Canadian Commonwealth Sport Awards

The objectives for the Canadian Commonwealth Sport Awards is to:

  • celebrate and honor individuals and organizations who have made a significant contribution to the Commonwealth sport movement in Canada and/or abroad.
  • Increase the Canadian public’s awareness of the Commonwealth sport movement and CSC, and  
  • provide a vehicle for fundraising.

 

2021 Call for Nominations and application form for the PARTNERSHIP EXCELLENCE category (Outstanding Partner Award) will come in early Spring.

AWARD CATEGORIES:

SPORT DEVELOPMENT EXCELLENCE (SportWORKS Award):  An individual recognized for their exceptional contributions during their international placement with CSC. The award is presented to a SportWORKS Officer who has made a significant contribution to the development of sport. Recipient selection for this award is based on the nominee’s contribution to the development of sport (at any level) in Commonwealth countries around the world.  (Beyond the Podium Award): Recognizes the contributions and achievements that a partnering organization or individual has made in using sport as a tool to drive development.  This award is presented to a current or former CSC partner organization or Individual that has made significant contributions towards development through sport.  Recipient selection for this award is based on the nominee’s contribution to social development in their community or country.

SPORT EXCELLENCE (Athlete & Coach Award):  Recognizes and celebrates outstanding athletic and coaching performances at the last Commonwealth Games!

VOLUNTEER EXCELLENCE (Award of Merit (Builder)):  An individual who has made distinguished, lasting and valuable contributions to furthering the aims and objectives of Commonwealth Sport Canada (CGC) and the Commonwealth Games Foundation of Canada (CGFC), both domestically and internationally.  Builder nominees may be either active or inactive at the time of their consideration. Click here for Previous Award Recipients.

PARTNERSHIP EXCELLENCE (Outstanding Partner Award):  Serves to recognize the extraordinary support provided to CSC/CGFC by a valued, external organization.  Without that support, CSC/CGFC could not meet its goals. 

PREVIOUS AWARD RECIPIENTS:

Inducted 1993 - AWARD OF MERIT

M.M. (Bobby)
Robinson
Hamilton Sports Hall of Fame

Colonel John M.
(Jack) Davies

Margaret Lord

Neil Farrell

Allan Fitzpatrick

Inducted 1996 - AWARD OF MERIT

Ivor Dent, Ph.D Wally Stinson Kenneth P Farmer

Awarded 1997 - SIGNIFICANT CONTRIBUTION

Hon. James Richardson

Inducted 2000 - AWARD OF MERIT

Doreen Ryan Vaughan Baird Kenneth Smith Robert Osborne

Awarded 2001 - SIGNIFICANT CONTRIBUTION

Bruce Robertson

Inducted 2005 - AWARD OF MERIT

Robert (Bob) Adams

Inducted 2008 - AWARD OF MERIT

Judy Kent

 

In 2016 the Award of Merit and Significant Contribution Awards became part of a larger Awards program, now called the Canadian Commonwealth Sport Awards.

Inducted 2016 - CANADIAN COMMONWEALTH SPORT AWARDS

Margie Schuett Award of Merit Ryan Pelley
SportWORKS
Jennifer Brown SportWORKS PCL Outstanding Partner

 

 

 

 

 

Inducted 2017

Brock University Outstanding Partner

Inducted 2018

Kylie Masse
Sport Excellence - Athlete

Martin Calder
Sport Excellence - Coach 

Inducted 2019

Bruce Robertson
Award of Merit

Jenny Wong 
SportWORKS