Ottawa-born singer-songwriter Alanis Morissette and the Toronto-based organization Artists Against Racism are among the five recipients of the 2001 Global Tolerance Awards sponsored by Friends of the United Nations.
Lisa Cherniak, executive director and founder of AAR, and Morissette will receive the awards Nov. 16 in New York.
Morissette is being honoured for her work promoting tolerance and her dedication to humanitarian causes.
AAR, which includes Sarah McLachlan, Oscar Peterson and Sarah Polley, is being recognized for its media educational campaigns promoting tolerance. Staff