Youth in Motion launches Top 20 Under 20(TM) 2010 - National call for
applications and nominations

TORONTO, Nov. 4 /CNW/ - Today marks the official open call for applications and nominations to Youth in Motion's Top 20 Under 20(TM) Awards 2010. The award celebrates and honours young Canadians who have demonstrated a significant level of innovation, leadership and achievement but not have reached the age of 20."

""Our experience as lead partner with the Top 20 Under 20(TM) Program these past six years has been nothing short of inspiring," said Charles Brindamour, President & CEO, Intact Financial Corporation."Top 20 Under 20(TM) alumni, spring boarded by their experience in the program, have gone on to make their mark worldwide as well as in their local communities in Canada."

The deadline for applications is 4:30pm, January 22, 2010. The 2010 award winners will be announced at an inspirational breakfast ceremony open to the public on June 3, 2010 in Toronto. The 20 young leaders will be flown into Toronto all expenses paid and receive a cash prize of $5,000 dollars to be used towards an educational experience of their choosing.

Award Application Kits can be downloaded at:

Founded by Youth in Motion, Top 20 Under 20(TM) is a national youth award and mentoring program that offers a unique blend of recognition and encouragement to Canadian youth. Top 20 Under 20(TM) seeks out and rewards young Canadians who demonstrate significant innovation, achievement, and leadership. The program is presented by Youth in Motion and co-funded by the Intact Foundation and Intact Insurance.

Gold Partners: BMO Capital Markets, CTVglobemedia, The Institute of the Chartered Accountants of Ontario and PepsiCo Canada. Silver Partners: Heritage Canada, The Keg Spirit Foundation, Winners Merchants International L.P.

Be inspired! Read more about this year's Top 20 Under 20(TM) Award recipients today visit or

More information on charitable giving and Youth in Motion, can be found at

SOURCE Youth In Motion

For further information: For further information: Media information: Contact: Jennifer Basso, Youth In Motion, Office: (416) 962-4192, Mobile: (416) 887-9262, Email:; Website:,

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