Glori Meldrum named one of 50 Outstanding Canadians by Shaw Communications to celebrate Canada 150
June 27, 2017 - Shaw Communications Inc. today announced it would grant a total of $75,000 to recognize 50 outstanding Canadians for their work to support children and youth across Canada.
In celebration of Canada's 150th anniversary, each of the Shaw Outstanding Canadians will receive a $1,500 grant to support a charitable organization of their choice. The 50 recipients were chosen following a call for nominations from October 2016 to February 2017 as part of Shaw's Canada 150 initiative.
"There are so many incredible Canadians who work tirelessly to make our country the best place possible for our kids and youth," said Brad Shaw, Chief Executive Officer, Shaw Communications. "We are a proudly Canadian company, and on behalf of our family and thousands of employees and their families across the country, we are honoured to support these 50 individuals who remind us how inspirational and selfless Canadians can be."
The Shaw Outstanding Canadians program is part of Shaw's Canada 150 initiative. Supported by the Shaw Kids Investment Program (SKIP), Shaw is granting a total of 150 wishes by giving monetary gifts to support the people and organizations who are doing exceptional work to improve the lives of children and youth in Canadian communities.