Derek Ballantyne, CEO Toronto Community Housing, is a 2007 recipient of the Urban Leadership Award for City Renewal. He is receiving this award for his leadership and work on the revitalization of Regent Park.
The Urban Leadership Awards program, presented by the Canadian Urban Institute, honours those that have made a profound and lasting impact on the quality of urban life in Canada.
The fourth annual Urban Leadership Awards Luncheon will be held on Thursday, June 14, 2007 at the Fairmont Royal York Hotel in Toronto. Awards will be presented in City Renewal, City Soul, City Livability, City Initiatives, City Youth and Local Hero categories.