Awards of Excellence

The Metropolis CANADA Awards of Excellence

The Metropolis Awards of Excellence recognize and celebrate outstanding contributions to the field of immigration and settlement in Canada. This national award intends to establish a benchmark of achievement and excellence, bringing pride and peer acknowledgement to the deserving recipients. Based on a nomination process, the Metropolis Canada Awards Subcommittee, consisting of members of the Conference Steering Committee, is responsible for selecting the Award recipients.


2021 Metropolis CANADA Awards Winners

METROPOLIS RESEARCHER AWARD RECIPIENT

Lori Wilkinson

Professor, University of Manitoba / Canada Research West

METROPOLIS SERVICE PROVIDER AWARD RECIPIENT

Tara Bedard

Executive Director of the Waterloo Region Immigration Partnership

METROPOLIS POLICY MAKER AWARD RECIPIENT

Dawn Edlund

Former Associate Assistant Deputy Minister of Operations, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, and Government of Canada Operational Lead for Operation Syrian Refugees (Retired)


2020 Metropolis CANADA Awards Winners

METROPOLIS RESEARCHER AWARD RECIPIENT

Dr. Vic Satzewich

Professor of Sociology, McMaster University

METROPOLIS SERVICE PROVIDER AWARD RECIPIENT

Abdikheir Ahmed

Executive Director, Aurora Family Therapy Centre

METROPOLIS POLICY MAKER AWARD RECIPIENT

Shamira Madhany

Managing Director, Canada & Deputy Executive Director, World Education Services


2019 Metropolis CANADA Awards Winners

Metropolis Researcher Award Recipient

Dr. Wendy Cukier

Director, Diversity Institute, Ted Rogers School of Management, Ryerson University

Metropolis Service Provider Award Recipient

Gerry Mills

Former Executive Director of Immigrant Services Association of Nova Scotia (ISANS)

Metropolis Policy Maker Award Recipient

Véronique Lamontagne

International Relations Advisor, Responsible for Migration, Human Rights and Climate files, City of Montreal