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Calgary Heritage Authority Lion Awards

Calgary Heritage Authority Lion Awards

History honours the unforgettable... Join us in celebrating the past with the Calgary Heritage Authority Lion Awards.

WHAT: The biennial Calgary Heritage Authority Lion Awards recognize individuals and organizations who have undertaken initiatives, of any scale, in support of heritage conservation in Calgary.

The Lion Awards are presented in the following categories:

  • Resource conservation
  • New building design
  • Landscape
  • Community vitalization
  • Advocacy and awareness
  • Heritage trades and crafts

Award recipients are selected by a jury made up of distinguished members of the community. 

Application deadline: May 20, 2016

WHEN: This year, the Calgary Heritage Authority Lion Awards gala is on July 28, 2016.
Knox United Church
506 4th Street SW
Calgary, Alberta T2P 1S7 (map)

Doors open at: 6:30 p.m.
Event at: 7:00 p.m.

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How to apply

This year, in an effort to save paper, we are only accepting applications online. We are happy to help you navigate the application process. Please email with any questions you may have. Thank you!

If you are having technical difficulties with the application form, you can save it on your desktop and email it as an attachment with supporting documents to:

About the Lion Awards


Heritage in Calgary is represented from the downtown core to surrounding communities. Maintaining a link to our past, and understanding those links, ensures we have complete communities in the future.

Sponsors of the Lion Awards

Lion Awards sponsors

The 2014 Lion Awards


The 2014 Lion Calgary Awards recipients were presented their awards on Thursday July 31, 2014. Congratulations to all the award recipients!


Complete List of 2014 Lion Award Recipients

For general information

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