Transport Canada Aviation Safety Award: Nominate someone

Nomination process

To nominate a person or group for the award:

  1. Download the nomination form, then complete and sign it
  2. Prepare a supporting documentation package with the following elements :
    1. A document explaining, in writing, how the nominee meets the at least one of the selection criteria:
      • a commitment and exceptional dedication to Canadian aviation safety for 3 years or more, or
      • completing a program or research project that has significantly impacted the safety of public aviation in Canada, or
      • doing an outstanding act, work, contribution or service to Canadian aviation safety
    2. A document describing in writing, the nominee’s contributions, impact and importance to aviation safety, highlighting:
      • personal or group qualities, skills, innovation, commitment, dedication, strategic leadership, teambuilding, partnerships, or stewardship of the aviation community
      • organizing and deploying human or financial resources, or involvement or commitment at significant personal expense to a major program, project, research study, action or activity
      • the scope and impact of their work (benefits and results)
    3. Additional documentation testifying the candidate’s accomplishments, such as:
      • Letters of commendation
      • Statistics
      • Performance reviews
      • Reports
      • Articles from newspapers, magazines, or academic journals
  3. Email the nomination form and supporting documentation package to Transport Canada at by September 8, 2023 at 11:59 Eastern time

We recommend compressing your documents into a ZIP file or uploading the nomination package to a file sharing program (like Google Drive, Dropbox, or We Transfer).


  • September 8, 2023: closing date for applications.
  • February 2024: winner announcement.
  • Fall 2024: launch of the nomination process.

Request a copy of the nomination form

Get a copy of this Transport Canada document sent to you by email.

Request a copy of the Aviation Safety Awards Nomination Form Request a copy of the Aviation Safety Awards Nomination Form