The Regional Municipality of Durham

Media Advisory

Social Services Department to receive Order of Excellence award at Regional Council

WHITBY, ON December 11, 2015

Members of the media are advised that the Social Services Department will be presented with the Canada Awards for Excellence, Order of Excellence from Allan Ebedes, President and CEO of Excellence Canada, during the next meeting of Durham Regional Council.

WHEN: Durham Regional Council meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 16, beginning at 10 a.m. Photo opportunities will take place during the “Presentations” portion of the agenda.

WHERE: The Regional Municipality of Durham Headquarters, 605 Rossland Rd. E., Whitby.

WHY: The Social Services Department has achieved the Order of Excellence. The Order of Excellence is the highest recognition an organization can achieve.

NOTE: Founded in 1992 by Industry Canada, Excellence Canada is an independent, not-for-profit organization that is committed to advancing organizational excellence across Canada. For additional information about Excellence Canada, please visit

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