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 :
    • Prepare a document summarizing how the nominee meets at least one of the selection criteria. (Max 1000 words)
      • 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
    • Prepare a document summarizing the nominee’s contributions, impact, and importance to aviation safety. (Max 1000 words)
      • 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)
    • If applicable, consolidate any supporting evidence testifying the nominee's accomplishments into (1) one document. This document can incorporate:
      • Letters of commendation
      • Statistics
      • Awards
      • Reports
      • Articles from newspapers, magazines, or academic journals
      • Web links etc.
  3. Email the nomination form and supporting documentation package to Transport Canada at by September 20, 2024 at 11:59 PM (Eastern Standard 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).


  • Summer 2024: launch of the nomination process.
  • September 20, 2024: closing date for applications.
  • May 2025: winner announcement.

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