Kanata North Community Recognition Awards

Community Recognition Awards

The Kanata North Community Recognition Awards are currently open for nominations.

Nomination Categories

The nomination categories include the following:

Citizen of the Year – An individual who has exemplified community spirit and throughout the years has demonstrated what it means to be a true community builder. This individual has continually gone out of their way to be actively involved and participate within our community.

Senior Citizen of the Year – An individual or couple age 65 or older who has made a significant and long-standing contribution to our community. This individual or couple has been continually committed to giving back to the community over the years. They have demonstrated selflessness and the utmost interest in bettering the community.

Youth of the Year – An individual age 19 or younger who has contributed to the community through leadership, volunteer services, peer support, emergency situation response, or is someone who has overcome a personal challenge. This individual has taken on the role of being an example for other youth in the community, and will continue to grow to become a leader of tomorrow. This individual resides and/or attends school in Kanata North.

Organization of the Year – A non-profit organization, community group, service, club, or business that has demonstrated social responsibility, and continues to enhance the well-being of the community through volunteer or charitable efforts. Nominees in this category may be of any organizational size, are located in and/or benefit Kanata North.

General Requirement: All nominees for all categories must either reside in and/or have done volunteer or charitable efforts to benefit Kanata North.

How to Submit the Nomination Form

Submit this Nomination Form to Councillor Wilkinson at

  • The Kanata North Ward Office, Mlacak Centre, 2500 Campeau Drive, Kanata, 2nd floor,
  • Mail to Councillor Wilkinson, City Hall, 110 Laurier Avenue West, Ottawa, Ontario, K1P 1J1,
  • The Richcraft Recreation Complex-Kanata, 4101 Innovation Drive, or
  • By email to Kanata.North@ottawa.ca.

Submissions must be received on or before April 4th, 2014.

Thank you for your nomination. We appreciate you recognizing those who have made a significant contribution to Kanata North.