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Nominations open for City of Vancouver Awards of Excellence

October 11 2016

"The Awards of Excellence celebrate and recognize the amazing work being done to make Vancouver a healthier, greener more inclusive city," says Mayor Gregor Robertson.

Awards of excellence

We are seeking Vancouver's top individuals and organizations to be recognized for their outstanding civic achievements in the 2017 Awards of Excellence.

"The Awards of Excellence celebrate and recognize the amazing work being done to make Vancouver a healthier, greener, and more inclusive city," says Mayor Gregor Robertson.

"I encourage everyone to nominate the people and organizations that inspire you and are making a positive impact on our city. These awards are an excellent opportunity to give them the recognition they deserve and to inspire others with their good work."

Nomination categories

Nominations open today in five categories:

  1. Accessible City
  2. Civic Volunteer
  3. Diversity and Inclusion
  4. Greenest City Leadership
  5. Healthy City for All

In each category, awards may be presented to one:

  • Adult
  • Child or youth (21 years old or younger)
  • Organization

Who can be nominated

Nominations are open to everyone, including:

  • Organizations making a difference
  • Tireless social leaders
  • Community groups building capacity
  • Enterprising youth and children

Nomination deadline

To recognize those whose efforts make Vancouver a better city, nominations will be accepted until Friday, November 25, 2016, at 5:00pm.

Learn more and nominate someone

Nominees will have until Friday, December 2, 2016, at 5:00pm to confirm their nomination.

An awards ceremony to honour the recipients will take place on February 28, 2017.