Tomorrow, November 21, the Mayor’s Community Safety Awards ceremony will take place, at 5:30p.m. (official ceremony begins at 6 p.m.) in the Rotunda of Toronto City Hall, 100 Queen St. W. in Ontario, Canada.
Five innovative local projects on community safety will receive from Mayor Rob Ford:
- $1,000 to further the work of the community safety project (from Bell, a long-time sponsor of the Mayor’s Community Safety Awards program)
- A certificate of recognition
- Recognition at the awards ceremony
Deputy Chief of Police Michael Federico and Lena Demarco, Bell’s Regional Director Community Affairs will also be in attendance.
Each project must fulfill the following criteria in order to be eligible for a Mayor’s Community Safety Award:
- Promote violence prevention, reduce violence, help victims and/or increase community safety
- Demonstrate innovation and serve as a model to other groups, individuals and communities
- Encourage and develop partnerships in building safer, stronger communities
- Be initiated by a Toronto-based organization and benefit Toronto communities.
- Not have previously received a Mayor’s Community Safety Award
Please note that projects operated by the City of Toronto’s Agencies, Boards, Commissions, and/or Divisions or by other orders of government are not eligible to receive awards.
Stay tuned to find out about the five innovative local projects that have made unique contributions to community safety in Toronto.