The City presents Civic awards annually to members of the community who have made a significant contribution to the City.

View the award categories, and submit an online nomination form.

Nominations are accepted year-round, and must be received by the second Thursday in February at 4:00 pm.

Nomination categories include:

Special Citation Award

Bravery/Heroism Award

Lifetime Achievement Award

Individual Volunteer Award

Service Group Award

Community Group Award

Amateur Sports Award

Youth Volunteer Award

Youth Leadership Award

Sustainability Award

Arts Award

Cultural Diversity Award

Heritage Award

Economic Development Award

Local Business Award

Environment Award

Access Award for Disability Issues

2018 Civic Awards 

On May 13, 2019, the City of Pickering presented Civic Awards to members of the community who made a significant contribution to the City of Pickering during 2018.

 

Members-of-Council-and-Mayor-Dave-Ryan

City Councillor Shaheen Butt, Regional Councillor David Pickles, City Councillor Ian Cumming, Regional Councillor Kevin Ashe, City Councillor Maurice Brenner and Mayor Dave Ryan

 
        

Hamayal Warzan Choudhry

Hamayal Warzan Choudhry receives the Special Citation Award from Mayor Dave Ryan and Regional Councillor Kevin Ashe

Aeron-Soosaipillai---Bravery-&-Heroism-Award

Aeron-Soosaipillai accept the Bravery / Heroism from Mayor Dave Ryan and
Regional Councillor David Pickles

Dr Yasmeen Askar Siddiqui - Lifetime Achievement Award

Dr Yasmeen Askar Siddiqui accepts a Lifetime Achievement Award from Mayor Dave Ryan and City Councillor Maurice Brenner

        
 Eva-Maria Boessler Cindy Coccimiglio Donna Mcllmoyl

Eva-Maria Boessler, Cindy Coccimiglio, Donna Mcllmoyl receive Individual Volunteer Awards from City Councillor Ian Cumming, City Councillor Shaheen Butt, Regional Councillor Kevin Ashe and Mayor Dave Ryan

 JoAnn Walters & Doug Manson (on behalf of the Kinsmen & Kinette Club of Pickering)

JoAnn Walters & Doug Manson on behalf of the Kinsmen & Kinette Club of Pickering receive a Service Group Award from Mayor Dave Ryan and Regional Councillor David Pickles

Allan Ashby & Dennis Lacey (on behalf of Knights of Columbus, St. Isaac Jogues Council #11098)

Allan Ashby & Dennis Lacey on behalf of Knights of Columbus, St. Isaac Jogues
Council #11098 accept a Service Group Award from City Councillor Shaheen Butt and Mayor Dave Ryan

        

9. Ken Richards & Ian Munroe (on behalf of St. John Ambulance Therapy Dogs)

Ken Richards & Ian Munroe on behalf  of St. John Ambulance Therapy Dogs accept a Service Group Award from Mayor Dave Ryan and City Councillor Ian Cumming

Rob Adams (on behalf of Durham Mental Health Services)

Rob Adams on behalf of Durham Mental Health Services accepts a Community Group Award from Mayor Dave Ryan and City Councillor Maurice Brenner

Jake Gilmour

Jake Gilmour accepts an Amateur Sports Award from City Councillor Ian Cumming and Mayor Dave Ryan

     

  Veronica Large

Veronica Large accepts an Amateur Sports Award from City Councillor Shaheen Butt and Mayor Dave Ryan 

Alexa Vigliatore

Alexa Vigliatore accepts an Amateur Sports Award from Mayor Dave Ryan, and Regional Councillor
David Pickles

 Evlyn-Hamlet-Caroline-Honsberger-Elaine-Phipps-obo-St-Pauls-on-the-Hill-Community-Group-Award

Stefani Diana Avila accepts a Youth Volunteer Award from City Councillor Maurice Brenner and Mayor Dave Ryan

     

 Jaclyn Holdsworth

Jaclyn Holdsworth receives a Youth Volunteer Award from City Councillor Ian Cumming and Mayor Dave Ryan

Matthew McDonald

Matthew McDonald accepts a Youth Volunteer Award from City Councillor Shaheen Butt and Mayor Dave Ryan

Sarah Power

Louise Power, on behalf of Sarah Power, accepts a Youth Volunteer Award from Regional Councillor Kevin Ashe and Mayor Dave Ryan 

        

 Francesco Carbone

Francesco Carbone accepts the Youth Leadership Award from City Councillor David Pickles and Mayor Dave Ryan

ICON Homes

Kevin Watt & Stephen Brown, on behalf of ICON Homes, accepts the Sustainability Award from City Councillor Maurice Brenner and Mayor Dave Ryan

 Mary Berg

Mary Berg accepts an Arts Award from City Councillor Ian Cumming and Mayor Dave Ryan

        

 Jennifer Galberg

Mayor Dave Ryan and City Councillor Shaheen Butt present an Arts Award to Jennifer Galberg

Rick Pyves

Rick Pyves accepts an Arts Award from Regional Councillor David Pickles and Mayor Dave Ryan

Amir Saleem

Amir Saleem accepts the Cultural Diversity Award from Mayor Dave Ryan and City Councillor Shaheen Butt

         

 Nimble Thimbles

Julie Oakes and Barb Vranic accept the Heritage Award, on behalf of Nimble Thimbles, from City Councillor Ian Cumming and Mayor Dave Ryan

metrolinx

 Peter Zuk & Bruce Sevier accept the Heritage Award on behalf of Metrolinx from City Councillor Maurice Brenner and Mayor Dave Ryan

 Triple Group of Companies

Steve Apostolopoulos accepts the Economic Development Award on behalf of Triple Group of Companies from Regional Councillor Kevin Ashe and Mayor Dave Ryan

        

 DaSilva Racing

Regional Councillor David Pickles and Mayor Dave Ryan present a Local Business Award to Joe DaSilva, on behalf of DaSilva Racing

Investigative Solutions Network Inc

Mayor Dave Ryan and City Councillor Maurice Brenner present a Local Business Award to David Perry & Kimberley Perry, on behalf of Investigative Solutions Network Inc.

OPG Pickering 

Randy Lockwood & Rob Davidson,
on behalf of OPG Pickering Nuclear, accept a Local Business Award from City Councillor Ian Cumming and Mayor Dave Ryan

     

PickWaste

Sam Demma & Dillon Mendez accept the Environment Award on behalf of PickWaste from City Councillor Shaheen Butt and Mayor Dave Ryan 

Jerry Coughlan

Jerry Coughlan accepts an Access Award for Disability Issues from City Councillor David Pickles and Mayor Dave Ryan

DRPS Children's Games Partnership

Detective Constable Deb Sabo & Sandie Le, on behalf of DRPS Children’s Games
Partnership, receive an Access Award for Disability Issues

     

Pickering Challenger Baseball

Kevin Leung accepts an Access Award for Disability Issues, on behalf of Pickering Challenger Baseball, from City Councillor Maurice Brenner and Mayor Dave Ryan

   

 

 2017 Civic Awards

On May 28, 2018, the City of Pickering presented Civic Awards to members of the community who made a significant contribution to the City of Pickering during 2017.

 

  Members-of-Council-and-Mayor-Dave-Ryan
City Councillor Shaheen Butt, City Councillor Ian Cumming, City Councillor Maurice Brenner, Regional Councillor David Pickles, Regional Councillor Kevin Ashe, and Mayor Dave Ryan
 
        

Joseph-DeBenedictis-Special-Citation-Award
Joseph DeBenedictis receives the Special Citation Award from Mayor Dave Ryan and Regional Councillor Kevin Ashe

Carole-and-John-Fowles-obo-Kathryn-Fowles-Special-Citation-Award
Carole and John Fowles accept the Special Citation Award on behalf of Kathryn Fowles from Mayor Dave Ryan and Regional Councillor David Pickles
Paula-Lishman-obo-William-Lishman-Lifetime-Achievement-Award
Paula Lishman accepts a Lifetime Achievement Award on behalf of William Lishman from Mayor Dave Ryan and City Councillor Maurice Brenner
        
 Catherine-Schnippering-Lifetime-Achievement-Award
Catherine Schnippering receives a Lifetime Achievement Award from City Councillor Ian Cumming and Mayor Dave Ryan
 Anela-and-Motie-Jadunandan-Individual-Volunteer-Award
Anela and Motie Jadunandan receive an Individual Volunteer Award from Mayor Dave Ryan and Regional Councillor David Pickles
Chris-Szent-Ivany-Individual-Volunteer-Award
Chris Szent-Ivany accepts an Individual Volunteer Award from City Councillor Ian Cumming and Mayor Dave Ryan
        
Kathleen-Dunlop-Individual-Volunteer-Award
Kathleen Dunlop accepts an Individual Volunteer Award from Mayor Dave Ryan and Regional Councillor Kevin Ashe
Linda-Couldridge-Individual-Volunteer-Award
Linda Couldridge accepts an Individual Volunteer Award from Mayor Dave Ryan and City Councillor Shaheen Butt
Margaret-Robertson-Individual-Volunteer-Award
Margaret Robertson accepts an Individual Volunteer Award from City Councillor Maurice Brenner and Mayor Dave Ryan
     
  David-Gordon-Environment-Award
David Gordon accepts the Environment Award from City Councillor Ian Cumming and Mayor Dave Ryan 
Don-Anderson-Betty-Michaud-Brigitte-Sopher-Founders-Whitevale-Arts-Culture-Centre-Community-Group-Award
Don Anderson, Betty Michaud, and Brigitte Sopher-Founder accept a Community Group Award on behalf of the Whitevale Arts and Culture Centre, from City Councillor Shaheen Butt, Mayor Dave Ryan, and Regional Councillor David Pickles
 Evlyn-Hamlet-Caroline-Honsberger-Elaine-Phipps-obo-St-Pauls-on-the-Hill-Community-Group-Award
Evlyn Hamlet, Caroline Honsberger, and Elaine Phipps accept a Community Group Award on behalf of St. Paul's on the Hill from City Councillor Maurice Brenner, Mayor Dave Ryan, and Regional Councillor Kevin Ashe
     
 Elizabeth-Archbold-Amateur-Sports-Award
Elizabeth Archbold receives an Amateur Sports Award from City Councillor Ian Cumming and Mayor Dave Ryan
Richard-Sogawa-David-Werry-Amateur-Sports-Award
Richard Sogawa and David Werry accept an Amateur Sports Award from City Councillor Shaheen Butt, Mayor Dave Ryan, and Regional Councillor Kevin Ashe
Brianna-Fequet-Youth-Volunteer-Award
Brianna Fequet accepts a Youth Volunteer Award from Regional Councillor David Pickles and Mayor Dave Ryan 
        
 Yumnah-Hussain-Youth-Volunteer-Award
Yumnah Hussain accepts a Youth Volunteer Award from City Councillor Maurice Brenner and Mayor Dave Ryan
Addison-Walsh-Youth-Leadership-Award
Addison Walsh accepts a Youth Leadership Award from City Councillor Shaheen Butt and Mayor Dave Ryan
 Mahnoor-Hussain-Youth-Leadership-Award
Mahnoor Hussain accepts a Youth Leadership Award from City Councillor Ian Cumming and Mayor Dave Ryan
        
 Amy-Schindler-Cheryl-Johnston-Scientists-in-School-Sustainability-Award
Mayor Dave Ryan and Regional Councillor Kevin Ashe present the Sustainability Award to Amy Schindler and Cheryl Johnston on behalf of Scientists in School
Mala-Mahabir-Arts-Award
Mala Mahabir accepts the Arts Award from Regional Councillor David Pickles and Mayor Dave Ryan
Hanthan Manickavasagar, Mano. Pancharatnam, Yoka Selvan, Kiruthiga Shanmuganathan, Norin Francis, and Sinnadurai, Mahendranathan (on behalf of Durham Tamil Asoociation) - Cultural Diversity Award
Hanthan Manickavasagar, Mano. Pancharatnam, Yoka Selvan, Kiruthiga Shanmuganathan, Norin Francis, and Sinnadurai Mahendranathan accept a Cultural Diversity Award on behalf of the Durham Tamil Association
         
 Saeed-Siddiqui-obo-Friends-Indeed-Canada-Cultural-Diversity-Award
Saeed Siddiqui accepts the Cultural Diversity Award on behalf of Friends Indeed Canada from City Councillor Shaheen Butt and Mayor Dave Ryan
Helena-Turner-Pam-Edmonds-obo-Vintage-Victuals-Heritage-Award
Helena Turner and Pam Edmonds accept the Heritage Award on behalf of Vintage Victuals from City Councillor Ian Cumming and Mayor Dave Ryan
 Paul-Kandhari-Dipa-Mehra-obo-Miratec-Inc-Economic-Development-Award
Paul Kandhari and Dipa Mehra accept the Economic Development Award on behalf of Miratec Inc. from City Councillor Shaheen Butt, City Councillor Maurice Brenner, and Mayor Dave Ryan
        
 Laura-Lisk-obo-Pickfair-Family-Dental-Local-Business-Award
Regional Councillor David Pickles and Mayor Dave Ryan present a Local Business Award to Laura Lisk, on behalf of Pickfair Family Dental
Linda Raponi obo Pure Energy Fitness Local Business Award
Mayor Dave Ryan and Regional Councillor Kevin Ashe present a Local Business Award to Linda Raponi, on behalf of Pure Energy Fitness