Canadian HME Woman of the Year

VGM Canada has announced the continuation of the Canadian HME Woman of the Year Award. Nominations are open now through June 28.

The Canadian HME Woman of the Year Award is open to all women who work in the HME or mobility industry in Canada. Nominators are encouraged to provide examples of how the nominee has made significant contributions throughout her career to serve her patients, community, business, and the HME and mobility industry. Nominees can be suppliers, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, manufacturers, and other professionals in the HME or mobility industry.

“Now in the third year, we are thrilled to continue recognizing the outstanding women in our industry with this award,” said Dave Davies, President, VGM Canada. “We hope this award not only provides recognition and visibility to the incredible leaders in our industry but helps promote the overall importance of the industry and the customers we serve every day.”

Last year, Sheila Buck, Occupational Therapist and owner of Therapy NOW! was recognized as the winner of the 2023 Canadian HME Woman of the Year Award. The year prior, Cindy Wickens, Founding Partner for Xperience Home Healthcare in Windsor, ON, was selected as the first annual winner of the award.

Nominations must be submitted by the end of the day June 28 and can be made online by visiting the VGM Canada website at The 2024 winner will be selected by a committee of HME and mobility professionals.

The winner of this award will be announced on the first day of the Canadian Seating & Mobility Conference (CSMC) on September 10, 2024.

For more information about the Canadian HME Woman of the Year, including criteria and the nomination form, visit

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