Nominations are now closed for the 2016 Public Interest Alberta Awards. Please consider nominating an individual or organization next year!
Each year the Public Interest Awards are given to individuals and/or organizations who are making an exemplary contribution in one or more of the following ways:
- effectively drawing public attention to the importance of preserving and enhancing an element of public services, public institutions, public spaces, the public good or the public interest.
- mobilizing support in one or more of the above areas.
- promoting effective cooperation among individuals and organizations in one or more of the above areas.
- working to strengthen Alberta’s public sphere and public interest in any other effective manner.
Northern Alberta - Elisabeth Ballermann
Southern Alberta - Susan Wright
No awards were presented in 2015
Southern Alberta - Dr. Paul Parks
Northern Alberta - Dave Werlin
More information on 2014 recipients (includes video of presentations).
Southern Alberta Recipient: Evelyn Schuler
Northern Alberta Recipient: The Global Café
Organizational Recipient: Multicultural Health Brokers Cooperative
Individual Recipient: Enneke J. Lorberg
See the media release for details
Recipients: Keith Wiley, Carol and John Wodak
See the media advisory for details
Dorothy McKenna & Womanspace Resource Centre
Whitemud Citizens for Public Health
Noel & Lynda Somerville
Families Who Care
Neil Reimer & Alberta Council on Aging
Vibrant Communities Calgary
Brian Staples, SALT
Jackie Flanagan, Alberta Views Magazine>
Lynda & Ron Jonson & Seniors I Care