Recipients of the 2017 Canada’s Volunteer Awards

It’s never too late to recognize volunteers. I’d like to give a shout out to those recipients of the 2017 Canada’s Volunteer Awards.

Here’s a summary:

  • Timothy Nusse (recipient of the Thérèse Casgrain Lifelong Achievement Award)
  • Pierre Latraverse (recipient of a Community Leader award for work in Quebec)
  • Deborah Morrow (recipient of a Community Leader award for work in British Columbia and the North)
  • Sheila Milner and The Laura Milner White Committee (recipient of a Community Leader award for work in the Prairies)
  • Li Yuan Ma (recipient of a Community Leader award for work in the Atlantic region)
  • Marie-Claire Ivanski (recipient of a Community Leader award for work in Ontario)
  • Valérie Toupin-Dubé (recipient of an Emerging Leader award for work in Quebec)
  • Akuechbeny Kuol (recipient of an Emerging Leader award for work in British Columbia and the North)
  • Poshika Dhingra (recipient of an Emerging Leader award for work in the Prairies)
  • Mark Allison (recipient of an Emerging Leader award for work in the Atlantic region)
  • Prakash Amarasooriya (recipient of an Emerging Leader award for work in Ontario)
  • Lufa Farms Inc. (recipient of a Business Leader award for work in Quebec)
  • Green Chair Recycling Inc. (recipient of a Business Leader award for work in British Columbia and the North)
  • Britton’s Your Independent Grocer (recipient of a Business Leader award for work in the Prairies)
  • New Brunswick Community College (recipient of a Business Leader award for work in the Atlantic region)
  • UPS™ Canada (recipient of a Business Leader award for work in Ontario)
  • Le Pivot (recipient of a Social Innovator award for work in Quebec)
  • Iqaluit Music Society and Iqalunninijjausijarnimut Katujjiji (recipient of a Social Innovator award for work in British Columbia and the North)
  • Calgary Firefighters Burn Treatment Society (recipient of a Social Innovator award for work in the Prairies)
  • Metro Non-Profit Housing Association (recipient of a Social Innovator award for work in the Atlantic region)
  • Parkdale Food Centre (recipient of a Social Innovator award for work in the Ontario region)
More information on these amazing people can be found here: https://www.canada.ca/en/employment-social-development/programs/volunteer-awards/2017-recipients.html




Be the change you want to see in the world. Gandhi