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Canada Awards 2020

2020 IAEM-Canada Call for Nominations

On behalf of the IAEM-Canada Membership Committee:

We are pleased to announce the invitation for nominations of the 2020 IAEM-Canada Awards. These awards recognize emergency management practitioners who have made exemplary contributions to the field by promoting and improving the emergency management profession in Canada.

These awards are specific to Canadian members and complement those offered by IAEM-Global. Please take a moment to read about each of these exciting awards and consider nominating a colleague or a community project! 

Nominations Are Now Open

Nomination is simple - complete the appropriate form and submit it to IAEMCanadaMembership@Outlook.com. The deadline for nominations is June 30, 2020, 5:00 p.m. Eastern time


Download the Call for Nominations and Guidelines here.

 

IAEM-Canada Council members are eligible for the following categories of award:

  • IAEM-Canada Career Excellence Award
  • IAEM-Canada Emergency Management Volunteer Award
  • IAEM-Canada Prepared Community Award
  • IAEM-Canada Merit Award

There are four award categories in the 2020 IAEM-Global Awards Competition which are open to entries from any location worldwide. Please visit the IAEM website for more information about the award categories and nomination process: https://www.iaem.org/2020-global-award-entries.

There are four categories for the Global awards:

  • IAEM-Global Business & Industry Preparedness Award
  • IAEM-Global Partners in Preparedness Award 
  • IAEM-Global Public Awareness Award
  • IAEM-Global Technology and Innovation Award

Help Spread the Word

Please help your network by spreading the word.

  • Follow IAEM @IAEMCanada on Twitter and retweet our posts.
  • Ask a friend/colleague/acquaintance: Have you nominated someone for the IAEM Canadian Awards 2020 yet?

It is our hope to give credit for the hard work our members do, but we need your help! Please consider your network and help the association promote the excellent work of emergency management in Canada. We sincerely thank you for taking the time to nominate outstanding members of the IAEM Canada Council. 

-IAEM Canada Membership Committee

 

IAEM-Canada Career Excellence Award

The IAEM-Canada Career Excellence Award recognizes a national leader who has made significant contributions throughout their career to promote and improve the emergency management profession in Canada. Download 2020 IAEM-Canada Career Excellence Award nomination form.

  • Purpose: To recognize a national leader who has made significant contributions throughout their career to promote and improve the emergency management profession in Canada.
  • Eligibility: Minimum 15 years in the Canadian Emergency Management Industry representing all aspects of emergency management.
  • Qualification: Nomination of self or by nomination of another party. 
  • Use Nomination Form.
  • Must specify behavior of merit.
  • Awarded: Annually; maximum of 2 awards per year as determined by the Awards Sub-Committee. 

IAEM-Canada Emergency Management Volunteer Award

The IAEM-Canada Emergency Management Volunteer Award recognizes a volunteer who has made significant contributions to promote and improve the emergency management profession in Canada. Download 2020 IAEM-Canada Emergency Management Volunteer Award nomination form.

  • Purpose: To recognizes a volunteer who has made significant contributions in recent years to promote and improve the emergency management profession in Canada. 
  • Eligibility: Significant volunteer contribution to Emergency Management in Canada in recent years
  • Qualification: Nomination of self or by nomination of another party. 
  • Use Nomination Form.
  • Must specify behavior of merit, including supporting documentation.
  • Awarded: Annually; maximum of 2 awards per year as determined by the Awards Sub-Committee.

IAEM-Canada Merit Award 

The IAEM-Canada Merit Award recognizes an individual or organization for having performed a significant contribution to the Emergency Management field in Canada in recent years. Contributions may include, for example, an individual or organization who: champions EM, BC/COOP, has developed a successful record or Community engagement around the Pillars of EM, Health & Environmental Safety, or other programming related to emergency management. Download 2020 IAEM-Canada Merit Award nomination form.

  • Purpose: To identify a state, quality, or condition of superior service and/or action over and above the normal state that benefits Emergency Management as a whole.
  • Eligibility: All Emergency Management Professionals and/or Organizations involved with Emergency Management in Canada.
  • Qualification: Nomination of self or by nomination of another party. 
  • Use Nomination Form.
  • Must specify behavior of merit and provide a sample or link as appropriate.
  • Awarded: Annually; maximum 2 awards per year as determined by the Awards Sub-Committee.

IAEM-Canada Prepared Community Award

The IAEM-Canada Prepared Community Award recognizes a Canadian community effort with respect to the Emergency Management Principles of mitigation and preparedness to enhance public safety in Canada. Download 2020 IAEM-Canada Prepared Community Award nomination form.

  • Purpose: To recognize a Canadian community effort with respect to the Emergency Management Principles of mitigation and preparedness to enhance public safety in Canada.
  • Eligibility: Canadian Communities. Achieved the ‘Resilience City’ designation or accredited by Emergency Management Preparedness and Assistance (EMPA).
  • Qualification: Nomination of self or by nomination of another party. 
  • Use Nomination Form.
  • Must specify behavior of merit and provide a sample or link as appropriate.
  • Awarded: Annually; maximum 2 awards per year as determined by the Awards Committee.