20 Seniors Recognized with the Ontario Seniors Achievement Awards

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Government of Ontario

Ontario recognized 20 outstanding seniors for their significant contributions to their communities and to the province with the Ontario Senior Achievement Awards.

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The Ontario Senior Achievement Awards are the province's highest form of recognition for individuals over the age of 65. This year's recipients include:

*An award-winning writer who has authored three novels aimed at educating youth and increasing understanding and empathy about the history of Indigenous people
*A passionate advocate for gay and lesbian awareness who has been awarded the Guinness World Record for World's Oldest Drag Queen
*A refugee who created a support group to help reduce the isolation felt by many senior newcomer women.