Ottawa Conference dates & Nominations open: Nichola Goddard / Ross Munro



MARCH 7-8, 2024


METRO SUPPLY CHAIN proudly supports the CDA / CDA Institute Awards & Recognition Programme:

It is that time of the year when we call upon our community of stakeholders to gather their thoughts and gather their pens to write up a nomination for someone inspirational who deserves to be celebrated. The Captain Nichola Goddard Leadership Award and the Ross Munro Award will be presented at the 92nd Annual Ottawa Conference on Security & Defence, March 7-8, 2024.

Deadline to send in nominations for both awards is January 31, 2024.

(note that our original Dec 31 deadline was postponed, for those who may have received prior notice)

We wish to thank LGen (ret’d) Christine Whitecross for agreeing to chair the Captain Nichola Goddard Leadership Award selection committee and former ADM (PA) Edison Stewart for agreeig to chair the Ross Munro Award selection committee.

A warm thank you as well to the Goddard and Munro families for the continued support and commitment to these important awards and the celebration of two great Canadian heroes.

The Captain Nichola Goddard Leadership Award was created to recognize and honour a young Canadian innovator and trailblazer who has made an inspiring early or mid-career contribution to Canadian security and defence.

The award is intended to celebrate Canadians who live and succeed by the same values that Nichola demonstrated such as inclusivity, commitment, courage, and valour within our defence and security community including; Canadian Armed Forces, academia and industry.

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The Ross Munro Award recognizes Canadians whose outstanding service to their craft is a testament to the power of national defence and security storytelling in journalism, videography, photojournalism, or authorship.

Award recipients demonstrate professional excellence and objectivity in coverage of national defence and security issues, providing insight, analysis, or examination of the context.

Areas of focus include the Canadian Armed Forces, departmental and national security agencies and must contribute to a wider public awareness and national discussion. Works of distinction demonstrate the importance of sharing stories that impact all Canadians and strengthen and preserve democratic values.

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