Awards

2018 SASSY Awards winner Emma Salisbury. This year’s event, which will be an online-only format, is planned for May. (Contributed photo)

Nominations sought for Surrey’s SASSY Awards

Awards recognized youth who show leadership, volunteerism

 

The Oceana PARC retirement residence in White Rock has been recognized in the industry for its architecture and design. (PARC Retirement Living photo)

Industry nod for White Rock’s Oceana PARC

Seniors’ publication awards recognize design, innovation

 

This year’s Surrey RCMP Officer in Charge Awards were handed out in a series of smaller ceremonies, rather than one large one, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Surrey RCMP photo)

RCMP officers, citizens recognized at Surrey’s Officer in Charge Awards

Awards handed out in series of smaller ceremonies due to COVID-19 pandemic

 

Catherine Lough Haggquist, owner of White Rock-based The Drama Class, has been honoured with the Lorena Gale Woman of Distinction lifetime achievement award by UBCP/ACTRA. Contributed photo

Lifetime achievement award for owner of White Rock’s Drama Class

Catherine Lough Haggquist receives Lorena Gale Woman of Distinction honours

Catherine Lough Haggquist, owner of White Rock-based The Drama Class, has been honoured with the Lorena Gale Woman of Distinction lifetime achievement award by UBCP/ACTRA. Contributed photo
White Rock singer-songwriter Lovarra (also know as Corinne Friesen) has been named jazz artist of the year in the Fraser Valley Music Awards. (Contributed photo)

White Rock’s Lovarra named jazz artist of the year

Fraser Valley Musical Awards recognize Five Corners singer

White Rock singer-songwriter Lovarra (also know as Corinne Friesen) has been named jazz artist of the year in the Fraser Valley Music Awards. (Contributed photo)
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Surrey singer Glisha, band Sylvia Platters win Fraser Valley Music Awards

Nov. 19 event saw awards for artists in 16 categories, including former Surreyite Ashley Pater

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Chilliwack musician Mauvey won the Dakota Leslie Fan Vote – and $2,500 – at this year’s Fraser Valley Music Awards. The virtual event was held Thursday night (Nov. 19).

Winners of Fraser Valley Music Awards announced in 16 categories

Annual awards honour artists in pop, hip hop, jazz and more

Chilliwack musician Mauvey won the Dakota Leslie Fan Vote – and $2,500 – at this year’s Fraser Valley Music Awards. The virtual event was held Thursday night (Nov. 19).
Dr. Tahmeena Ali of HealthVue South Surrey Medical Clinic is to be recognized tonight by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and the Foundation for Advancing Family Medicine. (Contributed photo/healthvuemedical.com screenshot)

South Surrey family doctor recognized with national award

Dr. Tahmeena Ali to receive Reg L. Perkin Award

Dr. Tahmeena Ali of HealthVue South Surrey Medical Clinic is to be recognized tonight by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and the Foundation for Advancing Family Medicine. (Contributed photo/healthvuemedical.com screenshot)
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A family photo of Laesa Kim with her husband James, daughter Evelyn and son Noah. (Katie Cross Photography photo)

Surrey mom celebrated in Whistler for debut memoir

Laesa Faith Kim shared her experiences as mother to a medically complex child

A family photo of Laesa Kim with her husband James, daughter Evelyn and son Noah. (Katie Cross Photography photo)
Seven youths from Surrey/White Rock were recognized at Thursday’s SASSY Awards. Top row from left: Joon Sohn, Samuel Albert, Sherry Sandhu and Abbie Dubet; bottom row from left: Amberlee Moore, Kristen Ricord, Anna McNicholl. (Contributed photo)

Seven Surrey/White Rock youth honoured at SASSY Awards

Annual event held virtually this year due to COVID-19 pandemic

Seven youths from Surrey/White Rock were recognized at Thursday’s SASSY Awards. Top row from left: Joon Sohn, Samuel Albert, Sherry Sandhu and Abbie Dubet; bottom row from left: Amberlee Moore, Kristen Ricord, Anna McNicholl. (Contributed photo)
Winners of the 2019 SASSY Awards in Surrey pose for a photo at last year’s event. This year’s awards will be held online due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Contributed photo)

SASSY Awards set to honour Surrey, White Rock youth virtually

Annual awards move to online format this year due to COVID-19 pandemic

Winners of the 2019 SASSY Awards in Surrey pose for a photo at last year’s event. This year’s awards will be held online due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Contributed photo)
Surrey Business Excellence award winners celebrate in 2015. The COVID-19 pandemic pushed this year’s event to an online-only gathering, on Nov. 5. (File photo)
Surrey Business Excellence award winners celebrate in 2015. The COVID-19 pandemic pushed this year’s event to an online-only gathering, on Nov. 5. (File photo)
Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum (right) and Delta Coun. Dan Copeland walk across the Nicomekl sea dam following a May 2019 funding announcement, when $76 million was pledged to help Surrey implement aspects of its Coastal Flood Adaptation Strategy. (File photo)

Surrey notches win for flood-adaptation strategy

Environment award recognizes city’s preparations ‘for a new reality of coastal flooding risk’

Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum (right) and Delta Coun. Dan Copeland walk across the Nicomekl sea dam following a May 2019 funding announcement, when $76 million was pledged to help Surrey implement aspects of its Coastal Flood Adaptation Strategy. (File photo)
Award winners at the 2019 Community Leader Awards. (File photo)

Last chance to nominate for Community Leader Awards in Surrey

Annual awards event will be held online Nov. 23

Award winners at the 2019 Community Leader Awards. (File photo)
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B.C. food awards for Surrey-made honey, chips and ‘plant-based comfort food’

Online celebration for KB Honey, Hardbite Chips and Connie Marples’ Boosh Food, among others

(Photo: Facebook.com/KBHoneyFamily)
BC Sports Hall of Fame logo.

Two Surrey women win BC Sports Hall of Fame awards for inspired service

Jane Blaine and Wendy Pattenden recognized during virtual summit

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The 2020 Clovie awards, hosted by the Cloverdale District Chamber of Commerce, are set for Sept. 16 at Northview Golf & Country Club. The awards honour the best of Cloverdale businesses. (Cloverdale District Chamber of Commerce)

Annual Clovie Awards’ silent auction moved online

Awards ceremony set for Sept. 16 at Northview Golf Country Club

The 2020 Clovie awards, hosted by the Cloverdale District Chamber of Commerce, are set for Sept. 16 at Northview Golf & Country Club. The awards honour the best of Cloverdale businesses. (Cloverdale District Chamber of Commerce)
Rochelle Prasad, a 21-year-old Surrey resident, is a recipient of the Diana Award. The award, in honour of Princess Diana, is for youth aged nine to 25 for their social action or humanitarian work. (Submitted photo)

Surrey resident is the recipient of award in memory of Princess Diana

Rochelle Prasad, 21, recognized for her community service work with Diana Award

Rochelle Prasad, a 21-year-old Surrey resident, is a recipient of the Diana Award. The award, in honour of Princess Diana, is for youth aged nine to 25 for their social action or humanitarian work. (Submitted photo)
Alessia Cara performs “Querer Mejor” at the Latin Recording Academy Person of the Year gala honoring Juanes at the MGM Conference Center on Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2019, in Las Vegas. Alessia Cara emerged the top winner at this year’s Juno Awards, picking up three trophies in the streaming ceremony. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Invision, Chris Pizzello

Alessia Cara wins a leading three Juno Awards at streaming ceremony

Running a bit over 90 minutes, the Junos were handed out at historic speed, with 42 categories announced

Alessia Cara performs “Querer Mejor” at the Latin Recording Academy Person of the Year gala honoring Juanes at the MGM Conference Center on Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2019, in Las Vegas. Alessia Cara emerged the top winner at this year’s Juno Awards, picking up three trophies in the streaming ceremony. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Invision, Chris Pizzello