Civic Awards Program

The Township of Hamilton is currently in the process of developing a Civic Awards Program to recognize the contributions and achievements of individuals and groups that make the Township a positive place to live and contribute to the overall sense of community in the Township of Hamilton.

As the Township's Nominations Advisory Committee formalizes the Civic Awards Program in the upcoming year, subscribe to this page for regular updates and notification of new awards categories and opportunities to submit nominations. 

Have an idea for an award category? Contact the Clerks Department and let us know your thoughts! 

Awards Categories

Ontario Senior of the Year

This award is given by a municipality to recognize an outstanding senior who, after age 65, enriches the social, cultural or civic life of the community.

Application Deadline

  • April 27, 2023 at 12:00pm
  • Nominations received after the deadline will be considered for the following year.


  • The person you nominate (the nominee) must be:
    • at least 65 years of age
    • a resident of the Township of Hamilton, Ontario
    • a living person who has made their community a better place to live
  • You cannot nominate:
    • yourself
    • someone who has passed away
    • elected federal, provincial, municipal representatives or political appointees

How to Nominate Someone for Ontario Senior of the Year


Award Recipients will be notified by June 30, 2023 and be recognized at an official ceremony (date to be determined).