(Press release from CBC Ottawa.)
Today CBC Ottawa announced the top 10 CBC Ottawa Trailblazers. These inspiring individuals are leading change, breaking down barriers and creating new possibilities. From a slam poet helping women find their voice to a self-trained chef sharing his culinary craft, the Trailblazers tell stories of triumph, adversity, passion and perseverance.
In recent months, CBC Ottawa asked their audience to share with them stories about individuals making an impact in their corner of the community. After receiving hundreds of submissions, here are the top 10 CBC Ottawa Trailblazers for 2018:
Maya Basudde Dayna Desmarais
Justin Holness Robert Chartier
Quayce Thomas Tanya Woods
Gord Stringer Linda Vanderlee
Rian Alston Sylvain de Margerie
From March 23 to 29, 2018, CBC Ottawa will be featuring their stories on all three platforms:
Ottawa Morning and All in a Day 91.5 FM
CBC News at 6 and CBC News at 11
You can also follow #cbctrailblazers on social media.