Do you know someone who has made an extraordinary contribution in the community? Does someone you know perform selfless acts to better the lives of those around them all the time? Can you think of someone who promotes diversity and inclusiveness?
If you answered yes to any of these questions, or you know someone or an organization in our community that deserves recognition for their tireless efforts to make our neighbourhoods a better place for everyone, we want to hear from you!
To celebrate Canada’s Sesquicentennial this year, Member of Parliament for Kitchener Centre Raj Saini will be awarding 20 Canada Sesquicentennial Awards of Recognition to members of our community for their extraordinary contributions. From now until Thursday, August 31st, 2017, nominate someone you think deserves to be honoured. Follow the link below, or print off and mail the attached form, then “Like” MP Raj Saini’s Facebook page to complete your nomination. We welcome you to nominate multiple people!
The Canada Sesquicentennial Award of Recognition is to honour those who have made outstanding contributions in our community. Nominees can be entered into one of 4 categories that represent the 4 themes of Canada 150:
1) Promoting a Diverse and Inclusive Canada
2) National Reconciliation of Indigenous and non-Indigenous Canadians
3) Environmental Stewardship
4) Engaging and Inspiring Youth
All nominations will also need an accompanying letter of support. In order to properly evaluate the nominees, our selection committee requires ample detail about everyone who is nominated. You will be asked to provide additional information to support the person you have nominated, in order to ensure the selection committee is fully aware of the contributions they have made. Letters of support will be the primary selection tool used by the committee. Your letter may include:
Selections will be made based on the above criteria, so please ensure you are providing as much detail as possible. We encourage multiple letters of support from separate individuals for nominees.
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