Ottawa Street Named for Former Justice of the Peace

Former Ottawa Justice of the Peace, Lynn Coulter has had an Ottawa city street named in her honour in  recognition of her contribution to Barrhaven and the City of Ottawa over the past 40 years.

The official ceremony was held at the end of August in the Quinn’s Point neighbourhood, which is being built by Minto Communities. Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson, local Councillor Jan Harder, retired Nepean Police Deputy Chief Devon Fermoyle, Member of Provincial Parliament Lisa MacLeod, Minto Communities' Hugo Lalonde, nominator Darrell Bartraw, and her family were all on hand for the unveiling.

"Lynn Coulter's commitment to strengthening the fabric of this community is admirable," said Brent Strachan, Division President, Minto Communities Ottawa. "Playing an integral role in the development of this area since the 1970s, we're proud of this opportunity to recognize the steadfast resolve and dedication of this highly esteemed member of the community

Her Worship Lynn Coulter was sworn in as a Justice of the Peace in 1959. By the time she retired, she was East Region's Regional Senior Justice of the Peace. She was responsible for hearing cases and training fellow Justices of the Peace.

Regional Bursary Program

Each year AJPO accepts applications for its regional bursary program where application receive an award to further their studies at the undergraduate level.  Yearly AJPO awards seven bursaries of $1,000 in each of the seven regions to support higher education for those pursuing careers in the Justice sector. The bursaries are administered through the Ontario Justice Education Network, which also oversees a number of other awards. Read about the 2019 program.