Community volunteers recognized

Prime Minister's Volunteer Awards program celebrates improving the well-being of families and communities.

Nominations are now open for the Prime Minister’s Volunteer Awards.

The annual program celebrates individuals, non-profit organizations and businesses that devote time and energy to improving the well-being of families and communities and deserve recognition for volunteer work.

Seventeen awards are given at the regional and national levels and recipients are recognized at a ceremony and can identify a non-profit group to receive a grant.

Nominations are open until April 15. For more information, please go to or call 1-877-825-0434.