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Canada’s Volunteer Awards

FINAL REMINDER: Last chance to submit a nomination for Canada’s Volunteer Awards 2021

The deadline for nominations is March 4, 2022.

Let’s acknowledge the important contributions Canadians make through volunteering

In total, 21 awards will be presented. This includes the Thérèse Casgrain Lifelong Achievement award, which recognizes an individual who demonstrates exceptional achievements through volunteering for at least 20 years. The 20 regional awards are distributed in the following four categories across five regions:

  • Emerging Leader: Youth aged 18 to 30 who have demonstrated community leadership.
  • Community Leader: Individuals or a group of volunteers who have taken a lead role in developing solutions to social challenges in their communities.
  • Business Leader: Businesses that demonstrate social responsibility in their practices as well as for-profit and not-for-profit social enterprises dedicated to creating social, cultural or environmental benefits for their communities.
  • Social Innovator: Recognizes the contributions of not-for-profit organizations, including not-for-profit social enterprises that find and use innovative approaches that address social challenges in their communities.

Nominate by visiting here. Learn more about the Canada’s Volunteer Awards by visiting or calling 1-877-825-0434

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Meet the 2020 recipients and learn about the significant impact they made in their community through volunteering. Please visit the 2020 Canada’s Volunteer Awards recipient’s website