John Thomson Heritage Memorial Award

The John Thomson Heritage Memorial Award honours individuals who demonstrate outstanding lifetime heritage service and dedication to the community. Recipients are honoured at a special awards ceremony held at the Port Theatre.

Nominate someone for an award

Intake for 2020 Culture & Heritage Award nominations closed in October 2019.  The awards recognize outstanding organizations, groups and individuals in the arts, culture & heritage fields. 

This is your opportunity to recognize people and groups you believe have made a significant contribution to making Nanaimo a culturally vibrant city.

Past Recipients

Catherine Gisborne (1994)
Elizabeth Norcross (1996)
Daphne Paterson (2001)
Pamela Mar (2003)
David Spearing (2004)
Clarence Karr (2005)
Gino Sedola (2007)
Parker Williams (2009)
John Cass (2011)
Jill Stannard (2014)
John Hofman (2016)

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