Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, Hon. David C. Onley will present the awards Saturday at a ceremony at Queen’s Park.
The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award, open to youth aged 14 to 25, challenges young people in four areas: community service, skill development, physical fitness and adventurous journey. Since its establishment in Canada in 1963, more than 500,000 young Canadians have taken the challenge, which has bronze, silver and gold awards.
Zain Bhimji is a senior volunteer with the Ismaili Volunteer Corps, and he is also a member of his school band and enjoys playing soccer.