Interview Opportunity - The Honourable David C. Onley, Lieutenant Governor of
Ontario to present the Heritage Canada Foundation 2009 National Awards

OTTAWA, Sept. 23 /CNW Telbec/ - The Heritage Canada Foundation is pleased to announce that The Honourable David C. Onley, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, will be presenting the 2009 Heritage Canada Foundation National Awards at a special ceremony to be held in Toronto on September 25, 2009.

The National Awards Program is the most prestigious recognition for achievement and excellence in the field of built heritage conservation in Canada.

The recipients of this year's juried awards recognizing individual merit are Dr. Harold Kalman of Vancouver, British Columbia, for the Gabrielle Léger Award for Lifetime Achievement in Heritage Conservation in recognition of his momentous contribution as practitioner, advocate and educator in the field of heritage conservation in Canada and Mr. Stephen Otto of Toronto, Ontario, as the winner of the Lieutenant Governor's Award for Outstanding Achievement in Heritage Conservation at the Provincial Level for his work in the protection and promotion of Ontario's heritage legacy.

Included in the celebrations are the recipients of one of the 2009 non-juried National Achievement Awards Jordan Grant and Jeremy Grant of Caledon, Ontario, for their successful rehabilitation and adaptive reuse of the Alton Mill Complex.

The recipients will be celebrated at the Gala Awards Ceremony and Reception being held on Friday, September 25, 2009 in Toronto at the Artscape Wychwood Barns, a unique award-winning environmental rehabilitation project.

The Heritage Canada Foundation is a national charitable organization dedicated to the preservation of Canada's built heritage and historic places.

Click the Backgrounder on the 2009 Heritage Canada Foundation National Award recipients.

SOURCE Heritage Canada Foundation

For further information: For further information: Carolyn Quinn, Director of Communications, cquinn@heritagecanada.org, Telephone: Cell (613) 797-7206

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