Gateway Gazette

Nominations Open for Alberta’s Highest Honour

Albertans are invited to nominate remarkable citizens, community leaders and innovators for membership in the Alberta Order of Excellence.

Up to 10 people will be inducted into the Order this year in recognition of remarkable contributions to their community, the province and the nation.

Nominations must be received by Feb. 15 to be considered for investiture this year. Nominations received after that date, and nominations not selected in 2019, may be held and considered for up to three years.

Nominees must be Canadian citizens residing in Alberta and, if selected, must be able to attend the investiture ceremony in October. People cannot nominate themselves, their spouse or a member of their immediate family.

Information about the Order, including nomination guidelines, nomination forms and biographies of previous inductees, is available on the Alberta Order of Excellence website at

Information and nomination forms are also available by calling 780-449-0517.

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