Ontario Awards Exceptional Employees
McGuinty Government Shines The Spotlight On Corrections
A corrections worker saved a family from a house fire. Two others saved a woman from severe cold. These are among the stories behind the awards the Ontario government handed to seven correctional services employees today.
Minister of Community Safety and Correctional Services Rick Bartolucci presented the awards for outstanding acts of bravery, humanitarian services, and contribution to the field of corrections at a ceremony in Sudbury.
Created in 1987, the Minister's Exceptional Achievement Awards recognize individuals in correctional services who have distinguished themselves through valuable contributions and achievements.
This year's award recipients are
- Lorney Bob, Contribution to the Field of Corrections Award
- Chad Chambo, Bravery Award
- Garry Pinder, Contribution to the Field of Corrections Award
- Lori Stockton, Contribution to the Field of Corrections Award
- Gary Trevisan, Contribution to the Field of Corrections Award
- Angie Zuke, Humanitarian Service Award
- Mike Zuke, Humanitarian Service Award.
- In Ontario, there are over 7,000 employees and more than 3,000 volunteers working in Correctional Services.
- Correctional Services operates 31 correctional facilities and 119 probation and parole offices across the province.
“The recipients of these awards have set great examples through their exceptional actions and achievements. I'm very proud to be honouring them here today.”