Awards of Excellence

Awards of Excellence 2014 trophies

The Awards of Excellence recognize outstanding achievements made by individuals — adults, youth, and children — and organizations.

With awards in five categories, the Awards of Excellence celebrate excellence in achievements that benefit all of us by making Vancouver a greener, healthier, more diverse, and accessible city.

Awards of Excellence | Recipients

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Accessible City

The Accessible City Award recognizes outstanding leadership to enhance accessibility, inclusion, and elimination of barriers to full participation for persons with disabilities.

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Civic Volunteer

For outstanding commitment by individuals and teams who go above and beyond on a Vancouver City Council approved board, agency or committee.

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Diversity and Inclusion

The Diversity and Inclusion Award celebrates outstanding leadership to foster inclusion across diverse communities.

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Greenest City Leadership

The Greenest City Leadership Award recognizes individuals or groups who enhance or advance the City's Greenest City Action Plan goals.


Healthy City for All

The Healthy City for All Award pays tribute to outstanding leadership by an individual or organization in working towards creating a healthier city.

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Mayor's Achievement Award

The Mayor's Achievement Award recognizes remarkable dedication and significant contributions towards improving the quality of life for the citizens of Vancouver.

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