Nominations are now open for AHC’s 2024 Awards!

Nominations are now open for Animal Health Canada’s 2024 Farmed Animal Health and Welfare Awards!

Every year, Animal Health Canada proudly recognizes deserving individuals who are making a meaningful impact on the health and welfare of farmed animals across Canada.

Award recipients will be honored at a ceremony during the 2024 AHC Forum in Ottawa, Ontario. The event will take place at the Infinity Convention Centre on the evening of Tuesday October 8th.

This year, we are pleased to offer four awards.

*NEW* The Emerging Leadership Award
The Emerging Leadership Award is intended for emerging leaders in One Health or One Welfare who are in the first 10 years of their professional career. Read more.

*NEW* Farm Animal Welfare Leadership Award
Recipients of the Farm Animal Welfare Leadership Award have demonstrated a commitment to farmed animal welfare either through:

  1. the development of an innovative process or product,
  2. outreach or communications activities, or
  3. a proven commitment to animal welfare by incorporating best practices into the core of their day-to-day work, business, or organization.

Read more

The Carl Block Award
The Carl Block Award was named in honour of Carl Block, a cattleman whose tireless dedication to Canadian agriculture and commitment to animal health will long be remembered. Read more.

Leadership in Collaboration Award
The Leadership in Collaboration Award recipients must have demonstrated a commitment to farmed animal health and welfare through the promotion of public-private collaboration. Read more.

Nominations may be made by individuals, governments, or organizations using the accompanying application form with supporting documentation.


Please email your form with supporting documentation to Samantha Benattar @ by Friday, August 9, 2024.