Archie Dickson has received Transport Canada’s Marine Safety Award, in recognition of his outstanding contribution to Canadian marine safety. The award was presented at a ceremony held in Ottawa today at the biannual meeting of the Canadian Marine Advisory Council.
“I am pleased to recognize Mr. Dickson as this year’s award recipient,” said Canada’s Transport Minister John Baird. “His vision, accomplishments and exceptional dedication to seafarer training make him very deserving of this prestigious award.”
For over two decades, Mr. Dickson was instrumental in developing and delivering high-quality training for seafarers at Georgian College’s Great Lakes and International Marine Training Centre in Owen Sound, Ontario, where he consistently provided students with the best possible tools for their careers.