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Ontario Senior Achievement Awards

Senior Achievement Awards

Application deadline is June 15

HOW TO NOMINATE

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The Ontario Senior Achievement Award honours people who have made an outstanding contribution to their community after age 65.

The recipients of the Senior Achievement Awards with the Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario (front row, centre right), and the Honourable Mario Sergio, Minister Responsible for Seniors Affairs (front row, centre left).
The recipients of the Senior Achievement Awards with the Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario (front row, centre right), and the Honourable Mario Sergio, Minister Responsible for Seniors Affairs (front row, centre left).

Nomination process

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If submitting online, the electronic process will allow you to:

  • Save your submission package on your desktop, as often as needed.
  • Build your submission package as you go.
  • Submit your package now, or at a later date, when it is ready and complete.

If submitting by post:

  • You will be able to print the nomination form and complete it by hand.
  • Please include all mandatory documentation with the completed form prior to posting.

Who is eligible?

Past Recipients

2013
2012
2011
2010
2009
2006
2005
2003

Seniors over 65 who qualify for this award may have contributed in many different fields including arts, literature, community service, voluntarism, education, environment, fitness and humanitarian.

How do I nominate someone?

NEW: You can now submit your PDF nomination form online.

Follow these three simple steps:

By Mail:

When is the deadline?

The deadline is June 15 each year. If June 15 falls on a weekend or holiday, nominations are accepted until 5:00 p.m. the following business day.

Nominations may be submitted at any time. Nominations received after the deadline will be considered for the following year.

How are recipients selected?

An independent selection committee reviews all the nominations and selects the recipients. Members of the selection committee are from the seniors’ community and are appointed by the Minister Responsible for Seniors.

Up to 20 seniors are selected each year.

How are the awards presented?

A special ceremony is held at Queen’s Park in October each year to honour the recipients.

Need more information

Refer to the nomination form to get more details about program requirements.

Contact Us

Email: ontariohonoursandawards@ontario.ca

Phone: 416-314-7526
Toll-free: 1-877-832-8622
TTY: 416-327-2391

Mail: Ontario Honours and Awards Secretariat
Ministry of Citizenship, Immigration and International Trade
400 University Avenue, 4th Floor
Toronto, ON   M7A 2R9