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

More information available via the Civic Awards Manual


 

Congratulations to the 2023 Civic Award Recipients!

Special Citation Award
Cindy Adams 

Youth Volunteer Award
Aydin Munawar
Charlie Wascher

Local Business Award
Defend-it Legal Services & Building Blocks HR
Mr. Lube
Open Studio Art Café

Bravery/Heroism Award
Kirk Davis

Youth Leadership Award
Devi Mandir, Youth Group

Environment Award
We Grow Food

Lifetime Achievement Award
Ericka Heather Swaby
Gary Goswell
Myrna Picotte

Sustainability Award
Daniels FirstHome™ Pickering

Accessibility Award

Omar Ha-Redeye

Individual Volunteer Award
Alexis David
Larry Noonan
Margaret Shedden-Eskins
Pamela Spence

Arts Award
Katherine Catarino
Richard RodwelI

 

Community Group Award
DARS
Pickering Pickleball Club

Heritage Award
Maxwell Soundy
Rielle Lantaigne

 

Amateur Sports Award
Curtis Cook
Urban Design Award
Chestnut Hill Developments
 

Nominations

The 2024 Civic Award Nominations are now open!

Nominate Today!

 


 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 (13-19 yrs) for outstanding volunteerism within or outside of the City over the last year or more.

NEW * Animal Advocate Award

Given to an individual, group or business that actively promotes Responsible Pet Ownership and/or works to improve animal welfare in Pickering.

Youth Leadership Award

Given to one or more Pickering youth (13-19 yrs) 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.

NEW * Green Builder Award

Given to one or more builders, showcasing innovative sustainable design, technology, and construction practices in Pickering.

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 accessibility requirements.