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Norm Stirling Citizen of the Year Award

Norm Stirling was a forestry foreman with Ontario Hydro who put forth great effot to save farmland when the hydro-line corridor was being proposed.

Norm was injured in the arena collapse in 1959. In 1966, he was awarded the President's Medal by the National Safety Council for saving a man's life who was overcome by carbon monoxide in a running vehicle. He also served on the School Board in the Town of Listowel and was Chairman of the Hospital Board at the time of his death in 1973 at the age of 46.

Wallace Township set up a Memorial Award in his honour and the tradition of the annual awarding of an outstanding resident for their achievements and contributions has been carried on in North Perth since amalgamation in January of 1998.

 

List of Recipients of the Norm Stirling Citizen of the Year Award

Norm Stirling Citizen of the Year Award Nomination Form