Awards

Brewery owners Stephen Gregorig (left) and Jamie Overgaard recently won a silver-medal for their English-style IPA Orion 1-1. Their taproom, Smugglers Trail Caskworks, opened in Port Kells one year ago. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Port Kells brewery wins silver medal at national Canadian beer awards

Local brewer and Tweedsmuir teacher ‘blown away’ with win

 

Tai Brown stops to take a selfie with some customers at Tommie’s Jerk. Brown’s restaurant has been nominated for a Clovie award in the “Small Business Hospitality” category. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Cloverdale Chamber names 2021 Clovie Award nominees

Prestigious business awards to be handed out Nov. 17 at Northview Golf and Country Club

 

Pat Chessell is a Celtic-Canadian” musician based in Surrey. (photo: patchessell.bandcamp.com)

Canadian Folk Music Awards nomination a first for Surrey’s Pat Chessell

‘I hope to make the awards show this April in Prince Edward Island,’ the musician says

 

The 2021 Clovies awards, hosted by the Cloverdale Chamber of Commerce, will be held in November. The Clovie Awards’ silent auction kicks off Oct. 1. (Image via Chamber)

Cloverdale’s annual Clovie Awards silent auction returns

Cloverdale Chamber to hold Clovies gala in November

The 2021 Clovies awards, hosted by the Cloverdale Chamber of Commerce, will be held in November. The Clovie Awards’ silent auction kicks off Oct. 1. (Image via Chamber)
Company officials with Masonville Plastics celebrate during Surrey Board of Trade’s 2015 Surrey Business Excellence Awards. (File photo)

Surrey Board of Trade reveals finalists for 2021 Surrey Business Awards

In its 23rd year, the award ceremony is to be held on Thursday, Nov. 4

Company officials with Masonville Plastics celebrate during Surrey Board of Trade’s 2015 Surrey Business Excellence Awards. (File photo)
Comox Valley Record reporter Erin Haluschak is up for a Jack Webster Award. Photo by Terry Farrell

Black Press Media reporter up for a Jack Webster Award

Erin Haluschak named a finalist for Excellence in Diversity & Inclusion Reporting

Comox Valley Record reporter Erin Haluschak is up for a Jack Webster Award. Photo by Terry Farrell
This combination of photos shows nominees for the CMA Award for entertainer of the year, from left, Eric Church, Luke Combs, Miranda Lambert, Chris Stapleton and Carrie Underwood. (AP Photo)

Chris Stapleton, Eric Church share top CMA nominations

Paired joined by Miranda Lambert, Carrie Underwood, Luke Combs as entertainer of the year nominees

This combination of photos shows nominees for the CMA Award for entertainer of the year, from left, Eric Church, Luke Combs, Miranda Lambert, Chris Stapleton and Carrie Underwood. (AP Photo)
Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry is among 16 people honoured with the 2021 Order of B.C. Aug. 2 for their contributions to the province. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito)

Dr. Bonnie Henry among 16 awarded Order of B.C.

2021 honourees include Indigenous leaders, artists, doctors

Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry is among 16 people honoured with the 2021 Order of B.C. Aug. 2 for their contributions to the province. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito)
The sixth annual Clovie awards will be handed out Nov. 17 at Northview Golf and Country Club. (Photo: submitted)

Cloverdale Chamber seeking nominations for annual Clovie awards

Cloverdale District Chamber of Commerce will hand out annual business awards Nov. 17

The sixth annual Clovie awards will be handed out Nov. 17 at Northview Golf and Country Club. (Photo: submitted)
Surrey’s Fawzan Hussain and Cole Izsak received their Medal of Good Citizenship this week. (www.fawzan.ca photo/File photo)

Good-citizenship medals presented to Surrey pair

Announced in March, medals were presented to Cole Izsak and Fawzan Hussain virtually this week

Surrey’s Fawzan Hussain and Cole Izsak received their Medal of Good Citizenship this week. (www.fawzan.ca photo/File photo)
British Columbia-Yukon Community News Association’s 2021 Ma Murray Awards were handed out during a virtual ceremony on Friday, June 10. (Screen grab)

Black Press Media winners take gold at B.C. and Yukon journalism awards

Publications received nods in dozens of categories

British Columbia-Yukon Community News Association’s 2021 Ma Murray Awards were handed out during a virtual ceremony on Friday, June 10. (Screen grab)
PAN reporter Aaron Hinks’ September 2020 photo of Keith Parks, 60, crossing the finish line during the virtual Boston Marathon took bronze in the Sports Photo Award category of the BCYCNA’s Ma Murray Community Newspaper awards, held Thursday night via zoom. (Aaron Hinks photo)

Peace Arch News wins gold at B.C. community newspaper awards

PAN won general excellence in its circulation class, the second largest in B.C.

PAN reporter Aaron Hinks’ September 2020 photo of Keith Parks, 60, crossing the finish line during the virtual Boston Marathon took bronze in the Sports Photo Award category of the BCYCNA’s Ma Murray Community Newspaper awards, held Thursday night via zoom. (Aaron Hinks photo)
The Duke of Edinburgh Award ceremony May 25, 2019 at Government House in Victoria. This year’s Silver Awards are to be presented virtually on June 10, 2021. (Duke of Edinburgh Award BC & Yukon Division/Flickr)

Surrey students’ ‘infinite potential’ to be celebrated with Duke of Edinburgh Awards

Virtual ceremony set for June 10 – the late Duke’s 100th birthday

The Duke of Edinburgh Award ceremony May 25, 2019 at Government House in Victoria. This year’s Silver Awards are to be presented virtually on June 10, 2021. (Duke of Edinburgh Award BC & Yukon Division/Flickr)
The South Surrey & White Rock Chamber of Commerce will hold its delayed annual business excellence awards online this week in an event 'called A Celebration of Resilience'. (File photo)

Businesses honoured in South Surrey White Rock Chamber awards

Online ceremony paid tribute to resilience and also the support of frontline service workers

The South Surrey & White Rock Chamber of Commerce will hold its delayed annual business excellence awards online this week in an event 'called A Celebration of Resilience'. (File photo)
Eugene Levy, from left, Annie Murphy, Daniel Levy and Catherine O’Hara, cast members in the TV series “Schitt’s Creek,” pose for a portrait during the 2018 Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour on Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018, in Pasadena, Calif. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Willy Sanjuan - Invision

‘Schitt’s Creek,’ ‘Blood Quantum’ overall winners at Canadian Screen Awards

TV comedy swan song won eight times, indigenous zombie feature won seven trophies in total

Eugene Levy, from left, Annie Murphy, Daniel Levy and Catherine O’Hara, cast members in the TV series “Schitt’s Creek,” pose for a portrait during the 2018 Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour on Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018, in Pasadena, Calif. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Willy Sanjuan - Invision
Dr. Steve Beerman, of Nanaimo, shows off his Dr. David Bishop Gold Medal, awarded for distinguished medical service. (Karl Yu/News Bulletin)

Queen presents Vancouver Island doctor with award for global drowning prevention

Dr. Steve Beerman receives Royal Life Saving Society’s King Edward VII Cup at virtual ceremony

Dr. Steve Beerman, of Nanaimo, shows off his Dr. David Bishop Gold Medal, awarded for distinguished medical service. (Karl Yu/News Bulletin)
Semiahmoo Rotary Club has announced the winners of its 2021 Service Above Self Surrey Youth (SASSY) Awards. (Contributed image/screenshot)

Surrey/White Rock SASSY Award winners announced

Six youth receive $1,500 for ‘service above self,’ including $500 for charity

Semiahmoo Rotary Club has announced the winners of its 2021 Service Above Self Surrey Youth (SASSY) Awards. (Contributed image/screenshot)
Designers of the White Rock Pier repair have received an award of merit for the work. (Contributed photo)

White Rock pier-repair design lauded

Westmar Advisors Inc. receive award of merit

Designers of the White Rock Pier repair have received an award of merit for the work. (Contributed photo)
Pictured clockwise from top left are award winners Hillary Birkett, Kendrick Lounsbury, Colton Cameron, Jayden Martin, Taya Suttill and Olivia Lounsbury.

Surrey athletes are regional winners of Premier’s Awards for Indigenous Youth Excellence in Sport

Held online, a ceremony is posted as a 13-minute video with speeches

Pictured clockwise from top left are award winners Hillary Birkett, Kendrick Lounsbury, Colton Cameron, Jayden Martin, Taya Suttill and Olivia Lounsbury.
The South Surrey and White Rock Chamber of Commerce will hold its Business Excellence Awards – this year titled ‘A Celebration of Resilience’ – online on May 27. (File photo)

South Surrey and White Rock Chamber of Commerce ‘excellence’ nominees announced

Virtual awards ceremony will celebrate resilience during the pandemic

The South Surrey and White Rock Chamber of Commerce will hold its Business Excellence Awards – this year titled ‘A Celebration of Resilience’ – online on May 27. (File photo)