Nominations being accepted for 2015 Paul Yuzyk Award

By on February 13, 2015

Tomas “Tatay” Avendano won the 2014 Paul Yuzyk Award for Multiculturalism. He was recognized in the Lifetime Achievement category.

The Philippine Embassy in Ottawa announced that nominations are now being accepted for the 2015 Paul Yuzyk Award for Multiculturalism. The award acknowledges outstanding contributions to multiculturalism and the integration of newcomers.

This year’s Paul Yuzyk Award will recognize recipients in three categories each year:
• Youth (aged 15-24)
• Organization
• Outstanding Achievement or Lifetime Achievement (aged 25+)
Each award recipient will earn a certificate of honour and the opportunity to direct a $10,000 grant to an eligible, registered, not-for-profit Canadian organization or association of their choice.

Nominations will be accepted until March 31, 2015. To learn more or nominate a candidate, please visit: – Philippine Embassy press statement