This award, created in 1981 and named in honour of Former March of Dimes President Judge George Ferguson, is presented annually to a business, organization, or individual contributing in an outstanding way by enabling equality and full community participation for people with physical disabilities throughout Canada.
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- The nominee's work with and on behalf of people with disabilities, must have influenced changes in policies or services on a large scale.
- The nominee's contribution must have had a major impact on society and elevated the well being of people with disabilities.
- The nominee's contribution should be unique.
Past Award Winners
2016 - Access T.O. , Toronto, Ontario
2015 - British Columbia Aboriginal Network on Disability Society, Victoria, BC
2014 - Robin Easey Centre, Ottawa, Ontario
2013 - Doug G. Hauser, Calgary, Alberta
2012 - Izzy Camilleri, IZ Adaptive Clothing, Toronto, Ontario
2011 - Teena Tomlinson, Ottawa, Ontario
2010 - Art Elliott, Markham, Ontario
For more information, please contact:
Awards Selection Committee
c/o Executive Assistant
March of Dimes Canada
10 Overlea Blvd.
Toronto, ON M4H 1A4