Awards of Excellence

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

We celebrate excellence in five categories of achievement that benefit everyone by making Vancouver more green, healthy, diverse, and accessible.

  •  Nomination opens
    March 9, 2020
  •  Extended nomination deadline
    June 26, 2020 at 5pm
  •  Winners honoured at awards ceremony
    Postponed until fall 2020

Due to COVID-19, the nomination period for the Awards of Excellence is extended until June 26, 2020, and the awards ceremony is postponed until fall 2020. More information on the ceremony date and venue will be posted as it becomes available.


Accessible City

Recognizes those who improve access and inclusion for persons with disabilities, or remove barriers and create opportunities.

Civic Volunteer

Recognizes those who excel at volunteering to make Vancouver a better place to live, work, and play.

Diversity and Inclusion

Celebrates the leadership of those who support inclusion, and advocate for communities to be free of racism and discrimination.

Greenest City Leadership

Recognizes those who have made significant contributions to advancing our goal of becoming the Greenest City in the world.

Healthy City for All

Recognizes those who lead projects that create a thriving, healthy, and liveable city for everyone.