The Town of East Gwillimbury (EG) is committed to service excellence and ensuring that we continue to build a strong foundation for our future. The Town has received numerous awards for innovation, our healthy workplace environment and more. Below is a list of awards:

2021

  • Best Challenge Awards (BCA) - Best Web GIS (May 4) - Town of East Gwillimbury
    • Parks and Trails Web Story Map
      • The Best Web GIS award is presented to organizations that have demonstrated advanced internet/intranet mapping services that enable publishing and sharing of geographic information through the integration of multiple business systems.

2020

  • Best Challenge Awards (BCA) - Best Public Sector GIS - Town of East Gwillimbury
    • CO and Smoke Alarm Program
      • The Best Public Sector GIS award is presented to organizations that have demonstrated the use of GIS in improving effectiveness and efficiency in enterprise GIS for public sector operations.

2019

  • Development Dashboard Award, March 2019

    • MISA 2019 Excellence in Municipal Systems - Growth Management and Development Dashboard

    • MISA 2019 People Choice Award - Growth Management and Development Dashboard
  • Parks & Recreation Ontario Award of Excellence Parks Design and Construction - Nokiidaa Trail

  • Parks & Recreation Ontario Award of Excellence Operations, Training and Development - East Gwillimbury and York Region Municipal Parks & Forestry Challenge Organizing Committee 2018 

2018

  • Top Employee Recommended Workplace, March 2018Employee Recommended Workplace Winner Badge 2018

    • East Gwillimbury is one of only two municipalities and one of only eleven organizations across the country to receive the Top Employee Recommended Workplace in the Mid-Size Government Category presented by the Globe and Mail and Morneau Shepell. 
    • The Employee Recommended Workplace Awards are determined solely by the organization's employees. Employees of each participating organization filled out an online survey where they were asked to rate themselves on the four key pillars of total health: physical, mental, work, and social. The awards were given to organizations that have the highest overall employee scores in their category.
  • Development Dashboard Awards

    • CAMA – (National) Professional Development – Received 2018 CAMA Professional Development Award, in the 20,001 to 100,000 population category.

    • URISA (Ontario) – 2018 Best Public Sector - Gold Award

    • URISA (International) - Exemplary Systems in Government (EGIS) - Enterprise Systems Category - Distinguished System

 

  • AMCTO E.A Danby Certificate of Merit - N6 Joint Fire Master Planning, June 2018
  • Ontario Society of Professional Engineers Awards Application for Project of the Year -2nd Concession, June 2018
  • Parks & Recreation Ontario Award of Excellence Park and Facility Design 2018 - Civic Centre Accessibility & Green Courtyard, April 2018
  • Region of York Excellence in Streetscape Partnership Program, Award of Innovation 2018, Leslie Street and Mount Albert Sideroad – Municipal Streetscape Partnership Program, February 2018
  • Region of York Excellence in Streetscape Partnership Program, Award of Innovation 2018, Nokiidda Trail Connection and the Mount Albert Sideroad Trailhead – Pedestrian and Cycling Municipal Partnership Program, February 2018

2017

  • Parks & Recreation Ontario Award of Excellence for Recreation Access and Equity 2017 – Fair Access “Drop Zone” Program, March 2017