NLAPP Awards Ceremony
NLAPP recently presented their new awards as a part of the World Town Planning Day events being held in St. John’s.
Their new awards and those they recognized consisted of:
- Jack Allston Memorial Award to John Gushue;
- Honourary Planning Membership Award to Shannie Duff;
- Community Builder Award to the East Coast Trail Association; and
- Celebrate and recognize Arvo McMillan, MCIP.
On Wednesday, NLAPP held it’s inaugural award program by awarding the Honorary Planning Membership Award to Shannie Duff, former mayor of the City of St. John’s and long-time supporter of urban planning; the NLAPP Community Builder Award to the East Coast Trail Association, a not-for-profit group that works to sustain 300 km of trails around the Avalon; and the Jack Allston Memorial Award to John Gushue, a digital producer with CBC News.
NLAPP also arranged for a tree to be planted to honour Arvo McMillan, an avid outdoorsman and planner in several provinces across Canada for many years, who passed away earlier this year.