Peter Henderson Bryce Award
2017 P.H. Bryce Award for Children and Youth
The P.H. Bryce Award Committee is thrilled to announce the winners of the 2017 P.H. Bryce Award for Children and Youth. Warmest congratulations to:
- Guadelupe (Individual award) for outstanding community leadership and an indomitable spirit in overcoming challenges.
- Save Smarts and Arctic Safety teams (Group award) for their ground-breaking campaign to educate young people about the importance of wearing helmets when riding off-highway vehicles.
In addition, the Committee is pleased to award Honourable Mentions to four remarkable young people: Annika, Jasmine, Kaylem and Sparrow.
Click here to learn more about these amazing young people! It is a true honour to celebrate their accomplishments!
About the Award
The Peter Henderson Bryce Award is awarded every two years on a rotating basis (alternating between the child/youth and adult categories). Named for courageous health advocate Dr. Peter Henderson Bryce, the award recognizes outstanding leadership in promoting the safety, health or well-being of First Nations, Métis and Inuit children and youth. Learn more about Dr. Bryce.
The selection committee comprises members of the Bryce family, as well as representatives from the Canadian Paediatric Society, the First Nations Child and Family Caring Society and experts in the field of child rights and health.