Awards

The Donaldson family of Bradner Farms has received the Century Farm Award from the provincial government. (Photo from Bradner Farms)

Abbotsford family honoured for more than 100 years of farming

Bradner Farms celebrates 4 generations of farming with provincial award

 

Moontock of Surrey is the recipient of the Dakota Leslie Memorial Fan Vote in the 2022 Fraser Valley Music Awards.

Winners of 2022 Fraser Valley Music Awards announced in 16 categories

Musicians honoured from across Lower Mainland and Fraser Valley

 

Tofino has been named one of the world’s most extraordinary destinations by TIME Magazine. (Westerly file photo)
Tofino has been named one of the world’s most extraordinary destinations by TIME Magazine. (Westerly file photo)
Kerry-Lynne Findlay (centre left) with just some of the recipients of the Queen Elizabeth II Platinum Jubilee medallion, which she presented at an afternoon tea ceremony June 30 at Hazelmere Golf and Tennis Club. (Contributed photo)

Semiahmoo Peninsula movers and shakers honoured with jubilee medallions

MP Findlay awarded 63 platinum medallions on June 30

Kerry-Lynne Findlay (centre left) with just some of the recipients of the Queen Elizabeth II Platinum Jubilee medallion, which she presented at an afternoon tea ceremony June 30 at Hazelmere Golf and Tennis Club. (Contributed photo)
Ramona Kaptyn has been selected to receive 2022 Outstanding Canadians on the Peninsula Awards for her volunteer contributions to “making the City of White Rock a successful, vibrant and thriving community.” (Contributed photo)

3 Semiahmoo Peninsula residents to be honoured in Canada Day awards ceremony

Kaptan, Sabine and Tatlay recognized for ‘tireless’ volunteerism

Ramona Kaptyn has been selected to receive 2022 Outstanding Canadians on the Peninsula Awards for her volunteer contributions to “making the City of White Rock a successful, vibrant and thriving community.” (Contributed photo)
Sara Forte, centre, holding her Innovation Award 2022, is joined by two of her children. (Contributed photo)

South Surrey lawyer recognized with Innovation Award

Forte Workplace Law was opened by the recipient of the award, Sara Forte in 2016

Sara Forte, centre, holding her Innovation Award 2022, is joined by two of her children. (Contributed photo)
Recent UBC graduate Aiyana Twigg won the 2022 Lieutenant Governor’s medal for inclusion, democracy and reconciliation. (Courtesy of Aiyana Twigg)

UBC student wins Lieutenant-Governor medal for work on Indigenous language revitalization

Aiyana Twigg helps under-resourced communities to develop their own dictionaries, among other things

Recent UBC graduate Aiyana Twigg won the 2022 Lieutenant Governor’s medal for inclusion, democracy and reconciliation. (Courtesy of Aiyana Twigg)
JESSIA reacts after winning the award for Breakthrough Artist of the Year presented by the Minister of Canadian Heritage Pablo Rodriguez and singer-songwriter Donovan Woods at the 51st annual JUNO Awards in Toronto on May 15. (CARAS/The JUNO Awards photo)

B.C. TikTok sensation JESSIA is Canada’s Breakthrough Artist of the Year

Homegrown Ucluelet singer-songwriter’s wins her first Juno, celebrates with European tour

JESSIA reacts after winning the award for Breakthrough Artist of the Year presented by the Minister of Canadian Heritage Pablo Rodriguez and singer-songwriter Donovan Woods at the 51st annual JUNO Awards in Toronto on May 15. (CARAS/The JUNO Awards photo)
Lisa Farquharson opens the 2022 Ma Murray Awards on May 14, 2022, in Richmond, B.C. (BC Care Providers photo)

Black Press Media reporters win big at B.C. and Yukon journalism awards

Black Press Media news teams received 88 nominations in 42 out of the 45 award categories

Lisa Farquharson opens the 2022 Ma Murray Awards on May 14, 2022, in Richmond, B.C. (BC Care Providers photo)
South Surrey and White Rock Chamber of Commerce will recognize business achievements in their annual Business Excellence Awards. (File photo)

Chamber of Commerce’s Business Excellence Awards back in-person in South Surrey

May 26 awards will recognize businesses and leaders in South Surrey and White Rock

South Surrey and White Rock Chamber of Commerce will recognize business achievements in their annual Business Excellence Awards. (File photo)
Charlotte Cardin poses for a photograph at the media wall after winning in three different categories during the opening night of the 2022 Juno Awards at the Metro Convention Centre in Toronto, on Saturday, May 14, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Tijana Martin

Juno Awards celebrate Avril Lavigne, Deborah Cox and host Simu Liu’s many talents

Charlotte Cardin emerged as the biggest winner of the year with a total of four trophies

Charlotte Cardin poses for a photograph at the media wall after winning in three different categories during the opening night of the 2022 Juno Awards at the Metro Convention Centre in Toronto, on Saturday, May 14, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Tijana Martin
Dr. Barney Williams. Submitted photo/ Coast Mental Health

Renowned B.C. First Nations therapist recognized for resilience

Dr. Barney Williams receives 2022 Courage To Come Back Award in the Addictions category

Dr. Barney Williams. Submitted photo/ Coast Mental Health
Pharis and Jason Romero filmed their latest video with Rick Magnell in the historic 153 Mile Store. (Rick Magnell video capture)

VIDEO: Juno-award winning folk duo showcase B.C. history in new song

Video filmed in historic 153 Mile Store was the ‘perfect place’

Pharis and Jason Romero filmed their latest video with Rick Magnell in the historic 153 Mile Store. (Rick Magnell video capture)
Bill Haggerty’s 2021 Clovie Award for Young Entrepreneur of the Year is seen at his store Elevated Music. Nominations for the 2022 Clovie Awards are now underway. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Clovie Award nominations open

Chamber appeals to Cloverdale, Clayton, Campbell Heights for award nominations

Bill Haggerty’s 2021 Clovie Award for Young Entrepreneur of the Year is seen at his store Elevated Music. Nominations for the 2022 Clovie Awards are now underway. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
Three of six 2022 SASSY Award recipients include, from left, Alyssa Hai (Community Service), Jiye Choi (Arts and Culture Leadership) and Jessica Buuck (Overcoming Adversity).
Three of six 2022 SASSY Award recipients include, from left, Alyssa Hai (Community Service), Jiye Choi (Arts and Culture Leadership) and Jessica Buuck (Overcoming Adversity).
The City of Surrey has won an excellence award for the Clayton Community Centre. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

City of Surrey wins excellence award for Clayton Community Centre

Surrey won the ‘Facility Excellence Award’ for community centre

The City of Surrey has won an excellence award for the Clayton Community Centre. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II collects flowers and good wishes during a walkabout to celebrates her 90th birthday in Windsor, England, Thursday, April, 21, 2016. This month, South Surrey-White Rock MP Kerry-Lynne Findlay is seeking nominations for a Platinum Jubilee medal to honour residents who’ve made an outstanding contribution and celebrate the Queen’s 70-year reign. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, File)

South Surrey-White Rock MP seeking nominations for Platinum Jubilee medal

Kerry-Lynne Findlay commissioned award to mark 70th anniversary of Queen’s accession to throne

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II collects flowers and good wishes during a walkabout to celebrates her 90th birthday in Windsor, England, Thursday, April, 21, 2016. This month, South Surrey-White Rock MP Kerry-Lynne Findlay is seeking nominations for a Platinum Jubilee medal to honour residents who’ve made an outstanding contribution and celebrate the Queen’s 70-year reign. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, File)
Peace Arch News is once again a finalist for a Ma Murray General Excellence Award. The winners will be announced May 14 in Richmond. (file)

PAN up for third consecutive Ma Murray General Excellence award

BCYCNA winners will be announced May 14 in Richmond

Peace Arch News is once again a finalist for a Ma Murray General Excellence Award. The winners will be announced May 14 in Richmond. (file)
Forge Properties has been nominated for a number of HAVAN awards, some recognizing its Fantom property in White Rock. (Forge Properties photo)

White Rock, Surrey companies among nominees for homebuilder awards

HAVAN Awards to be handed out in Vancouver in April

Forge Properties has been nominated for a number of HAVAN awards, some recognizing its Fantom property in White Rock. (Forge Properties photo)