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September 14, 2013

Award recipients will be honoured at JIBC Gala on November 28

North Shore Rescue and Former Judge Thomas Braidwood among award recipients

North Shore Rescue, one of the oldest search and rescue teams in Canada, and The Honourable Thomas Braidwood, QC, are among individuals and organizations to be recognized for outstanding contributions to justice, public safety, and community leadership at the 12th annual Justice Institute of British Columbia (JIBC) Foundation Awards for Justice and Public Safety Gala, presented by Scotiabank.

The Awards Gala will take place at the Hyatt Regency Vancouver on November 28, 2013. Proceeds from the event will support student scholarships, bursaries and awards; fund research opportunities; and assist with the purchase of equipment and other learning tools for JIBC, Canada’s leading public safety educator.

2013 Award recipients to be honoured at the Gala include:

  • North Shore Rescue
    Dr.  Joseph H. Cohen Award
  • The Honourable Thomas R. Braidwood, QC
    Anthony P. Pantages, QC Medal
  • Brent Nolasco
    JIBC Foundation Heroes & Rescue Award
  • Eric Harris, QC, Harris & Company LLP
    JIBC Foundation Community Leadership Award

For more information, visit the Awards Gala web page.

Purchase tickets now.  Early Bird ticket pricing is available until September 27, 2013.

About Justice Institute of British Columbia

 Based in New Westminster, Justice Institute of British Columbia (JIBC) is Canada's leading public safety educator, and a world leader in justice and public safety education and applied research.

JIBC serves 27,000 students annually, with career programs, continuing education, and professional upgrading courses that emphasize experiential learning and that lead to a range of credentials, including bachelor's degrees and graduate credentials along with certificates and diplomas. Major program areas include policing, paramedicine, fire fighting, emergency management, corrections, sheriffs, investigation, driver training, conflict resolution, mediation, leadership and counseling. JIBC brings together students and expert instructors from all of those disciplines, instilling the value of communication and collaborative teamwork, and promoting interoperability in the field.

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Last updated November 13, 2013