Awards & Scholarships: LG Awards

The Lieutenant Governor's Leadership for Active Communities Award

This award honours the legacy of the Honourable Norman Kwong’s honourary patronage of the Alberta Active Communities initiative.

This province-wide awards program recognizes the achievements of teams and individuals who:

  • Demonstrate the very best of active community leadership,
  • Engage citizens in planning,
  • Use leadership to get people more active more often,
  • Work to create places, spaces and opportunities for people to be active and engage in their communities, using recreation as a catalyst.

Award Criteria

Any Alberta resident, group or corporate entity that is inspirational in engaging the community toward positive outcomes that build a more active community is eligible for nomination.

Deadline for award nominations is June 30th, 2019. 

Past Recipients

Category Description Status
Community Leader of Tomorrow This award will be presented to an Alberta resident 30 years of age or younger, who has demonstrated the qualities and competencies that are expected to make them an outstanding future community leader. Nominees for this award have, in a relatively short period of time, had an impact on the community as a result of their exceptional professional and/or personal achievements. This individual has demonstrated leadership in using recreation and parks as a catalyst in creating healthier and more active communities. This individual is not in a senior position within their organization or in the community. Now Open
Corporate Community Leader

This award will be presented to a business/corporate entity, or individual that has contributed to the development of active community leadership by:

Demonstrating tangible commitment through corporate social responsibility;

Promoting and supporting recreation and parks as a catalyst for healthier and more active communities; and

Supporting community development strategies toward more active living.

Now Open
Outstanding Community Leader This award will be presented to an individual who has been inspirational in engaging others, acting as a catalyst to increase citizen involvement in planning for increased participation in active living, recreation and sport. This individual is a champion for working with others to create opportunities to get more people, more active, more often. Now Open