The CADTCP Justice Paul Bentley Memorial Award is the highest honour granted by the Association. This award is bestowed annually to acknowledge an individual who has made significant contributions to Drug Treatment Courts in Canada. It celebrates contributions in any of the following areas: policy, administration, services and/or advocacy, either Provincial or National in scope.
The founder of Canada’s first Drug Treatment Court in Toronto, founding Chairperson of the International Association of Drug Treatment Courts, and founding member of the Canadian Association of Drug Treatment Courts, the Honorable Justice Paul Bentley was a strong advocate for holistic rehabilitation. This award was created in 2006 to recognize Justice Bentley’s significant contributions to Drug Treatment Courts in Canada.
Past Award Recipients:
2014 James Budd
2012 Shannon Greene
2010 Doug Brady
2008 Honourable Mr. Justice Kofi Barnes
2006 Honourable Mr. Justice Paul Bentley
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