The 28th Annual Calgary Awards Nominations Open January 5

City of Calgary

Extraordinary Calgarians make a difference. Through their exceptional achievements and contributions, many Calgarians make life better. This is your opportunity to recognize deserving individuals, businesses, and organizations that have improved the quality of life in our community.

The Calgary Awards celebrate exceptional achievements and contributions made by Calgarians. Look to your neighbours, colleagues, community leaders, local groups, and companies who could qualify as award recipients.

13 Award Categories:

The Community Achievement Awards:

  • Grant MacEwan Lifetime Achievement
  • Citizen of the Year
  • Arts
  • Commerce
  • Community Advocate – Individual
  • Community Advocate – Organization
  • Education
  • Heritage
  • Youth

The Environmental Achievement Award

The International Achievement Award

The Award for Accessibility

The City of Calgary W.O. Mitchell Book Prize

Deadline is Wednesday, February 9, 2022. For more information on each award category, eligibility criteria, how to nominate someone, and previous award recipients, visit