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Governor General's Awards in Commemoration of the Persons Case

Deadline: July 15

Additional information

Candidates for the Governor General's Awards in Commemoration of the Persons Case must be Canadian citizens. Any individual or group is welcome to nominate a deserving individual as candidate for a Persons Case Award. The awards honour outstanding individuals who have helped to advance equality for girls and women in Canada, demonstrated by leadership and excellence in any field, in either a paid or unpaid capacity. There are no posthumous awards. Five awards plus one Youth award are given annually to candidates chosen from across Canada. Candidates must be over 30 years of age; Youth award nominees must be between 15 and 30 years of age.