Nominate a harbour authority for recognition

The Harbour Authority Achievement Distinction Award recognizes harbour authorities for successful initiatives that are beyond normal practices and benefit harbour users and the community at large.

The Harbour Authority Environmental Stewardship Distinction Award recognizes harbour authorities for their environmental stewardship initiatives that addressed or mitigated an environmental issue at their harbours.

Who is eligible for this service

All harbour authorities involved in managing small craft harbours within a region are eligible for this award.

Small Craft Harbours program employees are not eligible.

Selection criteria for the Harbour Authority Achievement Distinction Award

Your nomination must be for a harbour authority that has:

  • a business or long-term plan in place for its harbours
  • shown leadership in project planning and management, in particular:
    • met regulatory requirements
    • explored outside funding options
    • developed positive community relationships
  • provided up-to-date financial statements to regional staff from the Small Craft Harbours program
  • led a harbour improvement project that enhanced its financial viability or benefited the community
  • done the project in cooperation and/or consultation with regional staff from the Small Craft Harbours program

Selection criteria for the Harbour Authority Environmental Stewardship Distinction Award

Your nomination must be for a harbour authority that has:

  • an environmental management plan in place at its harbours
  • done the project in cooperation and/or consultation with regional staff from the Small Craft Harbours program
  • completed a project resulting in an improvement to the harbour environment and/or the mitigation of an environmental issue or concern

What you need before you start

You may nominate candidates for the award if you're a:

  • part of a harbour authority
  • harbour manager or supervisor
  • Small Craft Harbours program regional employee
  • member of the Regional Harbour Authority Advisory Committee

Download the form

Ways to nominate

Submit your nomination in person, by fax or by email to your regional office.

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