ONTARIO HONOURS ROAD SAFETY RECIPIENTS ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
INDIVIDUALS, COMMUNITY GROUPS AND ORGANIZATIONS WHO WORK TIRELESSLY TO IMPROVE THE SAFETY OF ONTARIO’S ROADS AT THE COMMUNITY AND PROVINCIAL LEVELS WERE HONOURED BY THE ONTARIO MINISTRY OF TRANSPORTATION AT AN IMPRESSIVE EVENT HELD IN KLEINBURG ON JUNE 13
Transportation Minister Steven Del Duca congratulated the Road Safety Achievement Award recipients selected by an independent panel of judges with representatives drawn from government, public health, injury prevention and road safety disciplines. The 2016 award recipients included Roz Sonshine (Volunteer), OPP Constable Beth Ethier (Professional), Timiskaming Bus Buddies (Partnership), Manitoulin Broadcasting (Media), ERB Group of Companies (Corporate Leadership) and Pledge to Ignore – York Region (Initiative of the Year).
A special Lifetime Achievement Award was given to Anne Leonard, former Executive Director of arrive alive Drive Sober. The Ministry’s Road User Safety Division - Divisional Partnership Award was presented to Ross Mckenzie from Waterloo Centre for Automotive Research.
The Road Safety Achievement Awards were established in 1996 by the ministry to recognize excellence in the promotion of road safety awareness in Ontario.
MCKENZIE – WATERLOO CENTRE FOR AUTOMOTIVE RESEARCH ROAD USER SAFETY DIVISIONAL PARTNERSHIP AWARD: ROSS
ROAD SAFETY PROFESSIONAL AWARD: OPP CONSTABLE BETH ETHIER
ROAD SAFETY ACHIEVEMENT VOLUNTEER: ROZ SONSHINE
CORPORATE LEADERSHIP IN ROAD SAFETY: ERB GROUP OF COMPANIES