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Call for Nominations for the 2022 NWT Outstanding Volunteer Awards

Press Release

May 4, 2022

The Department of Municipal and Community Affairs (MACA) is announcing the annual notice of the nomination deadline for the Northwest Territories (NWT) Outstanding Volunteer Awards. This year marks the 31st year of this award, which recognizes and celebrates the remarkable contributions volunteers make in communities across the NWT.

Residents are encouraged to nominate an elder, youth, individual, or group of volunteers in their community. This program acknowledges those who give their time to improve the quality of life for their fellow NWT residents.

Awards are presented annually in the following categories:

  • Elder Outstanding Volunteer Award
  • Youth Outstanding Volunteer Award
  • Individual Outstanding Volunteer Award
  • Group Outstanding Volunteer Award

The deadline to submit nominations is Friday September 16, 2022.

Additional information and nomination forms are available at all MACA and community government offices and online at

For more information, contact:

Jay Boast
Communications Planning Specialist
Municipal and Community Affairs
Government of the Northwest Territories
Phone: (867) 767-9162 ext. 21044


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