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2008 CMHA National Award Winners

The National Awards program recognizes the outstanding efforts of CMHA volunteers and staff members in communities throughout Canada who exemplify the spirit of the Association. CMHA salutes the award winners for their efforts to make a difference in mental health in Canada. In 2008, the recipients of awards were as follows:

C.M. Hincks Award

Steve Lurie

Aleck Trawick, Q.C Award

Dalhousie Legal Aid Society

CMHA Staff Award

Street Outreach and Stabilization Program (SOS) (Alberta)

Jean McBrine (New Brunswick)

Joyce McDonald (Nova Scotia)

Consumer Involvement Award

Olivier Martini

Participatory Action Research

Edward J. Pennington Innovation Award

Diane Doherty

Freddi Ford Award

Jane MacKinnon, selected and presented by Canadian Association of Suicide Prevention

Majorie Hiscott Keyes Award

North End Community Health Centre

Media Award

CBC Radio One – Sounds Like Canada, “A Cruel Confusion” (Produced by Phillip Ditchburn / Presented by Shelagh Rogers)

National Distinguished Service Award

William (Bill) Calbeck (Prince Edward Island)

Outstanding Volunteer Service Award

Don Boddy (Manitoba)