Kim Rudd, Member of Parliament for Northumberland—Peterborough South and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Natural Resources, is announcing nominations for the Canada 150 Constituency Award: Service to Country and Community.
Every Member of Parliament in the country has received twenty special Canada 150 pins made from the copper of the roof of the Parliament of Canada.
In order to celebrate extraordinary service to country and/or community by constituents in Northumberland—Peterborough South, Rudd will be awarding 20 individuals with these awards in recognition of their meritorious service. The awards will be presented at a ceremony in November (date to be announced). All nominations must be received by November 3rd, 2017.
“It’s my honour to recognize the incredible contributions these award recipients give of themselves every day to our communities,” said Rudd.
How to Nominate Someone:
The nomination can come from an individual or organization such as a Legion, service club, community organization, school, business, etc.
Visit: 12 Elgin St. East, Unit 4 – Cobourg, ON – K9A 0C5
Call for details: 1-800-461-6742
The award is for “service to country and/or community.” Within this overarching criterion, nominees may have individual criteria including but not limited to any one or more of the following (in alphabetical order):
Work toward combating poverty
Work toward ending discrimination
Work toward gender equality
Work toward Indigenous Reconciliation
Work toward rural community sustainability
Nominees must be Canadian citizens whose main address is within the boundaries of the electoral district of Northumberland—Peterborough South.
There are no age restrictions.
Each award is for one person – no group or paired awards are available.
Jamie Simmons, Communications Director/Community Liaison