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The Outstanding Canadians Awards Council Sets Recognition Rites



By Tony A. San Juan, OCT.
Toronto-Canada
September 11, 2017

 
 


The recognition event  is a special project of  O.C.A. , a  17-year old community-based organization. Moreover, it is  in commemoration of Canada's 150th anniversary year of confederation. OCA is a provincially- registered non-profit and volunteer-run organization of community organizers, civic leaders and practicing professionals in Ontario. It is currently developing a sustainable scholarship project for targeted  needy-but -deserving high school students in the Philippines.

OCA is under the chairmanship of Ray Alix, an Ontario Certified Teacher (OCT) and a current teacher in a Toronto Catholic secondary school. Alix is also the founding president of Batangas Provincial Association of Canada ( BPAC) and a former Scarborough Ward 14 alderman candidate in 1982. He is being ably supported by members of the  OCA executive council, namely: co-chair Lorenzo "Jun" Villaruz, executive officer Roy Start and outreach officer Maria Guiao. Toronto Councillor Norm Kelly is OCA honourary chair.

The awards committee will be honouring outstanding Canadians under 12  award categories . Recipients will receive each with  a golden medallion. a certificate of  recognition and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's citation merit.  Awardees are nominated and selected by a Panel of Judges based on established criteria in the following areas : 1) Business, 2)  Citizenship, 3) Community Organizations, 4) Culture, 5) Education, 6) Health, 7) Heritage, 8) Leadership, 9) Medicine, 10) Technology, 11) Volunteerism, and 12) Special Citations. The nominees have all resided & worked in Canada and also served in the community for a minimum of 15 years.

Amongst the 200  prominent community personalities nominated for the outstanding awards are : E. Aguinaldo, Dr. M. Andres,  M. Arnaldo, Dr. E. Bernabe, J. Cabrias, L. Cana, T. Cusipag, Dr. E. De Villa, R. Datol, Atty. R. Fabregas, M. Galeon, H. Garcia, F. Gerardo, H. Guarin, Dr. A. Herrera, R. Javier, E. Lee, R. Mangante, A. Miranda, M. Mogado, Col. J. Nonato, Atty. J. Ortega, A. Pacis, P. Pagao, Dr. F. Portugal, Dr. F. Rementilla, Ma. San Juan, Dr. V. Santiago, M. Serrano, T. Torralba, C. Unas, Atty. A. Villarin, E. Yanga, and J. Zagala. For a full list of nominees and other announcements, please visIt the site: www.outcan.ca
The general public is cordially invited to this very special and significant community event. 

For tickets and further information, interested parties are requested to directly contact : Ray Alix at: outcan@rogers.com or Jun Villaruz at: 
villaruzjr@gmail.com  
( Tony A. San Juan). 




The Outstanding Canadian Awards, an Ontario-registered, non-profit & volunteer-run organization composed of civic leaders, community leaders and professionals. Organized in 2000, OCA has for its primary goal and mandate  of recognizing and honouring outstanding Canadians with respect to their exemplary contributions, excellent commitment  and magnanimous service  in the broad-based community as well as in their respective fields of disciplines and endeavours,.. It also aims to offer and operate a scholarship program of helping needy - but- deserving students in their academic pursuits. OCA is being spearheaded by Ray Alix, an Ontario Certified Teacher( OCT) & currently  a Toronto Catholic secondary school teacher; a former Scarborough Ward 14 Alderman (Councillor) candidate in 1982 and founding president of Batangas Provincial Association of Canada (BPAC). .



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