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  • December 13, 2017

Recognizing Exceptional Women in Kingston and the Islands

Ontario Celebrates Leadership

Ontario is recognizing the women and girls who are making a difference in their communities. Nominations are now open for the annual Leading Women/Leading Girls Building Communities Recognition program, an award for women and girls who are improving the lives of others through volunteer work. Since its launch in 2006, nearly 1000 women and girls from across Ontario have been recognized for their exceptional contributions to their communities.

Individuals, organizations, schools and community groups are encouraged to contact MPP Kiwala for information on how they can nominate Kingston area women for this award. The nomination period begins now and closes January 20, 2018.  

The Ontario Government is honoured to work with women’s groups and community organizations across the province to support women and girls and advance gender equality.

Recognizing the civic contribution of women and girls is part of Ontario’s plan to create jobs, grow our economy and help people in their everyday lives.

QUOTE

“The leadership of women and girls is essential to creating a fair society and strong economy in Ontario. I am honoured to recognize women and girls in my community through the Leading Women/Leading Girls Building Communities Recognition Program.”

- MPP Sophie Kiwala, Kingston and the Islands

 

QUICK FACTS  

  • Nomination forms are available through local MPP offices.
  • The Leading Women/ Leading Girls Building Communities Recognition Program honours girls under the age of 18 and women 18 years and older.
  • Women’s History Month is a national celebration of the women who have shaped Canada.
  • Leading Women/ Leading Girls Building Communities Recognition Program  

 

LEARN MORE  

MPP Sophie Kiwala, Kingston and the Islands
2-303 Bagot Street, LaSalle Mews, Kingston, ON
613-547-2385
skiwala.mpp.co@liberal.ola.org

Attachments:

Pdf icon Leading Women Nomination Form Nomination form for Leading Women nominees from Kingston and the Islands Pdf icon Leading Women Nomination Form- French Nomination form for Leading Women nominees from Kingston and the Islands

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