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Alberta Newcomer Recognition Awards


Recognizing newcomers who have made a difference.

About the award

The Alberta Newcomer Recognition Awards will celebrate outstanding accomplishments of immigrants including youth, women, seniors, entrepreneurs, workers and community builders.

Nominations were accepted for individuals born outside of Canada who are now Canadian citizens or permanent residents who reside and contribute to a community in Alberta. Individuals do not have to be recent arrivals, but can have lived in Canada for many years.

The 2022 award nomination period was open June 10 to August 7, 2022.

Nomination categories

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    Small Community Enhancement

    Contributions to a rural community

  • inclusive workplaces icon
    Inclusive Workplaces

    Creating a diverse and inclusive workplace

  • entrepreneurial spirit icon
    Entrepreneurial Spirit

    Small or medium business owner innovation

  • young leader icon
    Young Leader

    People ages 18 to 30 who have made a difference

  • senior spirit icon
    Senior Spirit

    An Albertan (65 years or older) who enriches their community

  • newcomer champion icon
    Newcomer Champion

    Supporting newcomers to succeed

  • career academics icon
    Career & Academics Contribution

    Professional or academic excellence

  • student aspiration icon
    Student Inspiration

    A young leader in Grade 12 or younger

  • women's newcomer icon
    Women's Newcomer Impact

    A female leader in her community


Connect with the Newcomer Recognition Awards

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