Past Recipients

2022 Recipients

Satwinder Bains
(Abbottsford, BC)
Sikh Heritage Museum, National Historic Site, Gur Sikh Temple
Moira Dann
(Victoria, BC)
President, Board of Directors
Craigdarroch Castle
Kokulan Mahendiran
(Edmonton, AB)
Member of the Board
Edmonton Historical Board
Christine Rier
(Cambridge, ON)
Architectural Conservancy Ontario – Cambridge and North Dumfries
Harrison Sheremeta
(Edmonton, AB)
Board Member; Chair of Policy & Planning Committee
Edmonton Historical Board
Ilona Spaar
(Vancouver, BC)
Co-President, Co-Founding Director
Swiss Edelweiss Village Foundation
Sandi Stewart
(Halifax, NS)
Member, Association of Nova Scotia Museums Education and Training Working Group; Volunteer (social media), Interpretation Canada 2022 National Conference
Association of Nova Scotia Museums
Candace Wasacase-Lafferty
(Saskatoon, SK)
Board Member (University of Saskatchewan representative)
UNESCO Ready Fundraising Committee Chair
Wanuskewin Heritage Park
“The programs run by the National Trust for Canada are so valuable to groups like ours. We learn about the best practices that make a difference at all types of heritage places, plus we’re supported by a community of like-minded volunteers and professionals.”
– John P. Mason
“The volunteer work I’ve done at Craigdarroch Castle over the past decade has helped me learn a great deal and make lots of new friends. It led to my writing a book and returning to school for an MA in Public History. It’s also tons of fun!”
– Moira Dann

2021 Recipients

F. Leslie Thompson
Board Member, Past-Chair, Committee Member
Architectural Conservancy of Ontario & Heritage Toronto
Toronto, Ontario
Ted Yudelson
Heritage Abbotsford Society
Abbotsford, British Columbia
Claudia Barrett
Assistant Archivist
Bayfield Historical Society
Bayfield, Ontario
Jonathan Got
Managing Editor
Architectural Conservancy Ontario
Ottawa, Ontario
Danielle Graham
St. John’s Anglican Church
Lunenburg, Nova Scotia
Nancy Perozzo
Secretary, head researcher, website coordinator, archivist
Friends of Grain Elevators
Thunder Bay, Ontario
Nora Reid
President of Board of Directors
Central Station Education Initiative
Welland, Ontario
Bob Taylor-Vaisey
Chair, Parks, Recreation and Culture Advisory Committee
Municipality of Trent Lakes
Trent Lakes, Ontario
John Mason
Founding President
Friends of Guild Park
Toronto, Ontario
Moira Dann
President, Board of Directors
Craigdarroch Castle
Victoria, British Columbia
Christina Han
Vice President
Canadian Industrial Heritage Centre
Brantford, Ontario
Christopher Riou
Fort Erie Museum and Cultural Heritage Advisory Committee (MCHAC)
Fort Erie, Ontario

“I volunteer in the built heritage sector to preserve a physical connection between past, present and future. Without that connection, we are adrift.”
– Richard Krehbiel
 “Volunteers are the heart and sole of our heritage organization and without them we would not exist. Our volunteers are enthusiastic ambassadors and love sharing Chilliwack’s history and heritage with our community.”
– Laura Reid

2020 Recipients

Dorothy Abbott
Treasurer, Board Member
Ontario Black History Society
Toronto, Ontario
Jessica Matthys
Board Member
Norwich District Museum and Archives
Norwich, Ontario
Jared Althouse
Archeology, Learning volunteer
The Royal Alberta Museum
Edmonton, Alberta
Laura Reid
President, Board Member
Heritage Chilliwack Society
Chilliwack, British Columbia
Diane Chin
Vice-Chair, Board member
Architectural Conservancy of Ontario
Toronto, Ontario
Richard Krehbiel
Secretary of the Kisbey Museum Committee
Kisbey Museum
Kisbey, Saskatchewan
Bruce Scott
Secretary, Board Member
Canadian Flight Association
Langley, British Columbia
Leslie Thompson
Board Member, Past-Chair, Committee Member
Architectural Conservancy of Ontario & Heritage Toronto)
Toronto, Ontario


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