|Seven Ontario firefighters, from the Burlington Fire Department and the Wasaga Beach Fire Department, received commendations for bravey Thursday evening from Ontario Lieutenant-Governor David Onley in a private ceremony at Queen's Park. Burlington firefighters George Cassady, Bruce Cole, Brian Fedyszyn, Joel Kirschner, Jeff Willemse and Acting Capt. Chris Martin rescued a man from a river while Wasaga Beach firefighters Jason Bavelaar and Reno Levesque rescued an unconscious victim from his smoke-filled home. Pictured with the recipients are (front row, left), Burlington Fire Chief Shayne Mintz, Community Safety and Correctional Services Minister Jim Bradley, Lt.-Governor Onley and Wasaga Beach Fire Chief Mike McWilliam. Photo by John Riddell.