Adding new members to the cities walk of fame
OSHAWA -- Since 2006 the City of Oshawa has memorialized the contributions of many people who have bettered life within the city, with a series of plaques in the sidewalks along King Street in the cities downtown core.
2016 is the 10th year thee program has run, and there will be three new members inducted including a member of the finance world, a late business owner, and an entertainer.
Stephen Poloz, the governor of the Bank of Canada was born and raised in Oshawa, and has many responsibilities within the national bank.
Stanley E. Lovell, the second generation owner of Lovell Drugs, was very involved with not only the betterment of Oshawa, but the entire province of Ontario. Lovell received many medals and awards for his services over the year.
The final inductee is Shirley Harmer who was born in Oshawa in 1932, and started her entertainment career at the Jubilee Pavilion. Harmer hosted her own CBC show, has appeared in film and TV, and also recorded with many record labels between 1950-1960.
They will be honoured at the Oshawa Rotary Club on Thurs. Nov. 3.