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WinterLife Award (By Municipal World)

The online application form is now closed. Thank you to all of those that submitted an application.
The winners will be announced by the end of September.

The objective of this award is to recognize efforts and involvement in projects and initiatives which engage the community with indoor and outdoor activities from November through March.

Open to all Canadian communities.

Submissions will be evaluated under 3 primary criteria:

  • Holiday Celebrations (Nov / Dec 2017)

Information should include:

  • Visual programs (lighting events, competitions)
  • Holiday events (parades, festivals, entertainment)
  • Public programming
  • Winter Activities (Nov 2017 – Mar 2018)

Information should include:

  • Festivals and events celebrating the community in winter
  • Sports and other programming
  • Use of public spaces
  • Community Outreach (Nov 2017 – Mar 2018)

Information should include:

  • Programs and initiatives which improve quality of live in the community (such as goodwill programs)
  • Programs and initiatives which encourage community engagement, including participation of seniors, youth, new residents

Supporting material should include:

  • Identification of the programs and initiatives included in the submission
  • Indication of multiple sector involvement:
    • Municipal leadership and participation
    • Corporate support
    • Participation of service groups where appropriate
    • Citizen engagement and participation
  • Visual support (media/press clippings, promotional materials)
  • Time duration of the initiatives
  • Outline of means planned to sustain the initiatives

As part of the recognition for this award, a photo of the winning community will be featured on the cover of Municipal World Magazine in December 2018.


(deadline: Extended to August 25, 2018)