Community Builder Award

This award recognizes a past or current Elected Official who has provided exemplary leadership on council and in his or her community.

Community Service Award

This award recognizes an individual, an organization, or a business that has demonstrated exemplary service to Member Communities in the NWT. This could be in the area of infrastructure development, volunteerism, youth development or other significant contributions.

Roll of Honour (Long Service)

Elected Officials who have served for 15 years or longer on a Member Community Government are eligible to be named to the NWTAC’s Roll of Honour.

Healthy Community Award

Celebrate an NWT community that encourages and supports residents in adopting healthy lifestyle choices by providing programs promoting physical activities, nutrition and social connections that foster positive mental health. The award is sponsored by the GWNT Department of Health & Social Services and the community who wins this award receives $5000 towards a healthy initiative in your community.

Past Award Winners

Each year, the NWTAC recognizes outstanding contributions to communities of the territory. Download an overview of the Awards presentation background.

2019 Awards Winners

Presented at the Annual General Meeting

 

Community Service Award: Signed and QBE
Long Service Award: Lloyd Chicot, Mark Heyck & Jimmy B. Mantla
NWTAC Community Builder Award: Dan Schofield of Yellowknife
Healthy Community Award: Tsiigehtchic Charter Community

2018 Awards Winners

Presented at the Annual General Meeting

 

Community Service Award: Jason Coakwell and Billy & Bertha Gruben
Long Service Award: Mike Maher
NWTAC Presidents Award: Ron Dennill
Healthy Community Award: Tlicho Community Government of Gameti

2017 Awards Winners

Presented at the Annual General Meeting

 

Community Service Award: Kopy Kat North
Long Service Award: Tony Green (Paulatuk)
NWTAC Presidents Award: Government of the Northwest Territories, Health & Social Services
Healthy Community Award: Hamlet of Aklavik

2016 Awards Winners

Presented at the Annual General Meeting

 

Community Builder Award: MP Michael McLeod
Community Service Award: Up Here Magazine
Long Service Award: Jimmy Rabesca (Whati)
Long Service Award: Tom Wilson (Fort Simpson)
Service Recognition: Yvonne Fleming – 25 years
Service Recognition: Cynthia Horton – 15 years

2015 Awards Winners

Presented at the Annual General Meeting

 

Community Builder Award: Garrett Ruben
Community Service Award: NWT Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA)
NWTAC President’s Award: Government of the Northwest Territories Department of Municipal and Community Affairs (MACA)

2014 Awards Winners

Presented at the Annual General Meeting

 

Community Builder Award: Charlie Scarborough
Community Service Award: John McKee
President’s Award: Deline Gotine Government
Long Service Award: Yellowknife Councillor Bob Brooks
Long Service Award: Fort Providence Mayor Tina Gargan
Long Service Award: Paulatuk Mayor Raymond Ruben St.
Long Service Award: Inuvik Councillor Clarence Woods