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Indspire Awards: Celebrating Indigenous Achievement

April 18, 2024 | Shaw Centre | Ottawa, ON

The Indspire Awards represents the highest honour the Indigenous community bestows upon its own people. After 30 years, the Indspire Awards have honoured over 400 First Nations, Inuit, and Métis individuals who demonstrate outstanding achievement across Turtle Island and beyond. Their stories are shared in a nationally broadcast celebration that showcases the diversity of Indigenous peoples in Canada.

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The 2023 Indspire Awards honours twelve (12) First Nations, Inuit and Métis individuals who exemplify Indigenous excellence and whose stories inspire, uplift, and educate Canadians about the tremendous contributions Indigenous people make to our country.

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Meet the 2023 recipients!

Reanna Merasty

Youth Recipient 

Willow Allen

Youth Recipient 

Ruby Bruce

Youth Recipient 

Sandra Laronde


Kylik Kisoun Taylor

Business & Commerce

Jennine Krauchi

Culture, Heritage & Spirituality

Lori Campbell


Christopher Mushquash


Ardith Wal’petko We’dalx Walkem

Law & Justice

Shirley Cuillierrier

Public Service

Joe Dion Buffalo


Albert Marshall

Lifetime Achievement

To learn more about this year’s recipients, visit our Laureates page.

Become a Sponsor today!

As a sponsor, you have a unique opportunity to connect directly with national and regional Indigenous leaders, senior government representatives, and with Canada’s corporate C-suite leadership at the ceremony prior to the broadcast special.

Take a leadership role in inspiring Indigenous youth to reach their full potential and honour Indigenous achievement by becoming a sponsor of this important national Indigenous community celebration. View the 2023 Indspire Awards program here.

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Thank you to our 2024 supporters!

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Major Sponsors

Youth Laureate Sponsor

Founding Partner & Official Airline

Dinner Sponsor

Laureate Reception Sponsor

Pre-Dinner Reception Sponsor

Host City Sponsor

Participating Sponsors

Culinary Sponsor

Supporting Sponsors


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Platinum Table Sponsors

Certarus Ltd.
Civeo Canada LP
Russel Metals Inc.