Workplace Literacy and Learning Award

The Dr. Alan Middleton Workplace Literacy and Learning Award recognizes an individual or organization for their outstanding achievement in increasing workplace literacy and essential skills in their community.

The honour was established in 2010 to recognize the outstanding contribution of ABC Life Literacy Canada former board member and chair, Dr. Alan Middleton.

2018 - Hospitality Workers Training Centre
2017 - Futureworx
2016 - Eduardo Hilario, Kingsmill Foods Ltd.
2015 - Herman Hansen, Boeing Commercial Airplanes
2014 - Lynn Charlebois, City of Moncton's Workplace Education Program
2013 - Dr. Maurice Taylor, Academic/Researcher
2012 - Sandi Howell, Industry Workforce Development
2011 - Jeannie Spence, BC Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Society
2010 - Kevin Landry, Nova Scotia Partners for Workplace Education


Award Criteria:

Nominees can be individual employees or organizations, management, union representatives/members, government and literacy professionals involved in workplace literacy and essential skills. The honouree is selected by the staff and Board of ABC Life Literacy Canada as well as Dr. Alan Middleton. 
2018 Honoree: Hospitality Workers Training Centre

Hospitality Workers Training Centre (HWTC) is a non-profit organization that is a partnership between the Hopitality Workers' union and major hotels in Toronto. HWTC helps people access jobs in hospitality and ensure that those currently working in hospitality get the training they need to advance. Training is provided at no charge to new entrants and existing workers for employment and career development.


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