Nominations are currently open for the Vancouver Awards of Excellence, Vancouver’s new civic awards program that recognizes outstanding achievements made by individuals — adults, youth and children — organizations, and businesses.
“Consisting of 21 awards in six categories, the Awards of Excellence celebrate excellence in achievements that benefit all of us by making Vancouver a greener, healthier, more diverse, accessible, and prosperous city.”
Individuals and businesses are eligible along with organizations consisting of non-profit groups or service clubs, educational institutions, hospitals, government departments, unions, professional and trade associations, media organizations, and public or private corporations.
The deadline for nominations is April 4th, a peer panel will be complete May 2nd, and a final selection will be made by Vancouver City Council May 12th. An awards ceremony will follow June 23rd.