Nominations open for City's 2017 Access, Equity and Human Rights Award!


Every year, the City of Toronto's Access, Equity and Human Rights (AEHR) Awards recognize the achievements of people who, or programs that, made a difference in Toronto by working to eliminate discrimination or break down barriers to equality. The following categories are:

  • Aboriginal/Indigenous Affairs Award
  • Access Award for Disability Issues
  • Constance E. Hamilton Award for the advancement on the status of women
  • Pride Award for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Trans and 2-Spirit Issues
  • William P. Hubbard Award for Race Relations

Award recipients will be recognized at a public event on the evening of December 4th, 2017 at Council Chambers, City Hall. Performances and a reception will follow the award ceremony.

Nominees must be Toronto residents, groups or programs. It is easy to submit a nomination with both online and mail-in options. More information, including past recipients, is available at The deadline for nominations is Thursday, August 31 at 4 p.m

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