Crime Stoppers Guelph Wellington (CSGW) is proud to offer The CSGW Series; an opportunity to deepen understanding of Crime Stoppers and some of the community partners we work with.
The CSGW Series is a free webinar where for each Thursday for three weeks you can join a community keen to understand how important it is to report crime, shed light on little known crimes and get behind the scenes on how Crime Stoppers came to be.
Three speakers will lend their talents, time and experience in their fields to make this free online webinar an informative experience. The CSGW Series is free to participate, however, pre-registration is required.
JANUARY 14 – CRIME STOPPERS FROM THE BEGINNING with Cal Millar
Cal Millar was a reporter his entire working career. Most of his work was in Toronto starting in 1967 with the Toronto Telegram and then a founding member of the Toronto Sun before moving to the Toronto Star until his retirement in 2005. He has been involved with Crime Stoppers since 1983, first on the steering committee which set up Toronto Crime Stoppers and then as a board member until 2006 when he moved to Burlington. He joined Halton Crime Stoppers and spent 13 years with the program until moving to the Niagara area and have recently joined Crime Stoppers of Niagara. During his volunteer years with Crime Stoppers, Cal served on the Ontario Association of Crime Stoppers Board and as a director on Crime Stoppers International. Most recently he has written two books on Crime Stoppers, including one co-authored with the founder of Crime Stoppers – Greg MacAleese – which shared how Crime Stoppers began and how it now operates in countries around the world. Cal and his wife will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary in 2021 with their son and daughter and their three grandchildren.
JANUARY 21 – CSGW SUPORTING VICTIMS with Liz Kent
Liz Kent moved to Guelph/Wellington from a small town up north called Madawaska to attend University of Guelph. She then worked part time job at Wyndham House which turned into many positions and 14 years. Liz was instrumental in opening the Wyndham House Males Program. In 2001 Liz joined Victim Services Wellington and December 3rd 2020 was her 19th year in that role. She is the recipient of the Women of Distinction Award in 2014 and the Attorney General’s Victim Services Awards of Distinction in 2017.
Liz was instrumental in the start up of the Project Lifesaver Program and the Mobile Emergency Response system in Guelph and Wellington.
JANUARY 28 – PREVENTING CYBER CRIME AGAINST YOUTH with Detective Constable Hugh Currie
Detective Constable Hugh Currie is the Team Leader of the Internet Child Exploitation Unit for the Guelph Police Service. He has been a police officer going on 20 years and has been with the Guelph Police Service since 2006. Prior to that DC Currie worked with the York Regional Police Service. He has done training at the Ontario Police College and the Canadian Police College in Ottawa. He leads presentations to community groups of all ages, as well as school presentations about internet safety. In 2019 he received the Cornerstone Award from the Crime Stoppers Guelph Wellington.
Thank you to all of these presenters! We look forward to sharing this amazing information with our communities. To book your free tickets, click here. Share the word about The CSGW Series and help keep your friends and family safe and informed!