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The CANIE Awards celebrate and distinguish outstanding achievements in advancing Canadian entrepreneurship and innovation while making a positive social impact in their communities. Individuals and organizations can self-nominate or nominate someone else for a CANIE Award.

Inspire others to make an impact by telling your story of resilience and success! 

NOMINATIONS FOR 2021 ARE NOW CLOSED. We look forward to seeing you at the Grand Finale virtual ceremony in November!

2021 CANIE Awards Categories

  • UPS Global Impact Award – For outstanding achievement and social impact while scaling international markets
  • NACCA Indigenous Entrepreneur Award – For excellence and outstanding achievement in entrepreneurship
  • Salesforce Woman Entrepreneur Award – Awarded to women who have demonstrated excellence through their leadership and vision
  • Product Innovation Award – Awarded for products creating innovative solutions to a real-world problem
  • The Arthur J. E. Child Foundation Youth Impact Icon Award – Awarded to youth demonstrating leadership through entrepreneurship
  • Black Entrepreneur Award – For excellence and outstanding achievement in entrepreneurship
  • Scotiabank Entrepreneur of the Year Award – For exceptional leadership and ongoing impact in Canadian entrepreneurship 


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