Awards

Vimy Award Call for Nominations 2024

Established in 1991, the Vimy Award recognizes a Canadian who has made significant, outstanding and enduring contribution to the defence and security of our nation and the preservation of our democratic values. The Vimy Award is presented during Remembrance Week at the Annual Vimy Gala, this year taking place November 6, 2024 at the Canadian Museum of War, Ottawa, ON. The award honours the bravery and sacrifice of the Canadian soldiers – comprising the four divisions of the Canadian Corps – who were victorious in the battle of Vimy Ridge in April 1917.

Captain Nichola Goddard Award – Laureate Announcement 2023

Captain Nichola Goddard Award Laureate Announcement. The Captain Nichola Goddard Leadership Award was created to recognize and honour a young Canadian innovator and trailblazer who has made an inspiring early or mid-career contribution to Canadian security and defence. The Captain Nichola Goddard award is about remembering the leadership qualities of Nichola Goddard, her character and her vibrant spirit. The award is intended to celebrate modern soldiers who live and succeed by the same values that Nichola demonstrated including; inclusivity, commitment, courage, and valour. The Captain Nichola Goddard award is about remembering the leadership qualities of Nichola Goddard, her character and her vibrant spirit and is intended to celebrate those who break barriers every day, and who live and succeed by the same values that Nichola demonstrated: inclusivity, commitment, courage, and valour.

Ross Munro Award – Laureate Announcement 2023

The Ross Munro Award recognizes Canadians whose outstanding service to their craft is a testament to the power of national defence and security storytelling in journalism, videography, photojournalism, or authorship. Award recipients demonstrate professional excellence and objectivity in coverage of national defence and security issues, providing insight, analysis, or examination of the context. Areas of focus include the Canadian Armed Forces, departmental and national security agencies and must contribute to a wider public awareness and national discussion. Works of distinction demonstrate the importance of sharing stories that impact all Canadians and strengthen and preserve democratic values.

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