Humanitarian Award - The JUNO Awards

Since their inception, their music has sold over a million records, while their foray into various media, including TV and books, showcases their versatility. Their many JUNO Awards, Governor General’s Performing Arts Award and Honorary Doctor of Laws degrees from the University of Calgary underscore their significant contributions to music and advocacy. Although much to be proud of, their crowning achievement, thus far is the Tegan and Sara Foundation, which fights for health, economic justice and representation for LGBTQ girls and women.

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About The Humanitarian Award

The Humanitarian Award recognizes an outstanding Canadian artist or industry leader whose humanitarian contributions have positively enhanced the social fabric of Canada and/or whose impact can be felt worldwide. Formally known as the Allan Waters Humanitarian Award, recipients must show exemplary dedication to social, environmental and humanitarian causes. This can be done in a single noted action or a life-long commitment.