Elwood Johnston Memorial Bursary winner - David Saila (Cape Dorset)

Elwood Johnston Memorial Bursary winner - David Saila (Cape Dorset)

The MTO Board of Directors is pleased to annouce this year's recipient of the Elwood Johnston Memorial Bursary; David Saila from Cape Dorset.

David is a full time water truck driver for the Hamlet and volunteer firefighter.  David has taken numerous courses through the MTO and has shown real dedication to professional development through training.  This committment was recognized by the Cape Dorset SAO; Ed Devereaux, who nominated David.  In the photo below you can see Cape Dorset Mayor Palaya Qiatsuk (left), presenting David Saila with his plaque and cheque for $2,500.

If you are a municipal employee, you are also eligible for the bursary.  You simply need to take MTO training and be nominated by your SAO.  The MTO Board of Directors would like to encourage all Nunavummiut to to avail themselves of any and all training opportunities.  The MTO recognizes the efforts of one municipal employee each year with a plaque and bursary in the amount of $2,500.