Chief Constable Mike Ewles and Constable Terry Rayner were honoured Wednesday night as Public Heroes by the multicultural community in the Greater Toronto Area.
The Intercultural Dialogue Institute (GTA chapter) held its annual Friendship Dinner and presented a Lifetime Achievement Award to Chief Constable Ewles as well as a community award to Cst. Terry Rayner.
The Public Heroes GTA 2014 Award Ceremony & Dinner honours outstanding police officers, firefighters, and paramedics from Toronto, Peel, York, and Durham. The event was held at the Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre in Toronto.
Chief Ewles was recognized for his lifetime commitment to diversity and for equal opportunities for everyone in society. Cst. Rayner was also recognized for his numerous charitable works, including helping kids access sports and recreational opportunities.
Region of Durham CAO Garry Cubitt sits on the advisory board of the IDI and was also at the event.
For more information about the IDI and this event, click here.
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Chief Ewles Accepts His Award (JPG file, 167.2K bytes)
Chief Ewles, Cst. Rayner and CAO Cubitt (JPG file, 180.1K bytes)
Cst. Rayner Addresses the Audience (JPG file, 159.1K bytes)