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City of Kitchener Councillor Receives Long-Standing Service Award

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City of Kitchener Councillor Receives Long-Standing Service Award

McGuinty Government Honours Municipal Official

Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing

Former Councillor Christina Weylie of the City of Kitchener is the recipient of a 25-year Long-Standing Service Award from the Province of Ontario.

Christina Weylie has been committed to serving the people of Kitchener since first elected in 1984. Actively involved in her community, she has been a key player in a number of working groups initiated to tackle issues of crime and safety in the City of Kitchener.

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  • Long-Standing Service Awards are given to municipally-elected officials with at least 25 years of service. The program was introduced by the Ontario government in 2004.
  • Municipally-elected officials with 50 years of service are recognized with a similar award first introduced in 2006.
  • Service does not have to be consecutive or with the same municipality for these awards.

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“The Long-Standing Service Award is a fitting tribute to recognize the hard work and commitment of our locally elected officials. I would like to thank Councillor Weylie for her ongoing dedication to public service.”

Rick Bartolucci

Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing

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