Pick A Winner

Time To Select The Air Canada Athlete of 2016

Air Canada is asking Canadians to help select the winner of the Air Canada Athlete of the Year Award 2016.

Voters can go to and vote for one of three finalists who were chosen for proudly flying the Canadian flag by demonstrating a drive for excellence, leadership and integrity.

The voting ends Dec. 2 with the winner to be announced Dec. 8, 2016.

This year’s finalists are:

  • Andre De Grasse – Athletics
  • Derek Drouin – Athletics (High Jump)
  • Rosie MacLennan – Gymnastics (Trampoline)

Andrew Shibata, managing director, brand at Air Canada, said: “The Athlete of the Year Award celebrates our Canadian heroes who made their mark on their world competing at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. We take great pride in flying the flag and delivering Canada’s athletes to the Games. We invite the public to vote online for the athlete that best embodies our shared values of leadership, excellence and integrity.”

The winner will receive two Business Class tickets to anywhere in the world Air Canada flies, as well as Super Elite 100K status in Air Canada’s Altitude program for one year.

To cast your vote now and be eligible for a chance to win two Economy Class round-trip tickets anywhere Air Canada flies in North America, visit


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