Celebration Planned for YorkWest's First 100 Years


On June 12th, 2014, the riding of York West will celebrate its Centennial year and, with the passing of this milestone, we will have the opportunity to commemorate the truly special businesses, individuals and groups that do so much to make our neighbourhoods strong, diverse and welcoming.

As a way of marking the Centennial, I will be commissioning a limited number of celebratory medals that will be awarded to deserving businesses, individuals and groups who have made a special and sustained contribution to the people of York West.  If you know of someone who is deserving of this once-in-a-lifetime honour, I would urge you to bring their name forward for recognition.

To qualify for this medal, a person must

  1. Be a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada, reside and/or work in or for the people and communities of York West;

  2. Have made a significant and sustained contribution to the communities of York West; and/or

  3. Be responsible for noteworthy achievements in other parts of Canada or abroad that brings credit and recognition to York West.

To nominate a deserving person, please do the following …

  1. Complete the York West Centennial Citation Nomination Form.  Please write clearly and make sure that all sections of the form are completed in full (attach additional pages if necessary). Missing information may result in your nomination being rejected or delayed;

  2. Secure a letter of support from a seconder who also supports the nomination; and

  3. Submit the form to the Awards Jury via one of the three following methods…

  • Mail to: Hon. Judy A. Sgro, MP York West204 Justice Building, House of CommonsOttawa, OntarioCANADA K1A 0A6

The deadline to receive nominations is December 31st, 2013 (all medal presentations will be made in 2014).Please note that no self-nominations will be accepted.

I think that York West is a great place to live, work and play and, with your help, we will make 100 years together.

Hon. Judy Sgro, MPYork West