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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Sovereigns Medal for Volunteers

Sovereigns Medal for Volunteers

The following British Colombia residents have been awarded the Sovereigns Medal for Volunteers Cathy Mary Bach* – Surrey James Barrett* – Coquitlam Andy Basi – Delta David Bindernagel – Sooke David Blount – Shawnigan Lake Mike Bullis – Mayne Island George Cadman – North Vancouver Brian Cleaver* – Chilliwack Mary-Jo Dionne – North Vancouver Dale Drysdale*  – Victoria Kenneth Duncan – Nanaimo Patricia Gasson – Mayne Island Janet Guy – Mayne...

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Order of Canada

Order of Canada

Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, today announces 120 new appointments to the Order of Canada. The new appointees include 14 British Columbians. Recipients will be invited to accept their insignia at a ceremony to be held at a later date.   Officers   Eddy Carmack, Saanichton, B.C. For his contributions to climate oceanography and for expanding our understanding of the Arctic Ocean and its...

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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 2019 recipients are: Joe Average (Vancouver) Charlotte Brady and Anastasia Castro (Victoria) John Cameron (Richmond) Neil Cook (Cranbrook) Bruce Curtis (Courtenay) Shirley Gratton (Prince George) Jack Hutton (Duncan) Chief M. Jason Louie (Creston) Adrienne Montani (Vancouver) Dr. Peter Newbery (New Hazelton) Joseph Roberts (Langley)...

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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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