Innovation Award

This award recognizes employees who display creativity by introducing new ideas, services or practices. These individuals contribute innovative solutions to their organization by looking at new ways to achieve shared goals.


Recipient Agency Location Year
Rani Anto Newcomer Centre of Peel Greater Toronto 2019
Jaydeep Atara St. Leonard’s Place Peel Greater Toronto 2019
Ashleigh Judge College-Montrose Children’s Place Greater Toronto 2019
Furniture Bank Furniture Bank Greater Toronto 2017
Kenneth Slater Dixon Hall Greater Toronto 2017
Claire Dadoun Blue Door Shelters Greater Toronto 2017
Bonnie Harkness 360 Kids York Region 2015
Pegah Memarpour Blue Door Shelters York Region 2013
Ranjith Kulatilake Access Alliance Multicultural Health and Community Services Toronto 2014
Dana Borrie Lumacare (formerly known as Downsview Services for Seniors) Toronto 2014
Kevin Lee Scadding Court Community Centre Toronto 2013
Letecia Rose Nia Centre for the Arts  Toronto 2013
Katie Giles Bernard Betel Centre Toronto 2013
Maria Bernard For Youth Initiative in Toronto Toronto 2012
Julia Migounova  Bernard Betel Centre Toronto 2012
Yousra Dabbouk Access Alliance Multicultural Health and Community Services Toronto 2012
Jessica Reynolds Volunteer Centre of Toronto Toronto 2011
Eliot Yip The Cross-Cultural Community Services Association Toronto 2011
Lekan Olawoye For Youth Initiative in Toronto Toronto 2011
Mary-Kay McVicar Street Health Community Nursing Foundation Toronto 2010
Zabrina Babbington Jane/Finch Community and Family Centre Toronto 2010
Sue Marsh-Woods Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB) Toronto 2010
Joanne Green Opportunity for Advancement Toronto 2009
Ajith Aluthwatta CultureLink Toronto 2009
Michael James Bernard Betel Centre Toronto 2008
Michele Chai Planned Parenthood Toronto Toronto 2008
Melanie Robitaille College-Montrose Children's Place Toronto 2008
Mulugeta Abai
 Canadian Centre for Victims of Torture Toronto 2008
Debra Langleben Hope 24/7 Peel 2017
Alisha Denonanan Knights Table Peel 2017
Nirlep Gill Punjabi Community Health Services Peel 2017
Mona Fathieh Newcomer Centre of Peel Peel 2016
Carol Medhurst Caledon Parent Child Centre Peel 2016
Nirpal Bhangoo Punjabi Community Health Services Peel 2016
Kalvinder Kular Collingwood Neighbourhood House Lower Mainland 2017
Rupi Sahota Sources Community Resources Society Lower Mainland 2016
Karin Rai The Family Education and Support Centre Maple Ridge Lower Mainland 2016
Claudine Matlo Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House Lower Mainland 2015
Bella Cenezero Parent Support Services Society of BC Lower Mainland 2015

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