The Calgary Heritage Authority Lion Awards recognizes citizens and groups who have undertaken initiatives, of any scale, in support of heritage preservation in Calgary.
The awards are given at a ceremony that is held every two years and the recipients are selected by a jury made up of Calgary Heritage Authority board members and other distinguished members of the community.
The Lion Awards are sorted into six different categories:
- Resource Conservation
- New Building Design
- Community Revitalization
- Advocacy and Awareness
- Heritage Tradespeople/ Craftspeople
The 2012 Lion Award Recipients
The 2012 Lion Awards were held on August 1, 2012, at the Calgary Board of Education Headquarters. Over 200 people attended, including Mayor Naheed Nenshi.
There were 10 Lion Award recipients:
Resource Conservation Lion Award:
New Design Lion Award:
Landscape Lion Award:
Community Revitalization Lion Award:
Advocacy and Awareness:
For information on past award winners please see our list of Past recipients.
The Calgary Heritage Authority and the City of Calgary would like to thank the sponsors of the 2012 Lion Awards:
For information sponsoring the 2014 Lion Awards, please visit our sponsorship page.