Awards and honors

The FPIC is proud to present our awards and honours received throughout the years.

Finalist for the Thérèse-Casgrain Equality Prize

The First Peoples Innovation Centre was one of three finalists in the category economy equality of the 2017 Thérèse-Casgrain Equality Prize for our project that support socio-professionalism of indigenous women. This category rewards projects relating to the diversification of training choices for women and men, the integration and job retention of women, the implementation of and compliance with the Equity Act wages and the development of female entrepreneurship. The Thérèse-Casgrain Equality Prize put forward thirteen finalist projects that aimed, in their respective field of competence, equality between women and men. The evening awards ceremony was held in Quebec City on April 4, 2017. To learn more click here.

Social Impact Award from l'Actualité

The First Peoples Innovation Center is proud to announce that it has received the Social Impact Award as part of L’Actualité’s Social Impact Awards.These awards aim to recognize organizations that demonstrate innovation exemplary in resolving important social and environmental issues, and thus contribute to the well-being of the community. The news is associated with the consulting firm Credo to create these awards, which are in their second edition in 2020. To learn more click here.

Special Jury Prize at the 2021 Digital Literacy Youth Recognition Awards

As part of the Prix Jeunesse 2021 recognition contest for digital literacy, it is with joy that the First Peoples Innovation Centre, located in Gatineau, received the Special Jury Prize during Montreal’s Digital Week which took place from October 12 to 17. The prize is awarded for the project with the most total points. To learn more click here.