Bracebridge Lawyer Receives Ontario Medal For Good Citizenship
The Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario invested Bracebridge lawyer Jean Polak and seven others with the Ontario Medal for Good Citizenship yesterday, saying that all of the recipients have demonstrated a common devotion to Ontario.
Dowdeswell, said that good citizenship is the foundation of a society that aspires to be resilient and described Polak as a gift to her community. “Whether defending the most vulnerable, assisting those in difficult times, protecting the environment or enriching the community, it is done with enthusiasm and compassion,” she said.
“The civic leadership of these awardees is helping to shape our future as well as our present,” she added.