Emergency Management Exemplary Service Award

The nomination period is now open. The deadline to submit a nomination is August 1, 2024 at 11:59 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time (PDT) For more information, please visit the nomination and selection process page.

Federal, Provincial, and Territorial Ministers recognize the work being done across Canada to prevent, prepare for, respond to, and recover from emergencies and disasters.

The Emergency Management Exemplary Service Award is a prestigious recognition for exceptional service and achievement. This award, a partnership between federal, provincial, and territorial governments, recognizes recipients who have achieved excellence in their respective fields. Across Canada, there are many deserving individuals and groups working on emergency management, such as community-based volunteers, people working in all levels of government in emergency management organizations, and Indigenous communities.

Awards are granted in five categories:

During the nomination period, federal, provincial, and territorial governments may present awards in each category to deserving individuals or groups of up to 20 individuals.

Nomination processes vary by province and territory and by award category. Provincial and territorial governments are leading the nomination process for the Resilient Communities, Youth, and Outstanding Contribution to Emergency Management categories in their jurisdictions.

Learn more by reviewing the Nomination and Selection Processes or by contacting your provincial or territorial authorities.

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