Award given on December 10, 2014
Réseau d'aide aux personnes seules et itinérantes de Montréal (RAPSIM)
The RAPSIM was founded in 1974 on the initiative of a number of people involved in issues of homelessness. It brings together more than one hundred organizations working directly or indirectly with people who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless in Montréal. Its mission is to defend the rights of homeless people and the interest of its member groups.
Award given on May 2, 2013
Founded in 2002 by dedicated Montrealers, Culture Montréal is an independent, non-partisan and non-profit citizen movement bringing together people interested in promoting culture as an essential element in Montréal’s development.
Two honourable mentions
Écomusée du fier monde
The Écomusée du fier monde is both a Montréal industrial and labour history museum and a citizen museum. It highlights the history and heritage of the Centre-Sud area in the borough of Ville-Marie, and is involved in the development of its community.
The ATSA, a Montréal non-profit artistic organization founded in 1998 by artists Pierre Allard and Annie Roy, creates works of art and produces artistic events in the form of realistic plays, motivated by a desire to bring people together to focus on social, environmental and heritage issues of concern.
Award given on May 24, 2012
Centre d'éducation et d'action des femmes de Montréal
The Centre d'éducation et d'action des femmes de Montréal has been working for over 40 years to promote women’s participation in Montréal’s democratic life.
Urban Agriculture Work Group
The Urban Agriculture Work Group is made up of several organizations that joined together to submit a draft petition to Montréal to obtain a public consultation on the state of urban agriculture in Montréal.