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Queen's Park Ceremony Honours Ontario's Heroes And Their Families

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Queen's Park Ceremony Honours Ontario's Heroes And Their Families

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Premier Dalton McGuinty paid tribute to fallen soldiers, firefighters and police officers at a special ceremony at Queen's Park today.

The Premier presented Tribute to the Fallen plaques, in remembrance of their loved ones, to the families of:


Corporal Joshua Caleb Baker, Canadian Forces, died February 2010

Corporal Brendan Anthony Downey, Canadian Forces, died July 2008

Warrant Officer Charles J. Sheppard, Canadian Forces, died October 2005

Master Corporal Scott Francis Vernelli, Canadian Forces, died March 2009


Platoon Chief Clifford Barrett, Sault Ste. Marie Fire Department, died April 2010

Firefighter John Duffield, Sarnia Fire Department, died August 2011

Firefighter Leonard Duquette, Welland Volunteer Fire Company, died September 2005

Firefighter Kevin Gordon, Uxbridge Fire Department, died July 2011

Captain Frank Leclair, Quinte West Fire Services, died August 2011

Firefighter James Colin Macdonald, Scarborough Fire Department, died July 2011

Lieutenant Alex D. MacDonald, Ottawa Fire Services, died February 2008

Firefighter James Alton MacLean, Toronto Fire Services, died July 2011

Acting Captain Sylvester J. Maj, Toronto Fire Services, died June 2011

Firefighter Maynard McEwan, Ottawa Fire Services, died May 2010

Deputy Chief Joseph Stojkiewicz, Timmins Fire Department, died July 2011


Sergeant Ryan Russell, Toronto Police, died January 2011

Constable Garrett Styles, York Regional Police, died June 2011



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