The National Awards program recognizes the outstanding efforts of CMHA volunteers and staff members in communities throughout Canada who exemplify the spirit of the Association. CMHA salutes the award winners for their efforts to make a difference in mental health in Canada. In 2001, the recipients of awards were as follows:
C.M. Hincks Award
Dr. Paula Goering for honouring the spirit and social commitment of the Canadian Mental Health Association founder.
Marjorie Hiscott Keyes Award
Jack Beatty for his interest, compassion and understanding as a psychiatric nurse working with persons with mental illness.
Outstanding Volunteer Service
Nancy Redekop for her hard work, time and effort towards many different services provided by CMHA in the field of mental health.
William J. MacPhee
Consumer Participation Award
Aleck Trawick Award
Community Legal Assistance Society (CLAS)
National Distinguished Service Awards
R. Harold McBain (Alberta)
Sri Pendakur (British Columbia)
Numa Dumont (New Brunswick)
Angus Newman (Newfoundland and Labrador)
Ivan Isenor (Ontario)
Gerald Gillis (Prince Edward Island)
Erskine Sandiford (Saskatchewan)
Léo Rioux & Alice Berger (Québec)
Eric Macnaughton for his exemplary efforts as a CMHA staff member.