Mission Award

The Mission Award recognizes a full-time, permanent staff member’s exemplary contribution to the achievement of the Crohn’s and Colitis Canada Mission through his or her work.

Nominations for the 2021 Mission Award are now being accepted.

To nominate an individual for the Mission Award, please complete the form below.

Past recipients:

2020      Neval Tug
2020      Sara Ghandeharian
2019      Betty Guo
2018      Charlotte Hall-Coates
2017      Teri McGeachie
2016      Penny Bellhouse
2015      Jacqueline Alvarez

Mission Award nomination form

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I would like to nominate the above individual for the Mission Award.
The nominee is a person who has demonstrated exceptional service and has made an outstanding contribution to the Mission of Crohn’s and Colitis Canada. I believe that this contribution is "outstanding" because of the above accomplishment or continuous efforts. (250 characters maximum)
I recommend that the President and CEO also consider the above factors in judging the merit of this nomination. (250 characters maximum)

  • Canada has among the highest incidence rates of Crohn's and colitis in the world.
  • 1 in 140 Canadians lives with Crohn’s or colitis.
  • Families new to Canada are developing these diseases for the first time.
  • Incidence of Crohn’s in Canadian kids under 10 has doubled since 1995.
  • People are most commonly diagnosed before age 30.

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