The CPA disburses the following awards:
Enid Graham Memorial Lecture
This is the most prestigious award bestowed by the CPA. Through years of excellence in the profession, the recipient presents a lecture on the topic of their choice at Congress.
2018 Recipient: Alison Hoens. Read bio here.
Life Membership Award
Presented to current or former CPA members, who have contributed to the growth of the profession through at least 25 years of service at local and/or national levels.
Honorary Membership Award
An honorary membership is presented to an individual who merits special recognition for contributions to the physiotherapy profession. (Available to affiliates/non-physiotherapists.)
Global Health Award
Presented to a member who has augmented the profile of physiotherapy internationally.
Recognizes physiotherapists who provide inspiration to their colleagues by acting as a role model for professionalism and volunteerism.
Clinical Education Award
Presented to a member who has made outstanding contributions to the clinical education of physiotherapy students.
Helen Saarinen Rahikka Student Leadership Award
Presented to a student member who has demonstrated leadership and made outstanding contributions to the promotion of the profession.
CPA Maryann Jefferies Leadership Award
Presented to a member of the National Physiotherapy Assistants Assembly (NPAA) in
CPA Professional Contribution Award
Recognizes individuals who have enhanced the profession through a unique and outstanding contribution over a notable period of time.
CPA Partnership Award
Presented to an organization that has advanced the image, ideals, and goals of physiotherapy.
CPA Awards Committee