Frequently Asked Questions



What is the process of the Canada’s Safest Employers Awards?

Visit the Process page, where you can find an outline of the process and a detailed description of each step.


How do I nominate?

All nominations must be submitted via the Nominate page. Each award category asks a unique set of questions that fulfil the criteria. Each question can be answered briefly within a 300-word limit.

You can review the criteria in the Award Categories page.


When is the deadline to nominate for the Canada's Safest Employers Awards?

The nomination deadline for the 2022 Canada’s Safest Employers Awards is on April 22, 2022, 11:59 pm ET.


How much does it cost to nominate?

If you nominate before March 25, you are entitled to the Early Bird rate.

Nomination fees vary according to the number of nominations you make. There is a discounted rate for 3 nominations and a fixed rate for unlimited nominations.

Nomination fees also vary for private companies and for public/not-for-profit companies. See the Pricing page for more information.


How many nominations can I submit?

There is no limit on the number of nominations you submit. Nomination fees vary according to the number of nominations you make. See the Pricing page for more information.


Can I nominate the same person or organization in multiple categories?

Yes, you can nominate the same person, team or organization for more than one award.


Can I nominate myself or my organization?

Yes, you can nominate yourself or your organization.


What is your cancellation policy for nominations?

Once your nomination is submitted, you may withdraw it until the nomination deadline. Your nomination fee will not be refunded.


What happens after I submit a nomination?

Once all nominations are considered and reviewed, excellence awardees will be selected in each category and notified by the awards team. Submitting a nomination does not guarantee a position on the final shortlist.




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