Sunday, June 22, 2014

Monument to Canadian Aid Workers

This monument to Canadian aid workers was named REFLECTION. It is located in Rideau Falls Park, on the northeast bank of the Rideau River near Sussex Drive. John Greer of Halifax, Nova Scotia designed the monument.

Monument to Canadian Aid Workers

This monument honours Canadians' commitment to
international development and humanitarian assistance
and pays tribute to all Canadians who give their lives in
pursuit of these values. The creation of the monument was
inspired by Tim Stone and Nancy Mallow, two Canadian
aid workers who were killed in 1996 while working abroad.

Unveiled by
Her Excellency the Right Honourable Adrienne Clarkson C.C., C.M.M., C.D.
Governor General of Canada
June 28, 2001.

PATH Canada, the Canadian Red Cross Society, the Canadian Nurses Association
and the Canadian International Development Agency collaborated in the creation
of this monument to honour their colleagues.

Major Donors:
Department of Canadian Heritage
Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade (DFAT)
International Development Research Centre
Public Service Alliance of Canada Local 70125 (DFAIT)
Canadian Society for International Health