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Kushiro Cup

The winner of the Kushiro Cup for Burnaby's "2018 Citizen of the Year" is Laida Falsetto!

Outstanding Citizen of the Year

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 must 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 names and contact information of two nominators.

Check back in January 2020 for the next nomination deadline! 

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

Thank you for taking the time to recognize the value of a resident in our community and nominate them as Burnaby's 2018 Outstanding Citizen of the Year.

2015 Clk Kushiro Cup History
City of Kushiro, Japan