CBRM Celebrates Volunteers

Volunteer Awards

Volunteers are one of the greatest assets a community can hold. The CBRM Recreation Department annually recognizes the outstanding efforts of individuals, groups, and youth who provide exemplary volunteer service in the CBRM.

Volunteer Award nominations are open year-round with the consideration deadline of April 1. All nominations after the consideration date will be rolled into the next consideration period.

Please complete Volunteer Form Fillable and email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or drop off at 320 Esplanade Suite 204 to nominate for the CBRM Recreation Special Volunteer Awards.



Anne Holland Award - Ryan Clark, Gary McDonald Award - Cantley Village Recreation Association, Youth Award - Kris Power, Jonathan Drohan, Matt MacLeod, and Owen MacPhee

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Anne Holland Award - Kim Rideout, Gary McDonald Award - Cape Breton Firefighters Burn Care Society, Youth Award - Ryan Burt;

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Anne Holland Award - Michael Kelloway, Gary McDonald Award - Tuesday Night Squirts Hockey Program, Youth Award - Melanie Magliaro

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Anne Holland Award - Cyril MacDonald, Gary McDonald Award - Basketball Cape Breton, Youth Award - Laura Goode

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Anne Holland Award - Nora Doyle, Gary McDonald Award - Cape Breton Search & Rescue, Youth Award - Matthew Hilliard

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Anne Holland Award - Richard Warren, Gary McDonald Award - Cape Breton Dragon Boat Festival, Youth Award - not awarded

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Anne Holland Award - Blair Boone, Gary McDonald Award - , Youth Award - Mitchell Hanna and Brittany Marsh

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Anne Holland Award - Marge Petite, Gary McDonald Award - , Youth Award - Cyril MacDonald and Greg Vardy

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Anne Holland Award - Emmett O'Connor , Gary McDonald Award - New Waterford Wellness Society, Youth Award - Victoria McNeil

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