TORONTO, June 2, 2011 /CNW/ - Today we celebrate the achievements of 20
dynamic young Canadians at the eighth Annual Top 20 Under 20™Award
Breakfast at Arcadian Court. Presented by Youth in Motion and sponsored
by Intact Insurance and Intact Foundation, the Top 20 Under 20™ Award
has three pillars: Innovation, Leadership and Achievement. Prepare to
be inspired by their incredible accomplishments and compelling personal
stories, as the 2011 Top 20 Under 20™ Leaders describe their innovative
projects, community achievements and lessons in leadership.
This unique event invites the public to meet and hear from 20
outstanding youth, each one selected after a rigorous and impartial
judging process. A highly supportive audience turns out to show its
confidence in Canada's top emerging talent and to learn about the Top
20 Under 20™ year-long leadership development and mentoring model. The
2011 Leaders range in age from 15 - 19 and represent a cross section of
diverse communities from coast to coast.
As part of a leadership summit, Intact Financial Corporation will
welcome these young leaders to meet with senior executives who share
their perspectives on the importance of time management and finding the
right work-life balance.
"We're proud and honoured to celebrate Canada's Top 20 young leaders.
The dedication, commitment and energy of these bright young stars has
resulted in significant contributions to healthcare and stronger
communities in Canada and abroad. The passion exhibited by the Top 20
is truly inspirational," said Charles Brindamour, President & CEO of
Intact Financial Corporation.
The Top 20 Under 20™ Award Program major supporters include Intact
Insurance, Intact Foundation, BMO Capital Markets, PepsiCo Canada, CTV
Inc., and the Institute of the Chartered Accountants of Ontario. Top 20
Under 20™ rewards young Canadians who show significant innovation,
achievement, and leadership.
The 2011 Top 20 Under 20™ Leaders are: Ivneet Bains (BC); Jennifer Cloutier (ON); Darren Cole (ON); Corey
Cook (MB); Sameer Dhar (AB); Megan Fultz (AB); Tiffany Harrington (ON);
Mohsin Khan (ON); Ben Kim (ON); Rita-Clare LeBlanc (NS); Michael Lim,
(BC); Yale Michaels (MB); Adam Moscoe (ON); Madison Schill (ON); Corey
Sherwood (ON); Rui Song (SK); Grant Sparling (ON); Caitlin Stockwell
(BC); Jacinthe Veillette (QC); Anoop Virk (BC)
Bios for each recipient are available by emailing Jennifer Basso: email@example.com
Presented by Youth in Motion and sponsored by Intact Insurance and
Intact Foundation, Top 20 Under 20™ is a national youth award and mentoring program, offering recognition
and unique opportunities to Canadian youth. Top 20 Under 20™ rewards
young Canadians who show significant innovation, achievement, and
2011 Top 20 Under 20™ Award Breakfast: June 2nd
Arcadian Court, 401 Bay Street, 8th floor
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
7:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
The event will be emceed by Scott Laurie, CTV News. Special thanks to
Ministry of Economic Development and Trade, Event Sponsor of the Top 20
Under 20™ Award Breakfast.
™Intact Design is a trademark of Intact Financial Corporation used under
SOURCE Youth in Motion
For further information:
Contact: Jennifer Basso | Communications and Media Specialist
Office: 416.962.4946 | Mobile: 416.887.9262 | E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Website: www.youth-in-motion.ca / www.top20under20.ca