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York Region receives 11 communication awards at international communicators annual event



York Region recognized as top communication department in the GTA for second consecutive year

Newmarket – The Regional Municipality of York received 11 International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) Toronto Ovation Awards at the Ovation Awards Gala held on May 30 in Toronto, including the 2017 Communications Department of the Year Award of Distinction.

International Association of Business Communicators Awards

This marks the second consecutive year York Region has been recognized as Communications Department of the Year.

“York Region is home to almost 1.2 million residents and connecting with them is a priority for our Council,” said York Region Chairman and CEO Wayne Emmerson. “This includes exploring innovative ways and leveraging new technologies to communicate information about the Region’s programs and services. We are honoured to be recognized for our effective communication efforts.”

York Region received an Award of Excellence for the following communications campaigns/projects:

York Region received an Award of Merit for the following communications campaigns/projects:

The International Association of Business Communicators Ovation Awards program recognizes communications excellence throughout the Greater Toronto Area. IABC Toronto is the world's largest IABC chapter. The annual celebration showcases excellence in communications across the GTA, in both public and private sectors.

The Regional Municipality of York consists of nine local cities and towns, and provides a variety of programs and services to almost 1.2 million residents, 50,000 businesses and 595,000 employees. More information about the Region’s key service areas is available at york.ca/regionalservices

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Media Contact:
Jennifer Mitchell, Manager, Corporate Communications
The Regional Municipality of York
Phone: 1-877-464-9675, ext. 71236, Cell: 905-955-2533
Email: jennifer.mitchell@york.ca

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