Media advisory - Young Ontarians to be honoured for their leadership in eliminating racial discrimination

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Media advisory - Young Ontarians to be honoured for their leadership in eliminating racial discrimination

Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration

TORONTO, Dec. 8 - The Honourable James K. Bartleman, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, will host this year's Lincoln M. Alexander Award ceremony tomorrow morning. The award's namesake, former Lieutenant Governor Lincoln M. Alexander, will present the awards to the recipients. Dr. Marie Bountrogianni, Minister of Citizenship and Immigration and Minister of Children's Services and Richard Patten, Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Education will also speak at the ceremony. Howard Chung, 20, of Toronto, Rochelle McAlister, 25, of Toronto, and Nicole Pocsai, 18, of Dundas will be honoured with the 2003 Lincoln M. Alexander Award for promoting racial harmony and the elimination of racial discrimination. Location: Lieutenant Governor's Suite First Floor, Ontario Legislature Building Queen's Park Date: December 9, 2003 Time: 10:00 a.m. For more information, visit www.gov.on.ca/citizenshipFor further information: Contacts - Anne Boody, Minister's Office, (416) 325-6207; Eliot Sargon, Citizenship and Immigration, (416) 314-7388