"The Order of Thompson", modelled after the well known "Order of Canada" is presented to a recipient recognized as an outstanding citizen who has created a legacy within the community. The "Order of Thompson" is awarded each year during the Thompson Community Foundation Fall Gala.
If you would like to nominate someone for this prestigious award, please contact the Thompson Community Office at 204-281-3110 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Past Recipients of The Order of Thompson
Fred Palmer 2019
Sya Gregovski 2018
Tom O'Brien 2017
Nick Di Virgilio 2016
John Donovan 2015
Ted Smook 2014
Adrian DeGroot 2013
Red Sangster 2012
Gail and Arnold Morberg 2011
Volker Beckmann 2010
The Order of Thompson is based on the Criteria as follows:
Long term citizen
Must make significant contribution in multiple areas
Supporter of Thompson
Contributions over significant time frame
2. Business – entrepreneurial activity, including the establishment and successful operation of a business
4. Volunteerism – voluntary activities and dedication that benefit the immediate and global community
5. Community Spirit
7. Professional – for pursuit of a specific profession and advancement of that profession.
8. Public Affairs – public service in areas such as social advocacy, environmental protection, international affairs, political action or organized labour.
Outstanding skills in areas of leadership, service and community commitment.
The Order of Thompson candidates are nominated by the Order of Thompson Selection Committee, and the successful recipient is selected via vote.
Order of Thompson Selection committee
Past-President of TCF
Vice-President of TCF
General manger Vale Manitoba Operations
Grand Chief M.K.O.