Town of Canmore

Mayor's Awards For Volunteer Excellence

Show a community volunteer your appreciation by nominating them for a Mayor’s Award for Volunteer Excellence. This is your opportunity to recognize and thank those hard working volunteers that are so important to the success of your sporting event, team, fundraising efforts or program. All nominees and nominators are invited to attend the dinner and awards ceremony held in the spring each year.

2019 Nominations are now Open

We are now accepting nominees for the 2019 Mayor's Awards for Volunteer Excellence. The nomination form with all the category details can be found pdf here (1.40 MB) .  Applications can be dropped off in person to the Canmore Civic Centre FCSS office or filled out online and emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. The nomination deadline is Friday March 1st, 2019.


2018 Categories & Winners

1. Youth Award for Volunteer Excellence - Individuals 17 years of age and younger

2018 Recipient: Bridget Messier

2018 Nominees:

  • Jennifer Booth
  • Canmore Eagles Hockey Players
  • Bridget Messier
  • Reegan Downer

2. Adult Award for Volunteer Excellence - Individuals 18 years of age and older

2018 Recipients: 

  • Brian McClure
  • Carol Picard

2018 Nominees:

  • Dick Kemper
  • Christine de Soto
  • Brian McClure
  • Bruce Knowlden
  • Suzanne Brouilette
  • Dorothy Ford
  • Robert Hudson
  • Shaun Lowry
  • Paul and Bridget Fearing
  • Mikael McEachen
  • Leslie Lewis
  • Carol Picard

3. Corporate Award for Volunteer Excellence (for profit) - Businesses that have supported volunteerism in Canmore

2018 Recipient: Spring Creek Mountain Village

2018 Nominees:

  • Snowy Owl Sled Dog Tours
  • Spring Creek Mountain Village
  • Save On Foods

4. Corporate Award for Volunteer Excellence (not for profit) - Non profit / Volunteer organizations and families volunteering in Canmore

2018 Recipient: Canmore Hospital Ladies Auxillary

2018 Nominees:

  • Rocky Mountain Adaptive
  • Cycling Without Age
  • Crossway Community Thrift
  • Canmore Hospital Ladies Auxiliary

5. Paul Greig Memorial Award for Environmental Stewarship - Individuals, community groups or corporations who have voluntarily contributed in an outstanding way to the environmental integrity of the Bow Valley

2018 Recipient: Canmore Food Recovery Barn

2018 Nominees:

  • Canmore Food Recovery Barn
  • The Green Team



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