Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers

Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers

On September 6, 2018, the Honourable Janet Austin, Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia, presented the Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers to 40 British Columbians at Government House.  Recipients are as follows: Gordon Barrett – North Vancouver Curtis Becker – Victoria Commander Peter Betcher – Nanaimo Bonnie Blackhall – Campbell River Robert Bowes – Burnaby Carl Brownell – Chilliwack Erick Carreras – New Westminster Nina Graham – Richmond...

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Order of British Columbia

Order of British Columbia

The following 14 outstanding British Columbians have been appointed to the Order of British Columbia: Deborah Abbey, New Westminster The Honourable David Anderson, P.C., O.C., Victoria Domenic Cuccione, Port Moody Brian Fehr, Vancouver (Prince George) Anne Giardini, O.C., Q.C., Vancouver Tracey Herbert, Victoria (Brentwood Bay) Andrew Way Yin Joe, Vancouver Grand Chief Percy Joe, Merritt Mary Kitagawa, Delta Brenda Martens, Vancouver George...

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Order of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem.

Order of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem.

Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, on behalf of Her Majesty the Queen of Canada, is pleased to appoint the following five British Columbians to the Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem. Commander Shirley Ann Philpot Officer Patricia Gail Kipp Member Master Warrant Officer Stephen Lawrence Kern, CD Bryce Sterling Kowalsky Peter Alan Thompson   Canada Gazette Reference: ...

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Community Achievement Awards

Community Achievement Awards

Twenty-nine British Columbians were honoured at the fifteenth annual British Columbia Community Achievement Awards’ presentation ceremony held at Government House in Victoria on April 25, 2018. The Honourable Janet Austin, OBC, Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia along with BC Achievement Foundation Board members, Robert Louie, OC and Christopher Gaze, OBC presented each recipient with a BC Community Achievement Award certificate,...

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Order of Canada

Order of Canada

Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, has announced 105 new appointments to the Order of Canada. The new member list includes 3 Companions (C.C.), 20 Officers (O.C.) and 82 Members (C.M.).  The following eight British Columbians are appointed to the Order.   Officer Gordon Muir Campbell, OC, OBC – Vancouver Deanna Hamilton, OC – Kelowna Member Beverley Busson, CM, COM, OBC – North Okanagan Region...

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Sovereigns Medal for Volunteers

Sovereigns Medal for Volunteers

The following British Colombia residents received the Sovereigns Medal for Volunteers in June and November, 2017. Mark Adams, North Vancouver Francois Arseneault, Vernon Kehar Singh Aujla, Burnaby Irwin Axness, Nanaimo Guy Black, Port Moody Doreen Braverman, Vancouver Stacey Brenson, Courtenay David Henry Brewer, North Vancouver Major Gregory Chan, C.D., Coquitlam Catherin Clement, Sechelt Donald Ian Cunnings, Surrey Sandra Dawson, North...

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