These awards are offered annually to volunteers who have made significant contributions as leaders in the fight against cancer.
Outstanding Youth Leadership Award
This award recognizes a Canadian Cancer Society youth volunteer who has demonstrated outstanding leadership skills.
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Medal of Courage
The Medal of Courage is presented to a Canadian Cancer Society volunteer who has demonstrated exceptional courage in their personal battle with cancer or as a caregiver to someone who has had cancer. In doing so, they serve as an inspiration and role model to others.
Transformational Leadership Award
This award recognizes an individual or a group that has played a part in transformational change within the Canadian Cancer Society through their exceptional contributions and selfless volunteer leadership.
Leadership in Community Engagement Award
This award recognizes an individual or a group whose significant and innovative contributions as well as selfless volunteer leadership led to a progressive change within a Canadian Cancer Society program, event or activity. Community can be defined in terms other than geographic.