ERAC’s vision is to be the highest quality emergency preparedness and response assistance organization in Canada. In order to recognize the efforts of outstanding ERAC responders, individuals and teams, ERAC is pleased to announce that it has created four awards in the areas of: (1) Leadership, (2) Safety, (3) Collaboration and Teamwork and (4) Training and Learning. They will be awarded each year and distributed every two years at the National Training forum.

The application period for 2018 is closed. Recipients will be announced by April 30, 2018; a formal presentation will be made during ERAC’s National Training Forum in 2019.



The 2017 recipients were:

  • Excellence in Leadership Award – Harvey Steffensen
  • Excellence in Safety Award – Mark Jasper
  • Excellence in Teamwork and Collaboration Award – John Frankruyter
  • Excellence in Training and Learning Award – LPG – Keyera; FL – QM Environmental (Stoney Creek)