The Mayor with Councillors Allan Hubley and Rick Chiarelli, presented a Mayor’s City Builder Award to Dylan Black for his philanthropy.

Local radio and TV personality Dylan Black is a humanitarian and philanthropist who supports many great causes. He has supported the Max Keeping fund at CHEO and The Children’s Wish Foundation for years. He has raised over $15,000 through various Movember campaigns and more than $3,700 for the Breast Cancer Society of Canada. Mr. Black holds an annual Birthday Extravaganza that has raised close to $10,000 for various charities, including Tysen’s Mission to a Million. Mr. Black is always willing to lend his support to local charities.

Mr. Black is an honorary board member of Ability First Ottawa and served as honorary chair for the TELUS Walk for the Cure! and JDRF (formerly the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation) in 2018. Mr. Black was a recipient of the United Way Community Builder Award in 2015. In 2017, he received the Max Keeping Humanitarian Award by FACES Magazine. In 2019, the same publication’s voters named him the City’s Favourite Emcee.