Hugh Nelson - Citizen of the Year

 Citizen of the Year! Congratulations Hugh Nelson!

Hugh Nelson, the retiring Treasurer of the KBCA Community Association, was recently named “Citizen of the Year” at the Kanata North Community Recognition Awards.



Hugh is also the Executive Director of Ys Owl Maclure Co-operative Centre, a Co-op whose members include people with  developmental disabilities, autism and Asperger’s syndrome.

A volunteer and activist for people with disabilities, marginalized groups and seniors for the past 43 years, Hugh Nelson has been involved with several city-wide initiatives, including participating on the steering committee for Age Friendly Ottawa.