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Volunteer Awards

Each year the Halifax Regional Municipality, the Mayor and Regional Council recognize the extraordinary contributions of individuals and groups who volunteer their time and skills to provide services and programs in municipal communities.

Do you know a deserving group or individual? Why not nominate them today? Nominations are now closed for the 2017 Volunteer Awards. Thanks to everyone who nominated a fantastic volunteer.


Volunteer Awards PosterA ceremony was held on Wednesday, April 13, 2016, recognizing this year's recipients of the municipal Volunteer Awards. Thanks to everyone who nominated an outstanding volunteer.

View the full list of award winners here.











Award Program


2015 Volunteer Awards
The 2015 Municipal Awards Ceremony was held on April 8th at the Holiday Inn Harbourview. View the photo gallery on Flickr of the 2015 recipients.









The 2014 Awards Ceremony was held on April 9th during National Volunteer Week. Munucipal Poet Laureate El Jones was unable to attend the ceremony in person so she sent her remarks via video. Check out her inspirational take on volunteers...

Here is a list of the volunteers who were recognized in 2014. Congratulations to all!

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