Hosted by Rob Lurie of CTV News, the third edition of the Goldbloom Award Ceremony took place on October 22 at Montreal’s St. James Club. The QCGN would like to congratulate this year’s laureates that include Joan Ivory, Gemma Raeburn-Baynes and Aline Visser. Thanks to our generous sponsors and avertisers, this edition of the Goldbloom Awards was a success.
“I’ve always done volunteer work,” said Ivory. “I’m old enough to remember my mother in World War II, and she was always out doing this and that to help the war effort.” Read more
Raeburn-Baynes, who has built numerous bridges between communities over the last several decades, and never hesitates to fill a gap when she sees one. “I see a need for something in a community and I go out and do it,” she said. “I think I was just born that way Read more
Being a perennial optimist with a good sense of humour while serving on dozens of committees in the fields of education, health, language and community development can be difficult sometimes, but Aline Visser has managed it all with a grace that sets her apart. Read more