Sovereigns Medal for Volunteers

Sovereigns Medal for Volunteers

In celebration of National Volunteer Week, the Governor General of Canada is pleased to announce that 141 individuals, including 16 British Columbians have been awarded the Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers. The recipients are:   Christopher McDougal Croner – Abbotsford For the past 50 years, Christopher McDougal Croner has been delivering meals to clients in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside neighbourhood as a volunteer driver with the...

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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 for their outstanding service and commitment to helping others in their communities. The fourteen recipients are: Andrew Beckerman, Victoria Irene Bischler, Cranbrook Kristi Blakeway, Maple Ridge Zeeshan Hayat, Vancouver Fawzan Hussain, Surrey Cole Izsak, Surrey Donna Kane, Rolla Imogene Lim, Nanaimo Farouq Manji, Richmond Robert McMinn,...

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Order of Canada

Order of Canada

Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, has announced 61 new appointments to the Order of Canada for 2020. Among them are nine exceptional British Columbians who are being heralded for their impressive and wide-ranging contributions to society. Officers John Borrows (Victoria) for his scholarly work on Indigenous rights and legal traditions, which have had a significant impact across Canada and abroad....

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Order of British Columbia

Order of British Columbia

Lieutenant-Governor Janet Austin, Chancellor of the Order Order of British Columbia, has announced that thirteen exceptional civic leaders have been appointed to the Order the Province’s highest form of recognition. The recipients are: Shashi Assanand (Richmond) Ryan Beedie (West Vancouver) Michael Bublé (Burnaby) Shirley Chan (Vancouver) Neil Cook, MCC (Cranbrook) Paul George (Gibsons) Rusty Goepel (Vancouver) John Malcolm Horton (Delta) Mel...

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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.   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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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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