Each year, the Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General recognizes individuals, groups and programs that have made outstanding contributions to crime prevention and community safety, which are announced during Crime Prevention Week.
They are looking for nominations and are encouraging people to submit those they think would fall in one of the categories:
Award of Distinction: honours the extraordinary lifetime contribution and commitment to crime prevention, restorative justice, victim services, and/or community safety.
Youth Leadership Award: recognizes those who have demonstrated outstanding leadership and commitment to working with youth in their communities.
Restorative Justice Memorial Award: recognizes those who have demonstrated a commitment to developing partnerships that have advanced the work of restorative justice and brought caring and respectful service to victims, offenders and their communities.
Safe Communities Award: recognizes exemplary leadership through developing innovative projects and key activities or initiatives to promote safe communities.
Services to Victims Award: recognizes exemplary leadership in providing services and supports to victims.
Emerging Leaders Award: established this year, this award recognizes an exceptional youth/young adult, age 18-30, who has made a significant impact in community safety, restorative justice, supporting victims or crime or violence, and/or crime prevention.
The nomination form is available here.
It is open for nominations up until July 18, 2022!