Since 1991, the City of Toronto Access, Equity and Human Rights Awards have recognized people who, or programs that, have made a difference in Toronto by eliminating discrimination and barriers to equality.
The following are the five awards and the recipients for 2015:
- Aboriginal Affairs Award: Joanne Dallaire
- Access Award: Farah N. Mawani
- Constance E. Hamilton Award: Andrea Sesum
- Pride Award: Mark Smith
- William P. Hubbard Award for Race Relations: Kamala-Jean Gopie
The five recipients were selected by a panel of community individuals with expertise and knowledge of issues pertinent to the awards. This year's awards will be presented at a ceremony at Toronto City Hall on December 2 to mark International Human Rights Day.