This award is given to a person who goes above and beyond to affect change in Canadian society as it relates to diversity and inclusion, or human rights and equity. This work can either be paid or volunteer, and may focus on any dimension of diversity.

Nominee criteria

  • A nominee can be working in the area of diversity and inclusion, or human rights and equity in the community, either in a paid or volunteer capacity.
  • A nominee must have been active in their role as of the close of nominations.


  • February 25, 2019: Nominations open *
  • May 3, 2019: Nominations close ** 
  • May 3 – 31, 2019: Nomination review by judges
  • May 31 - June 7, 2019: Winners notified

*   Nominations open at 8:00 a.m. ET
**  Nominations close at 4:00 p.m. ET

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