Order of Canada

Order of Canada

His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, today announced 99 new appointments to the Order of Canada. The new member list includes 3 Companions, 19 Officers and 77 Members.  The following eight British Columbians were honoured: Officers  Joseph Arvay, OC – Victoria Christine Margaret Sinclair, OC – Burnaby Gloria Cranmer Webster, OC – Alert Bay   Members Ross J. Beaty, CM – Vancouver Margo Kane, CM –...

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Meritorious Service Decorations

Meritorious Service Decorations

His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, presented the Meritorious Service Decorations (Civil Division) to 49 recipients from various sectors across the country at Rideau Hall,  Thursday, June 23, 2017.  The following British Columbians wlll be honoured: Meritorious Service Medal John Michael Baigent, M.S.M. (deceased) – Enderby Robert Cullimore Blacker, M.S.M. – Richmond Michelle Bruce, M.S.M....

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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:   Terry Yung (Vancouver) Chad Farquharson and Wayne McGill (Surrey) Pat Ashton (Slocan) Paul and Terry Nichols (Quesnel) Sahib Thind (Surrey) Larry White (Tumbler Ridge) Paul & Terry Nichols (Quesnel)  Ken & Lou Ryan (Burnaby) Sandy Burpee (Coquitlam)  Peter Lawless (Victoria) Joann Gabriel (Princeton) Danny Brown (Campbell...

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BC Firefighter Medal of Bravery

BC Firefighter Medal of Bravery

Captain Kit Little of the District of North Vancouver’s Fire and Rescue Services has been honoured with a rare medal of bravery for his courageous actions in saving the life of a woman trapped in an apartment fire. Click here to learn more.    

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Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers

Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers

Her Honour the Honourable Judith Guichon, Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia, presented the Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers, on behalf of His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, to 31 recipients from British Columbia on Thursday, Jan. 5, 2017, at a ceremony at Government House. The recipients are: Carolyn Archibald – Gibsons Bart Armstrong – Victoria Danielle Ashworth – Chemainus...

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