Sadaf Ebrahim receiving the Order of Ottawa

Ottawa, 20 November 2021, (TDI): Canada’s High Commission to Pakistan, Wendy Gilmour congratulated Sadaf Ebrahim for receiving the ‘Order of Ottawa’. The award was conferred to her on November 18, at the City Hall in Ottawa by the Mayor of Ottawa.  

The event was attended by Jim Watson, the Mayor of Ottawa, The city Council Eli El-Chantiry and also the members of the Pakistani-Canadian Community. This event was arranged to congratulate the recipients of the ‘2021 Order of Ottawa’. There was another award being awarded for the Excellence in Coaching, called the Brian Kilrea Award.  

Sadaf Ebrahim is the first Pakistani Canadian to receive the Order of Ottawa. Sadaf Ebrahim owns the business at UPS Ottawa. She is the President of ‘Canada Pakistan Association of National Capital Region. Sadaf is also an ambassador to the ‘Pakistan Alliance for Girls Education (PAGE). 

Sadaf Ebrahim has made Pakistan and the Pakistani Canadian community proud for receiving this Order of Ottawa the most prestigious civic reward. She has arranged various social events, volunteered her time and has engaged with people of all ethnic backgrounds. She is also working to facilitate the people of the Pakistan Canadian community in Canada.   

Sadaf Ebrahim expressed gratitude over receiving the award and thanked the Mayor of Ottawa for presenting the award. This is a very prestigious award. It is usually rewarded to exceptional members of the community. Residents who make important contributions in the professional area of the city life. 

This includes arts, business, education, community services, media, culture and sports. All fields that facilitate the residents of Ottawa. This award was established in 2012, by Mayor Jim Watson and the City Council.  

The recipients are selected by a committee that comprises the Mayor, Police Chief, City Clerk, Chief of Protocol and the Chief Executive of the Ottawa Library.