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Nominations for City of Vancouver's 2018 Awards of Excellence now open

October 16 2017

Awards of Excellence

We are calling on members of the public to submit nominations for the 2018 Awards of Excellence, which opened this morning.

The Awards of Excellence recognize outstanding achievements made by individuals - adults, youth and children - organizations, and businesses, who work to make Vancouver a greener, healthier, more inclusive, and prosperous city to live, work, and play. For the first time, child, and youth recipients will receive a $500 bursary with their Award of Excellence.

Nominations will be open from today until 5:00pm on December 1.

Nominate someone deserving of this honour

Awards of Excellence will be given out in categories as follows:

  • Civic Volunteer Award
  • Greenest City Leadership Award
  • Healthy City for All Award
  • Diversity and Inclusion Award
  • Accessible City Award

As part of the campaign for nominations, you can now view a video calling for submissions , featuring Mayor Robertson, as well as an overview video of the awards ceremony .

The Awards of Excellence will be presented at a ceremony in Vancouver on February 8, 2018.

At the ceremony, the Mayor's Achievement Award will be presented to a child or youth, an individual, and an organization.

The recipients of these awards are selected personally by Mayor Robertson and not subject to public nomination.