to think outside the box. She strives to develop her staff by seeking out opportunities for continuous improvement. Team spirit and staff moral within her department […]

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