Call for Nominations for Canada’s Volunteer Awards

OTTAWA – Gerald Soroka, Member of Parliament for Yellowhead, wishes to advise the launch of the 2021 Canada’s Volunteer Awards. From December 5, 2021, until March 4, 2022, individuals, non-profits, social enterprises or businesses can be nominated. In addition to national recognition, award recipients can identify a not-for-profit organization to receive a grant. Regional award recipients can identify not-for-profit organizations to receive a $5,000 grant and the national award recipient can identify a not-for-profit organization to receive a $10,000 grant.

Nominations are being accepted in the following categories:

  • One national award – Thérèse Casgrain Lifelong Achievement Award for an individual who has volunteered for at least 20 years;
  • Five regional awards – Emerging Leader for young volunteers between the ages of 18 and 30;
  • Five regional awards – Community Leader for individuals or groups of volunteers;
  • Five regional awards – Business Leader for businesses and social enterprises; and
  • Five regional awards – Social Innovator for not-for-profit organizations and social enterprises.

More information and to submit a nomination, visit: