Since 1991, the City of Toronto Access, Equity and Human Rights (AEHR) Awards have recognized people who, or programs that, have made a difference in Toronto by eliminating discrimination and barriers to equality.
Nominations for the 2016 AEHR Awards closed on May 24.
Recipients will be announced in the fall.
The awards ceremony will take place on Dec. 6, 2016.
Last year's recipients:
- 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. The 2015 awards ceremony took place at Toronto City Hall on December 2 to mark International Human Rights Day.