Last fall, a record-shattering 73 REALTORS® were nominated for the Canadian REALTORS Care® Award. These inspiring community builders were recognized for demonstrating the deep connection REALTORS® share with the communities in which they live and work.
We’re happy to announce your opportunity to a recognize a REALTOR® who’s making a difference, has arrived once again. The nomination period for the Canadian REALTORS Care® Award 2022 Proudly Presented by REALTOR.ca is officially open!
We’re looking for REALTORS® who have shown a commitment to improving the lives of others in their community. If your nominee is selected, their inspirational story will be shared from coast to coast, and their charity of choice will receive a $5,000 donation from the Canadian Real Estate Association.
Past winners of the Canadian REALTORS Care® Award include:
- Gregg Bamford (2021) is an experienced volunteer, whose enthusiasm for bettering the lives of others in his community of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan inspired him to create One Small Step, an online platform that shares the real-time needs of non-profits with potential donors.
- Ron Antalek (2020) used his leadership and philanthropic efforts to help transform mental health services in his community of Maple Ridge, British Columbia, through the creation of the Antalek Family Psychiatric Unit at Ridge Meadows Hospital.
- Geoff and Regan Archambault (2019) are board leaders and community builders who have made an indelible impact on many local Winnipeg, Manitoba charities, including the Concordia Foundation and K.I.D.S. (Kenya Initiative for Development and Sustainability Inc.).
- Carolyn Swinson (2018) turned personal tragedy into a legacy of helping others and advocating for safer roads across the country as a long-time volunteer with MADD Canada.
- Laura-Leah Shaw (2017) is a passionate animal rights advocate and a tireless volunteer who hand-delivers food and other goods to those in need in Vancouver, British Columbia.
- Vince Mirabelli (2016) has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for charities close to his heart and made a positive impact on the lives of children and families in his hometown of Thunder Bay, Ontario.
Inspire your peers and nominate a deserving REALTOR® today. To learn more about the nomination process and award details, please visit our nomination web page. The results will be announced during CREA’s 2022 Annual General Meeting in April.
All nomination packages must be submitted by Friday, December 3, 2021 at 4 p.m. EST.