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.

Healthy Community Award

In a year where COVID has wreaked havoc on our lives, what did your community do to encourage and support your residents to adopt a healthy lifestyle. Tell us what you have done to promote physical activities, nutrition and socials connects even with the requirements for social distancing, how did you help your community to get through the tough times that played on everyone’s mental health. We want to hear your amazing story! And you can win $5000.00!

Energy Excellence Award

Your community has a chance to win $5000.00!!! How has your community demonstrated leadership in improving energy efficiency and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Tell us how and what you have done and help other communities with your successful story!

Climate Change Resilience Award

In a time where we can see what climate change is doing to the earth, why not tell us and everyone what your community is doing in climate change adaptation. Has your community been pro-active to the challenges caused by Climate Change! Win your community $5000.00 by telling us your success story!

NWTAC Community Awards

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