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For over 100 years, 4-H Canada has been one of the most highly respected positive youth development organizations in Canada. 4-H in Canada has over 23,500 members and 8,500 volunteers. Our goal is to help young Canadians “Learn To Do By Doing” in a safe, inclusive and fun environment. We believe in nurturing responsible, caring and contributing leaders who are committed to positively impacting their communities across Canada and around the world.

Please direct media enquiries to communications@4-h-canada.ca.

Ottawa, Ontario – January 30, 2020 – 4-H Canada is thrilled to announce the recipient of its 2019 National Volunteer Leader of the Year Award is Lisa Patton of the Truro-North River 4-H Club in Nova Scotia. Proudly supported by The Co-operators, this award recognizes the important and crucial role 4-H’s 7,600 volunteer leaders play in the program. Lisa will be honoured February 10, 2020, at the 4-H Canada Leadership Awards at the National Arts Center in Ottawa.

Ottawa, Ontario – January 28, 2020 – 4-H Canada is thrilled to announce Canadian country music artist Gord Bamford will receive 4-H Canada’s Distinguished Alumni Award at the annual 4-H Canada Leadership Awards taking place in Ottawa on February 10, 2020.

Bamford stands as one of the most decorated artists in Canadian country music with 26 Canadian Country Music Association awards, several JUNO nominations, and two CMA Global Country Artist awards. 

Ottawa, Ontario – January 15, 2020 – 4-H Canada is pleased to announce the naming of Carm Hamilton, P.Ag. (Ontario), and Kim McConnell, C.M. (Alberta), as Honourary Members of 4-H Canada. Proudly supported by RBC, 4-H Canada’s Honourary Membership is a distinction bestowed upon individuals whose dedication and passionate contributions have advanced the 4-H movement in Canada. Both will be honoured February 10, 2020 at the 4-H Canada Leadership Awards at the National Arts Center in Ottawa.

Ottawa, Ontario – December 17, 2019 – 4-H Canada is pleased to announce Farm Credit Canada (FCC) 4-H Club Fund will contribute $100,000 in grants to 206 4-H clubs, districts and regions across Canada in 2020, supporting local clubs’ initiatives, with the ultimate goal of empowering youth to be responsible, caring and contributing leaders that effect positive change in the world around them.

Ottawa, Ontario – November 7, 2019 – 4-H Canada is pleased to announce the 10 recipients of the new Saputo and Armstrong Cheese 4-H Dairy Club Fund.

4-H Canada launched a new club funding opportunity this fall for registered 4-H dairy clubs in Canada. This grassroots-level support offers the approximately 4,200 4-H members registered in cow and goat clubs the chance to participate in learning activities, while developing their confidence and knowledge relative to the dairy industry.

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