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National Ethnic Press and Media Council of Canada Award Recipients 2012

November 7, 2012

Award Recipients 2012

Distinguished Services: - Award - Community
Mr. Andrusevich, Rob - Civil Service/ Communications -
Ms. Athan-Mylonas, Nancy - Culture / Performing Arts - Greek
Mr. Forde, Keith - Life Time Achievements
Dr. Huston, Gabriel - Humanities / Arts
Dr. Bikram Lamba - Humanities/ Free Speech - Indian
Mr. Manziaris, Ted - Humanities/ Philantrophy - Hellene

Mr. Budancir, Haci - Community/Social Justice - Turkish/Kurd
Ms. David, Meleni - SocialServices/Culture - Sri Lanka
Mr. Nguyen, Paul - Community/Culture/Arts - Vietnamese
Sup. Rouse, Robertson - Community/Public Service - T.P. Service

(For exceptional Services rendered to journalism)
Mr. Ahmed, Arif - Print - Bangladeshi
Mr. Gordon, Fitzroy - Radio - Caribbean
Mr. Harouturian, Ara Ter, - Electronic - Armenian
Mr. Rustic, Blagoja (Bob) - TV Production - Serbian
Mr. Asimakopoulos, Tony - Cinematographer - Greek

Special Recognition for long and distinguished service
Mr. Grewal, Jagdis - Publisher The Canadian Punjabi Post - (35 Years) Punjabi
Ms. Panko, Lesia - Managing Editor The New Pathway - (83 Years) Ukrainian
Ms.Tozzi, Giovanna - Managing Editor Lo Specchio - (27 Years) Italian

For Excellence in Editorial/ Free Expression and Visual Presentation
Mr. Berhane, Aaron - Publisher Meftih - Eritrean
Ms. Bonikowska, Margaret P. Dr - Publisher GazetaGazeta - Polish
Ms. Donan, Susana - Publisher El CentroAmericano - Latino
Ms. Gu, Cindy - PublisherThe Epoch Times - Chinese
Mr. Prabhakar, Sandeep - Publisher The Asian Connections - Pakistani
Mr. Perinu, Antonio - PublisherVoice - Portuguese
Mr. Shahidul, Islam Mintu - Publisher The Weekly Bengali Times - Bengalese
Mr. Taghavi, Moshen - Publisher Salam Toronto Weekly - Iranian
Mr. Tiwari, Rakesh - Publisher Hindi Times - Indian

Montreal Papers
Mr. Guzmas, George - Editor-In-Chief The News - Greek
Mr. Paul, Walter C. - Editor-In-Chief Das Echo - German
Mr. Rahimian, Mohammad - Editor-In-Chief Paivand Montreal - Persian

Vancouver Papers:
Mr. Combow, Vinnie - Managing Editor, The Weekly Voice - English/Punjabi
Mr. Kwon, Minsoo - Editor-In-Chief, Korean Vancouver Sun - Korean
Mr. Vultaggio,Rino - Managing Editor, Il Marko Polo - Italian

Mr. Alsafar, Husam - Publisher: Ashaha Magazine - Arabic
Ms. Melo, Isa - Editor-In-Chiefetc&tal Magazine - Brazilian
Wesso-Ramirez, Zulima - Editor-In-Chief KIDDO Monthly Magazine Spanish
Scott Kawaguchi - Managing Editor, Nikkei Voice - Japanese.

The ceremony is hosted by His Honour the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario David C. Onley, at his suite at Queen's Park on Friday November the 9th, from 5:00 pm to 8:00 PM Admission is by invitation only.

A second event is organized for Monday November the 14th at the TD BANK TOWER, Downtown Toronto, 54th floor, from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm in honour of the honorees.

For more information contact:
Thomas Saras
National Ethnic Press and Media Council of Canada
Phone: 416-921-8926

National Ethnic Press and Media Council of Canada
Conseil national de la presse et des medias ethnicques du Canada
Canada’s Other Voices

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