Lowell Green is one of Canada’s bestselling authors as well as Canada’s most honoured broadcasters! His first memoir the Pork Chop and Other Stories was a runaway best seller across the Country. His first novel, Death In October went into its fifth printing in 2015 and is still in great demand, Mayday! Mayday! was among the five bestselling book in Canada in 2011 and his latest, Amazing But True—150 Fascinating Stories About Canada won the Canada Book Award for 2017 and was nominated for a Governor General’s Award!
Lowell’s numerous personal awards include citations from former Prime Ministers Diefenbaker, Pearson, Trudeau, and Harper. He is the winner of the coveted Gold Ribbon Award from the Canadian Association of Broadcasters , the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Radio and Television News Directors Association, the Helen Keller Fellowship from Lions International and is the recipient of both the Queen’s Golden and Diamond Jubilee Medals. Two of his historic broadcasts are in Canada’s National Archives.
He is co-founder of Big Brothers of Ottawa and its first President. He is founder of the Ottawa’s Help Santa Toy Parade, founder of the Ottawa Sunday Herald, now the Ottawa Sun. He is credited with saving the Centennial Flame on Parliament Hill. A hospital ward bears his name. A Community Building Award hangs at Ottawa City Hall. His other awards are too numerous to list. He has served on the boards of the John Howard Society, West Hull Town Council, and the United Way of Ottawa. He is credited with helping to raise millions of charitable dollars.