The Minister’s Seniors Service Awards are now open for nominations. The annual province-wide honours recognize individuals, businesses and non-profit organizations who support seniors.

Until June 30, 2021
, you can submit your suggestions for a person or organization making a difference in Albertan seniors’ lives
through their:

  • volunteerism
  • philanthropy
  • innovation
  • outstanding service


5 Nomination Categories

There are a variety of award categories, including a brand new one:


  • Individual Award – An individual Albertan or couple, of any age, who provides volunteer service, demonstrates philanthropy, or outstanding service to seniors in Alberta.


  • Business Award – An Alberta business or corporation exhibiting excellence in innovation or philanthropy in support of Alberta’s seniors.


  • Nonprofit Award – An Alberta nonprofit organization exhibiting excellence in innovation or outstanding service to Alberta’s seniors.


  • *NEW* Alberta Spirit Award – An Alberta individual, business, or nonprofit organization that has brought joy to isolated seniors to promote wellness and reduce social isolation.


  • Alice Modin Award – An individual or couple who is 65 years or older and has:
    • been volunteering in their community for 20+ years;
    • actively promotes volunteerism; and/or
    • has had a provincial impact through their volunteer efforts.



This award is given in honour of Alice Modin who championed a seniors’ day in Strathcona County, which paved the way for the province-wide Seniors’ Week we celebrate to this day.


How to Nominate a Deserving Alberta Resident

If you have a person, company or organization you’d like to suggest for one of the five awards, there are two ways you can submit a nomination.


2 Options to Complete Nomination Form:


Nominations can be submitted: 

Minister’s Seniors Service Awards
6th Floor, 10405 Jasper Avenue
Edmonton, AB T5J 4R7



You can also visit the Government of Alberta webpage about the awards and nomination process.