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Nominate someone today for the 2021 RBC Spirit of the Capital Youth Awards

CBC Ottawa is proud to once again be a media sponsor of the RBC Spirit of the Capital Youth Awards.

The Spirit Awards celebrate the incredible contributions youth make in Ottawa.

Recipient Theland Kicknosway poses for a photo at the 2017 Spirit of the Capital Youth Awards. (Kate Tenenhouse/CBC)

CBC Ottawa is proud to once again be a media sponsor of the RBC Spirit of the Capital Youth Awards.

The awards recognize the extraordinary accomplishments of youth in Ottawa whose passion and dedication continue to make a positive difference in our community.

Do you know an outstanding young person in Ottawa who has overcome adversity and shown remarkable courage to tackle some of our community's most pressing challenges? Nominate them today.

Nominations close on Saturday, May 1, 2021.

Categories include:

  • Academic Perseverance
  • Service & Caring
  • Arts & Culture
  • Entrepreneurship & Innovation
  • Take A Stand
  • Strength Through Diversity
  • Max Keeping Personal Courage Award

Each recipient will receive a $1,000 bursary toward academics or projects from Youth Ottawa.

Winners will be announced at an awards ceremony on Oct. 27, 2021 at the National Arts Centre.

Click here for more information or to fill out a nomination form.

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