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Kushiro Cup

Outstanding Citizen of the Year

Deadline for Submissions Extended to March 9

Each year, the City of Burnaby presents the Kushiro Cup to its Outstanding Citizen of the Year. The Cup was presented to the City of Burnaby by its Sister City, Kushiro, Japan, in 1982.

Kushiro Cup Nominations

Would you like to nominate a Burnaby Citizen to be a recipient of the Kushiro Cup Outstanding Citizen of the Year Award? Early each year, the nomination period is announced on Burnaby’s website, social media sites and in local newspapers. To qualify, nominees should be Burnaby residents who have given voluntary service to this community in cultural, recreational or other non-elected civic activities. The winner is selected by Burnaby City Council.

A resume of each candidate must be supplied as well as the name(s) and telephone number(s) of the nominator(s). Please forward nominations to the Clerk’s Office at:

  Online: Nominate the Citizen of the Year
  Fax: 604-294-7537
  Mail: Office of the City Clerk 
4949 Canada Way
Burnaby, BC V5G 1M2

For further information, please telephone the City Clerk’s Office at 604-294-7290 or

Original deadline for submissions will be 4:45 PM on Monday, March 2.
Deadline for submissions has been extended to 4:45 PM on Monday, March 9.

Thank you for taking the time to recognize the value of a resident in our community and nominate them as Burnaby's 2014 Outstanding Citizen of the Year.

2015 Clk Kushiro Cup History
City of Kushiro, Japan


  • Monday, March 9, 2015
    Extended deadline for submission of nominations.
  • Monday, March 2, 2015
    Original deadline for submission of nominations.
  • Friday, May 1, 2015
    The Kushiro Cup for Burnaby's 2014 Outstanding Citizen of the Year is awarded.