Nominations for Order of the Northwest Territories

The Order of the Northwest Territories, established in 2013 by the Territorial Emblems and Honours Act, recognizes individuals who have served with the greatest distinction and excelled in any field of endeavour benefiting the people of the NWT or elsewhere. It is the highest honour awarded to NWT residents.

Canadian citizens who are current or former residents of the NWT are eligible to receive the Order and can be nominated by an individual or organization. For more information, please review the Territorial Emblems and Honours Act.

The deadline for nominations is Friday, April 16, 2021 at 5:00PM.

To find a nomination form, please click here.

Nomination forms can be e-mailed to

For more information about past recipients of the Order of the NWT, or the NWT Honours Advisory Council, please click here.