Local Heroes 2015
They inspire the best in us, and for their work we can all be thankful.
There’s a quote from actor Robert Downey Jr. that goes, “Hero is not a noun, it’s a verb.” Our collection of local heroes this year exemplifies that concept. They are doers, not talkers. Though all will claim their pursuits are humble, they have actively shifted the shape of our community for the better, whether through the halls of power, the bringing together of neighbours, the nurturing of youthful promise, or the dew on flower petals as they shimmer in the morning sunlight outside a hospital window. They inspire the best in us, and for their work we can all be thankful.