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
    October 16, 2017
  •  Nomination deadline
    December 3
  •  Committee reviews nominations
    Week of December 4
  •  City Council selects winners
    December 12 and 13
  •  Winners honoured at awards ceremony
    February 8, 2018


Accessible City

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

Civic Volunteer

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

Diversity and Inclusion

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

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 in the creation of a healthier city, as outlined by our Healthy City Strategy goals.