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

Congratulations to the 2021 Civic Award Recipients!

Photo Gallery: Civic Award Recipients 2021 will appear here on the public site.

 

Lifetime Achievement Award
Margaret Jocz
Andrée Nicole Vernon

Individual Volunteer Award
Rita Ciani
John Currie
Fahad Hashmi
Kiriga Konalingam
Bruce Lewis-Watts
Wendy Mohammed
Diane May-Delle Palme
Darlene Walker
Natassa Zervopoulos

Service Group Award
Canadian Progress Club,
Durham Region Women

Community Group Award
DARS

Amateur Sports Award
Christopher Deslauriers

Youth Volunteer Award
Nathan Barnes

Youth Leadership Award
Zohair Ahmed
Haley Hill
Xan Koerner

Sustainability Award
Elexicon Energy
Marshall Homes
Opus One Solutions

Arts Award
Anusha Broekhuyse
Dorsey James

Cultural Diversity Award
lshrat Sarwar Butt

Heritage Award
Stephanie Bourque
Jocelyne Pelletier

Urban Design Award
Altona Towns

Local Business Award
Cafe Ro
Charcuterie Pickering
Dairy Queen Grill & Chill
(Pickering)
The Harmony Martial Arts
& Fitness Centre
KvH Fashions
Lai and Associates
Usmania Grill

Environment Award
Chúuk

Accessibility Award
David Wysocki

Senior of the Year Award
Dorsey James


Category Descriptions

Special Citation Award

Given to one or more individuals, groups or businesses from Pickering, whose outstanding achievement(s) over the last year or more, within or outside of the City, brought provincial, national or international recognition to the City.

Bravery Citation Award

Given to one or more individuals for their selfless act of bravery or heroism within or outside of the City during the last year.

Lifetime Achievement Award

Given to one or more individuals living within or outside of Pickering, for a significant contribution over their lifetime, to the betterment of the community.

Individual Volunteer Award

Given to one or more individuals who stand out amongst all other valuable individuals in Pickering for their volunteer service to the City over the last year or more.

Service Group Award

Given to the service group whose activities stand out amongst all other service groups in Pickering for their contribution and service to the City over the last year.

Community Group Award

Given to the community group whose activities stand out amongst all other community groups in Pickering for their contribution and service to the community over the past year.

Amateur Sports Award

Given to one or more individuals from Pickering to recognize excellence in amateur sports over the last year.

Youth Volunteer Award

Given to one or more Pickering youth for outstanding volunteerism within or outside of the City over the last year or more.

Youth Leadership Award

Given to one or more Pickering youth for outstanding leadership within or outside the City over the last year or more.

Sustainability Award

Given to one or more individuals, groups or businesses who have made a significant contribution to the Sustainable Pickering Journey.

Arts Award

Given to one or more individuals, groups or businesses from Pickering to recognize significant artistic achievements within or outside the City over the last year or more.

Cultural Diversity Award
Given to one or more individuals, groups or businesses from Pickering who have made a significant and sustained commitment to the promotion of cultural harmony in the City of Pickering.
Heritage Award

Given to one or more individuals, groups or businesses who have demonstrated a significant contribution to the preservation, conservation, education and/or promotion of Pickering’s heritage.

Urban Design Award
Given to one or more individuals, groups or businesses for their significant contribution to architecture, urban design, or parks and open space design within the City over the last year or more.
Economic Development Award

Given to one or more businesses from Pickering who have made a significant contribution to the City’s economic prosperity over the last year or more.

Local Business Award
Given to one or more individuals, groups or businesses from Pickering who were outstanding in their support of and participation with community activities over the last year or more.
Environment Award

Given to one or more individuals, groups or businesses from Pickering who have made a significant contribution to conserving or enhancing the City’s natural environment.

Accessibility Award

Given to one or more individuals, groups or businesses from Pickering who have made significant or ongoing  contributions, beyond legislative requirements, to the well-being and advancement of people with disabilities.

Senior of the Year Award

Given to one local senior for their outstanding accomplishments. To be eligible for the award, the nominee must be a Pickering resident over 65 years of age, and have enriched the social, cultural, or civic life of the community.