National First Nations Water Leadership Award

The call for nominations for 2019 is now closed.

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About the award

There are people who, by their everyday actions, are able to guide, influence and inspire. We call them leaders.

In March 2018, Indigenous Services Canada (ISC) created the annual National First Nations Water Leadership Award to recognize First Nations individuals or organizations that have demonstrated leadership and outstanding dedication to the advancement of clean and safe drinking water in First Nations communities, today and for future generations.

Who is eligible?

You can nominate:

having demonstrated leadership and made outstanding contributions to the advancement of clean and safe drinking water in First Nations communities by, for example:

Nominations procedure

An Advisory Committee formed of First Nations partners and ISC representatives will review nominations and provide recommendations to the Minister of Indigenous Services.

The Minister will announce the second recipient of the National First Nations Water Leadership Award in the spring of 2019.

Deadline

The deadline to submit a nomination was January 16, 2019.

How to submit a nomination?

Send your completed nominations to ISC,

by e-mail to: aadnc.proprepnh2o-cleanfnh2o.aandc@canada.ca

or by mail to:

Indigenous Services Canada
National First Nations Water Leadership Award
Office 2504 A
10 rue Wellington
Gatineau QC  K1A 0H4

In the nomination, please provide the following:

  1. the full name and contact information of the individual, organization or community being nominated. If the nominee is an individual, please mention which First Nation they are affiliated with
  2. your contact information and your relationship to the nominee
  3. a written description of how the candidate you are nominating meets the above eligibility criteria (500 words maximum)
  4. the name and contact information of a reference other than yourself who would support the nomination. Please indicate the relationship of the reference to the nominee. The Advisory Committee may contact you or the reference for further details

Incomplete submissions will not be considered.

If you have questions, please email us at: aadnc.proprepnh2o-cleanfnh2o.aandc@canada.ca.

Past winner

2018: Chief Lorraine Crane, Slate Falls First Nation

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