Awards

The annual Fraser Valley Cultural Diversity Awards will be presented in March in Abbotsford. Nominations are now being accepted. (Urban Fig Photography)

Nominations open for 2023 Fraser Valley Cultural Diversity Awards

Recipients from Abbotsford, Mission, Chilliwack and Langley to be honoured in March

 

The Voyager RV Centre dealership is located in Lake Country. (Contributed)

Lake Country RV dealership one of top 5 in North America

Voyager RV Centre celebrated at a reception in Las Vegas

 

The winners of the 26th Annual Abbotsford Business Excellence Awards were announced Nov. 17 at the Clarion Hotel and Conference Centre. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)

26th Annual Abbotsford Business Excellence Award winners announced

Twelve awards presented at Clarion Hotel and Conference Centre

  • Nov 17, 2022

 

Jen Maxwell has won a Governor General’s History Award for excellence in teaching, for a project she undertook with her Grade 12 students at W.J. Mouat secondary in Abbotsford. (Submitted photo)

Abbotsford teacher to receive Governor General’s history award

School project that explored progress on 94 Calls to Action earns Canada’s top history prize

Jen Maxwell has won a Governor General’s History Award for excellence in teaching, for a project she undertook with her Grade 12 students at W.J. Mouat secondary in Abbotsford. (Submitted photo)
FILE - Various Grammy Awards are displayed at the Grammy Museum Experience at Prudential Center in Newark, N.J, on Oct. 10, 2017. The 2023 Grammy Awards will air live Sunday, Feb. 5. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)

Partial list of nominees for the 65th Grammy Awards

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A partial list of nominees in the top…

FILE - Various Grammy Awards are displayed at the Grammy Museum Experience at Prudential Center in Newark, N.J, on Oct. 10, 2017. The 2023 Grammy Awards will air live Sunday, Feb. 5. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
A video still from The Power of the Student Voice, a video created by the communications team at the Abbotsford school district. The video was one of three that earned the district an industry award. (Screenshot)

Abbotsford school district’s communications team earns national award

School district incorporating more videos into how they communicate with the public

A video still from The Power of the Student Voice, a video created by the communications team at the Abbotsford school district. The video was one of three that earned the district an industry award. (Screenshot)
Recipients of the Community Builders’ Awards are (from left) Louise Burns; Gwen Settle; Thomas McMillan; Tracey Tuin, Carol Conway, Milt Walter and Keith VanDelft of Gateway Community Church; Victoria Kuit and Alison Arends. Missing is Clearway Car and Truck Rentals. (Dale Klippenstein photo)

Archway in Abbotsford recognizes Community Builders and Flood Heroes

Awards presented on Nov. 3 honour five individuals and two organizations

Recipients of the Community Builders’ Awards are (from left) Louise Burns; Gwen Settle; Thomas McMillan; Tracey Tuin, Carol Conway, Milt Walter and Keith VanDelft of Gateway Community Church; Victoria Kuit and Alison Arends. Missing is Clearway Car and Truck Rentals. (Dale Klippenstein photo)
Warren Barr and Lily Verney-Downey smile at the bar of their Pluvio Restaurant, which was recently named Canada’s best fine dining restaurantby TripAdvisor. (Andrew Bailey photo)

Ucluelet restaurant named Canada’s best fine dining experience

Pluvio tops TripAdvisor’s Best of the Best Awards

Warren Barr and Lily Verney-Downey smile at the bar of their Pluvio Restaurant, which was recently named Canada’s best fine dining restaurantby TripAdvisor. (Andrew Bailey photo)
The Inclusive Employer of the Year award went to Canucks Sports and Entertainment Centre in Abbotsford. The award was presented by representatives from Vancity at the 2022 Inclusive Employer Excellence Awards event on Oct 19. From left are Paddy Gallagher and Kat Precious (Vancity), Marvin Robbins (Canucks), Iris Yong (Vancity) and Marty Morel (Canucks). (Photo by Dale Klippenstein)

Six Abbotsford businesses receive awards for inclusive hiring

Inclusive Employers’ Excellence Awards presented by four organizations

The Inclusive Employer of the Year award went to Canucks Sports and Entertainment Centre in Abbotsford. The award was presented by representatives from Vancity at the 2022 Inclusive Employer Excellence Awards event on Oct 19. From left are Paddy Gallagher and Kat Precious (Vancity), Marvin Robbins (Canucks), Iris Yong (Vancity) and Marty Morel (Canucks). (Photo by Dale Klippenstein)
Vancouver Bandits’ president Dylan Kular received accolades from two organizations Thursday, for his contribution to the sport and the community through his work with the pro-basketball team. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Bandits boss lauded by basketball league and chamber

Thursday was humbling day for Dylan Kular, pro-team’s president, who was honoured for contributions

Vancouver Bandits’ president Dylan Kular received accolades from two organizations Thursday, for his contribution to the sport and the community through his work with the pro-basketball team. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
The Camerons: Robert, Carol, Cory, and Roberta. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)

Revelstoke resident receives award for saving the lives of both her parents

Roberta Cameron was awarded the Vital Link award in Revelstoke on Oct. 17

The Camerons: Robert, Carol, Cory, and Roberta. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)
A group of 34 teachers were awarded for excellence in education recently at the Government House in Victoria, including two educators from Abbotsford. (Province of B.C. image)

Premier’s ‘excellence in education’ awards given to two Abbotsford educators

Excellence in education awards given to teacher and principal at Eugene Reimer middle

A group of 34 teachers were awarded for excellence in education recently at the Government House in Victoria, including two educators from Abbotsford. (Province of B.C. image)
Dave Tshilolo of Abbotsford is a recipient of the Standing Tall Education Award from Coast Capital. (Submitted photo)

Abbotsford teen receives Standing Tall Education Award from Coast Capital

Dave Tshilolo among 44 students across B.C. to earn $3,500 award

Dave Tshilolo of Abbotsford is a recipient of the Standing Tall Education Award from Coast Capital. (Submitted photo)
Sandra Maley, Devon Jones, Kasper, Jenna, and Kiel Mason, Caralea Taylor, and Lauren Barras. Jones was presented with the Vital Link Award on Oct. 4. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)

Revelstoke residents receive awards for performing life-saving CPR on baby

Devon Jones and Kirsten Miola were awarded Vital Link Awards for their actions on April 13, 2022

Sandra Maley, Devon Jones, Kasper, Jenna, and Kiel Mason, Caralea Taylor, and Lauren Barras. Jones was presented with the Vital Link Award on Oct. 4. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)
Amanda Adams with Elm Drive YMCA Child Care Centre in Chilliwack was awarded a certificate of achievement in the 2022 Prime Minister’s Awards for Excellence in Early Childhood Education. (Submitted)

Chilliwack woman receives Prime Minister’s award for excellence in early childhood education

Amanda Adams of Elm Drive YMCA Child Care Centre one of 15 across Canada to be recognized

Amanda Adams with Elm Drive YMCA Child Care Centre in Chilliwack was awarded a certificate of achievement in the 2022 Prime Minister’s Awards for Excellence in Early Childhood Education. (Submitted)
Nerlap Sidhu, a teacher at Eugene Reimer middle school in Abbotsford, has received the 2022 Prime Minister’s Award for Teaching Excellence. (Darren McDonald/UFV)

Abbotsford teacher receives Prime Minister’s Award for Teaching Excellence

Nerlap Sidhu recognized for her work in inclusion and social justice

Nerlap Sidhu, a teacher at Eugene Reimer middle school in Abbotsford, has received the 2022 Prime Minister’s Award for Teaching Excellence. (Darren McDonald/UFV)
Rick Mercer arrives for the Toronto Film Critics’ Association Gala, in Toronto, Monday, March 7, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young
Rick Mercer arrives for the Toronto Film Critics’ Association Gala, in Toronto, Monday, March 7, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young
The Abbotsford News and the Abbotsford Chamber of Commerce are once again presenting the Abbotsford Business Excellence Awards, and it is now time to submit nominations. (Black Press Media)

Abbotsford Business Excellence Awards back with full list of categories

Awards presented by Abbotsford News and Abbotsford Chamber of Commerce annually

The Abbotsford News and the Abbotsford Chamber of Commerce are once again presenting the Abbotsford Business Excellence Awards, and it is now time to submit nominations. (Black Press Media)
Pictured are the recipients of the 2019 Inclusive Employers Excellence Awards. Submissions are now open for this year’s awards, which will be presented in October. (Submitted photo)

Nominations open for Inclusive Employers Excellence Awards in Abbotsford

Recipients to be honoured at invite-only breakfast on Oct. 19

Pictured are the recipients of the 2019 Inclusive Employers Excellence Awards. Submissions are now open for this year’s awards, which will be presented in October. (Submitted photo)
Nerlap Sidhu, a teacher at Eugene Reimer middle school, is among three Abbotsford educators who have been named as finalists for the 2022 Premier’s Awards for Excellence in Education. (Darren McDonald/UFV)

Three Abbotsford educators in running for Excellence in Education awards

10 recipients of the provincial honour will be announced in October

Nerlap Sidhu, a teacher at Eugene Reimer middle school, is among three Abbotsford educators who have been named as finalists for the 2022 Premier’s Awards for Excellence in Education. (Darren McDonald/UFV)