Last Week to Nominate an Honorary Citizen

Do you know someone who has made our community a better place? Nominate them for an Honorary Citizen Award!

Please note, the deadline to submit a nomination is Friday, April 11.

Honorary Citizen Awards are held every three years, and celebrates individuals who have made significant contributions to our city through service to the community or person achievements.

The City of Victoria is now receiving nominations for the Honorary Citizen Awards. An Award nominee must meet the following criteria:

  • The Award is given in recognition of an individual's service to the community or personal achievements
  • The Award nominees must be a living resident or former resident of the Capital Region whose exceptional contribution to the community or personal achievement has benefited the City of Victoria or the Capital Region
  • Those currently holding elected office, or those considering running for elected office in the 2014 local general election, will be excluded from nomination

Past recipients of the Honorary Citizen Awards are not eligible for nomination.

All submitted nomination forms and other materials supporting the nomination become the property of the City of Victoria and will not be returned to the nominator or nominee. Personal information about the nominees provided to the City will only be used and retained in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. Only the nominees selected by the Honorary Citizen Awards Committee will be notified of their nomination.

How to Nominate

Those interested in nominating citizens who meet the criteria noted above are invited to submit a completed Nomination Package to the Honorary Citizens Committee in person or by mail to:

City of Victoria
Honorary Citizens Committee
Attn: Ming Moodrey, Legislative Services Division
1 Centennial Square
Victoria BC
V8W 1P6

The deadline for the submission is 4 p.m. Friday, April 11, 2014. 

For more information on the submission process contact Legislative Services at 250.361.0346.