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  • Poet Laureate of Brantford in perpetuity, 2005-
  • Honourary Life Member of The Canadian Poetry Association, 2005-
  • member of the Chancellor's Circle of the President's Club of McMaster University, 2007
  • inaugural Black Moss Press Souwesto Award, 2007 (for his contribution to the ethos of writing in Southwestern Ontario)
  • over sixty prestigious international awards for his writing
  • $10,000 CBC Literary Award for Poetry
  • the only two time recipient of the People's Poetry Award
  • inaugural Souwesto/Orison Writing Award (University of Windsor), 2006
  • Winston Collins Award for Best Canadian Poem, 2007
  • Award of Merit for Professional Achievement presented by the University of Western Ontario, 2010
  • International Poets Academy Lifetime Achievement Award for his contribution to Peace through Poetry, 2007

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