HIP Board Member, Lisa Farano was appointed to the Order of Ontario on Jan. 1, 2021, the province’s highest honour. Lisa has been a board member for a number of years and serves as Awareness Committee Chair. Her contribution has been outstanding.
Lisa is being recognized for her work on awareness building and creating understanding through education about the concerns facing Indigenous Peoples in Canada. She has also been involved with the Indigenous Life Festival at Blue Mountain Village which hosts various speakers, forums, dancing and live events over one weekend.
Lisa says ” the Order of Ontario shines a light on really great work that a lot of people have been doing for a long time”.
Congratulations Lisa. An honour well deserved!