You are cordially invited to attend 


which will be held on Thursday, November 22, 2018, 10.15 am at the Community Safety Village of York Region (Bruce’s Mill Conservation Area, 3291 Stouffville Road, Stouffville, Ontario L4A 7X5).

For the past 7 years, Intercultural Dialogue Institute (IDI) GTA has been organizing the Public Heroes Awards ( to recognize the outstanding members of the police, fire and paramedic services in the GTA as well as RCMP ‘O’ Division, ORNGE, OPP, Corrections Ontario and Canadian Armed Forces. Officers are nominated for the award by the public or by their peers, and selected by a prestigious hosting and selection committee based on three criteria: “altruism”, “dedication”, and “community involvement”. 

Every year IDI Toronto organizes a media launch to kick off the nomination process for  Public Heroes Awards. This event is also the venue for recognition of the youth, future Public Heroes. At the media launch, youth is recognized, who has demonstrated outstanding performance through participation in volunteer, co-op education, or cadet programs in first responder services, and Canadian Armed Forces.

Media Launch for GTA Public Heroes Awards 2019 will be co-hosted by York Regional Police at Community Safety Village of York Region on Nov. 22nd, 2018, 10:15am.