Top 25 Canadians Award winners named

Over the past few months CARP, Canada’s Association for the 45+, has been calling on its members to submit their nominations for a person, or persons, who they believe has made a difference in the lives of Canadians as they age.

CARP suggested everyone may know someone who is:

• a caregiver, whose approach is based upon compassion, respect and the right to dignity for all humans;

• an advocate who without fanfare, has helped individuals or groups gets things done;

• an advisor, or mentor, who has inspired others through their leadership;

• a volunteer who always seems to have time to do something for others;

• a business person who demonstrates a strong sense of community building;

• an author, or artist, whose work inspires us

Nominations came in from coast to coast and were reviewed by the selections committee. They were announced at CARP’s 25th General Annual Meeting. (Winners will be contacted by mail to receive their awards.)

Here is a list of the winners:

Winners of CARP’s Top 25 Canadians Award

1. Wayne Burnett (Toronto, ON)

2. Redvers Cainey (New Brunswick)

3. Keith Cameron (Halifax)

4. Herb Carnegie (Toronto, ON)

5. Pat Davidson (Whiterock, BC)

6. Ian Downie (Toronto, ON)

7. Olive Fielding (Peachland, Okanagan Valley, BC)

8. Gilles Fournier (Edmunston, NB)

9. Marjorie Gardner (Gloucester, ON)

10. Ida Herbert (Brechin, ON)

11. Vimal Kochhar (Don Mills, ON)

12. Lillian & Murray Morgenthau (Toronto, ON)

13. Beverley Smith (Calgary, AB)

14. Guylaine Terriault-Carriere (Nepean, ON)

15. Sherri Torjman (Ottawa, ON)

16. Fred Vella (London, ON)

17. Riet Vink (Halifax, NS)

18. Carol Welch (Brier Island, NS)

19. Charles Melville “Red” Williams (Saskatchewan)

20. Charlotte Wilson-Hammond (Clam Harbour, NS)

21. Patricia Lang (Thunder Bay, ON)

22. Al Lloyd (Kingston, ON)

23. Doreen MacDonald (Red Deer, AB)

24. Patience Davidson (White Rock, BC)

25. James Floyd (Etobicoke, ON)