June 13, 2013

Quebec City, QC – Today Theoren Fleury has been recognized as the recipient of the 2013 Canadian Psychological Association’s Humanitarian Award.  Theo’s commitment to mental health issues and speaking-out against abuse earned Theo the honor of receiving this year’s prestigious award.  Past award winners have been other upstanding and recognizable Canadians who have made a contribution to psychology and mental health.

This year marks the 74th annual CPA’s Convention, being held in Quebec City, QC, June 13 – 15, 2013 at the Hilton Quebec and the Quebec City Congress Centre.

About the Humanitarian Award:

This award is conferred upon outstanding individuals who are not psychologists or organizations which are not psychological organizations whose commitment and persistent endeavours have significantly enhanced the psychological health and well-being of the people of Canada, at the local, provincial or national level. The recipient of the award would meet the following criteria:

  • The individual must hold Canadian citizenship or resident status at the time of the award;
  • The organization must be registered as an organization in Canada at the time of the award;
  • The contribution must be shown to have made a significant and demonstrable impact on the psychological health and well-being of the Canadian community; and
  • The goal of the contribution must be to enhance the psychological health and well-being of the Canadian community and not for self-advancement.