Recognizing deaf-blindness achievement and support 

Every year, in conjunction with the Canadian Foundation for Physically Disabled Persons, CHKC holds the Annual CHKC Award Luncheon to honour individuals, corporations and institutions who have made outstanding achievements and contributions to the disability of deaf-blindness, and to raise much needed funds to operate the centre.

Fifteenth Annual Awards Luncheon

Honouring Apple Canada

Wednesday, May 1, 2019
Fairmont Royal York Hotel, Concert Hall
Guest Speaker: Jim Kyte
Dean, School of Hospitality and Tourism
Algonquin College
11:45 am - Reception  -  12 noon - Lunch

Canadian Helen Keller Centre Awards 2012 

Canadian Helen Keller Centre Awards 2018 Highlights   


Her Excellency the Right Honourable
Julie Payette, Governor General
and Commander-in-Chief of Canada

The Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell
OC, OOnt
Lieutenant Governor of Ontario

Honorary Patrons

The Honourable Henry N. R. Jackman
The Honourable David C. Onley,
The Honourable Con DiNino
Sriram H. Iyer


Larry Corke

Founding Chair

The Honourable Vim Kochhar


Organizing Committee

Jennifer Robbins
Dorothy Price
Rob Ham
Deborah Lewis