For over 25 years, members of the North End community have been recognized for their contributions and dedication to the North End. The North Ender of the Year Award was first introduced in 1996 by Ed Stewart to honour individuals and groups who have made a significant contribution to the protection and/or enhancement of the North End.
If you would like to submit a nomination you can use the on-line form at NEY AWARDS Nomination Form ( , send an email to or mail to 28 Fullerton Avenue, Hamilton, L8L 6G8. Include a write up of the reasons and any supporting document. Inquiries can be directed to 289-933-4810. Nominations close on November 15th. We will celebrate and present the awards on December 10, 2022.

Who can be nominated?
Individuals, groups, students, businesses or service providers who live or work in The North End can be nominated.
• Reside or work in the North End
• Has contributed to the social or cultural needs of the North End
• Has made this commitment without thought of personal or financial gain
• Is not a previous recipient of the award
Your Email Address*
Your Name*
Which Award?*
The Ed Stewart Legacy Award is presented to an individual, group or business in recognition of an outstanding contribution to the North End through community engagement, service or leadership. The nominee should have demonstrated a long-standing, significant commitment to the improvement of the neighbourhood through professional or voluntary efforts. Normally this award is presented to recognize efforts spread over a period of ten plus years, however, a single outstanding achievement may be considered.
The Community Builders Award is presented to recognize the efforts implemented by the nominee in the North End neighbourhood. The individual should embody the community spirit and have dedicated their time with measurable impact on the North End and its residents. demonstrated compassion in ways of touching or enriching the lives of others, showing ongoing leadership and initiative, or sustained and selfless voluntary service. An impact visionary who is making a difference of the future of our neighbourhood.
In selecting the recipient(s) of the awards, a panel of judges will consider the nature of the community involvement undertaken by each nominee and the resulting achievements, using the materials submitted to support the nomination form.
Nominee’s Name
Nominee Mailing Address
Nominee Telephone