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Nomination Process

The deadline for nominations is September 5, 2017.

This award is presented in recognition of an individual, group or organization that demonstrates an exceptional contribution to the promotion and support of the principles of transparency, accountability, and the public’s right to access information held by public institutions.

  • Nomination form - Please print and complete the nomination form (we request that you submit the original as part of your nomination package).
  • Nomination assessment checklist - The checklist will help you to ensure all essential documentation is included in your nomination package.


Nomination packages will be considered provided that the contents of the package are in compliance with the award regulations and criteria. Review the regulations.

Selection Committee

The Grace-Pépin Access to Information Award selection committee members are tasked with evaluating each nomination package to ensure the nominee is in compliance with the nomination regulations and meets the nomination criteria. View our selection committee members from 2011 to present.