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.   Officers • Romano Oseo Acconci, CD – Burnaby • David Raymond Valentine, CD, AdeC – Victoria   Members • Richard Wallace Currie – Kamloops • Ronald Richard Mathews, CD – Richmond •...

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Order of Canada

Order of Canada

Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, today announced 83 new appointments to the Order of Canada. The new member list includes 5 Companions (C.C.), 21 Officers (O.C.), including 1 Honorary Officer, and 57 Members (C.M.). Recipients will be invited to accept their insignia at a ceremony to be held at a later date. The following British Columbians are appointed to the Order.   Officers   Gordon...

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Order of British Columbia

Order of British Columbia

Lt. Gov. Janet Austin, chancellor of the Order of British Columbia has announced the 2019 recipients of the order. This marks the 30th anniversary of the establishment of the order. The 2019 recipients are: Dave Brewer of North Vancouve; John A. Brink of Prince George; The Honourable Patricia Carney, PC, CM, LLD (Hon.), of Saturna Island; Ronald Cliff, CM, of Vancouver;  Jane Coop, CM, of Vancouver;  Murray and Lynda Farmer of North Saanich;...

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Community Achievement Awards

Community Achievement Awards

Twenty-four British Columbians were honoured today at the sixteenth annual BC Achievement Community Award presentation ceremony held at Government House in Victoria. 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 Achievement Community Award certificate, medallion and citation. The BC...

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BC Medal of Good Citizenship

BC Medal of Good Citizenship

The Honours and Awards Secretariat has announced the latest recipients of the Medal of Good Citizenship. The recipients announced are: Selen Alpay (Prince George) Alberta (Wadzeed) Billy (Quathiaski Cove) Joan (Bays) Blackhall (posthumous) (Langley) Suzanne Bolton (Vancouver) Edward Dickins (Kelowna) Stephanie Fischer  (Nelson) Fran Fowler (Queen Charlotte) Joyce H. Fraser (Princeton) Ronald Allen Greene (Oak Bay) Michael O. Langridge ...

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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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