Call for Nominations – Immigrants of Distinction Awards 2019

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The Immigrants of Distinction Awards (IDA) honours the exceptional contributions and achievements of Calgary’s immigrants and refugees. Nominations for the 2019 Annual Immigrants of Distinction Awards are officially open and will remain open until 11:59 pm on November 30, 2018. Nominations can be made online by visiting

The theme for the 23rd Annual Immigrants of Distinction Awards ‘Immigration – Building Canada’s Prosperity’ aims to recognize inspirational immigrants and refugees in our nation’s ever-expanding mosaic of ethnicities, languages, cultures and talents that have come together to create a strong and prosperous Canada. This year the awards gala will be hosted at the dazzling Bella Concert Hall, Calgary on March 15, 2019. Tickets will be available for purchase in December 2018.

Immigrant Services Calgary is currently accepting nominations in the following categories:

  • Achievement under 35
  • Arts and Culture
  • Community Service
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Lifetime Achievement
  • Science, Technology, Engineering & Math
  • Youth Scholarship
  • Organizational Diversity

*Award recipients will be announced at the 23rd Annual Immigrants of Distinction Awards on March 15, 2019.

For more information about the nomination, please visit IDA’s website.