Awards

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

 

Cheryl Young was a community award recipient for her work in Aldergrove to raise funds and awareness for Fibromyalgia. (Special to The Star)

Fibromyalgia Well Spring founder honoured with provincial community award

Cheryl Young of Aldergrove earned the distinction through the B.C. Achievement Foundation

 

An effort to showcase just a handful of Langley’s Heroes in Education has drawn the attention of B.C. media, and has the team at the Langley Advance Times on the shortlist for industry accolades next month.

B.C. peers shortlist Langley Advance Times for industry accolades

Special section spotlighting Langley’s heroes in education earns media outlet provincial attention

 

Vesta Properties’ Latimer Heights project in north Willoughby is up for a series of awards from the Homebuilders Association Vancouver – 10 in total.  (Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Langley builders make awards shortlists

Number of local developers and contractors among the Georgie and HAVAN 2021 finalists

Vesta Properties’ Latimer Heights project in north Willoughby is up for a series of awards from the Homebuilders Association Vancouver – 10 in total.  (Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Fred Lee was master of ceremonies for the virtual Fraser Valley Cultural Diversity Awards on Wednesday evening (March 10). The event was live-streamed from Tradex in Abbotsford.

Fraser Valley Cultural Diversity Awards presented in 8 categories

Virtual event honours recipients from Langley, Abbotsford, Mission and Chilliwack

Fred Lee was master of ceremonies for the virtual Fraser Valley Cultural Diversity Awards on Wednesday evening (March 10). The event was live-streamed from Tradex in Abbotsford.
Dr Madeleine De Little of Fort Langley is the recipient of the 2021 Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association, Counsellor Practioners Award. (Special to The Star)

Fort Langley counsellor recognized nationally for therapy developments

Madeleine De Little earned counselling and psychotherapy association’s national practitioners award

Dr Madeleine De Little of Fort Langley is the recipient of the 2021 Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association, Counsellor Practioners Award. (Special to The Star)
Slay the Mic CEO Jam Gamble is the keynote speaker at the virtual Fraser Valley Cultural Diversity Awards on March 10.

Annual Fraser Valley Cultural Diversity Awards go virtual for 2021

Slay the Mic CEO Jam Gamble is keynote speaker for event on March 10

Slay the Mic CEO Jam Gamble is the keynote speaker at the virtual Fraser Valley Cultural Diversity Awards on March 10.
The recipients of the 2019 Fraser Valley Cultural Diversity Awards held in Abbotsford. (Jason Brown/Revival Arts Studio)

Nominations open for 2021 Fraser Valley Cultural Diversity Awards

Awards open to Abbotsford, Mission, Langley and Chilliwack

The recipients of the 2019 Fraser Valley Cultural Diversity Awards held in Abbotsford. (Jason Brown/Revival Arts Studio)
Chemist Chadron M. Friesen (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Two TWU educators celebrated for ‘distinguished’ and ‘innovative’ teaching

A Langley university honours a pair of teachers during virtual grad ceremonies this month

  • Nov 20, 2020
Chemist Chadron M. Friesen (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Joseph Richards Group, which operates 25 restaurants, pubs, and establishments in the Lower Mainland – including several in Langley – was presented with a collaboration award from the chamber. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Resilient Langley businesses lauded for their COVID twists

Langley chamber of commerce held its annual business award, but morphed it into a ‘community edition’

Joseph Richards Group, which operates 25 restaurants, pubs, and establishments in the Lower Mainland – including several in Langley – was presented with a collaboration award from the chamber. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
SKY Helicopters in Pitt Meadows, run by Langley’s Andrew Westlund, has been recognized globally among travellers for its aviation-based adventure and sightseeing experiences. (SKY Helicopters/Special to Black Press Media)

Pitt Meadows helicopter company lauded by adventure seekers

Langley enterepreneur Andrew Westlund relishes recognition from travellers for SKY Helicopters

  • Oct 22, 2020
SKY Helicopters in Pitt Meadows, run by Langley’s Andrew Westlund, has been recognized globally among travellers for its aviation-based adventure and sightseeing experiences. (SKY Helicopters/Special to Black Press Media)
Ala Cazacu congratulated her husband, Lilian, for winning the title of 2019’s George Preston Memorial Businessperson of the Year during last year’s Greater Langley Chamber of Commerce 23rd annual Business of Excellence Awards. (Langley Advance Times files)

Shortlist of Langley chamber award winners revealed

Greater Langley Chamber of Commerce will recognize 40 nominees on Oct. 22

Ala Cazacu congratulated her husband, Lilian, for winning the title of 2019’s George Preston Memorial Businessperson of the Year during last year’s Greater Langley Chamber of Commerce 23rd annual Business of Excellence Awards. (Langley Advance Times files)
FILE – Dallas Smith performs during the Country Thunder Humboldt Broncos tribute concert in Saskatoon, Sask. Friday, April 27, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Liam Richards

‘Music brings us together’: Country stars find unity and hope at CCMA Awards

Big winners on Sunday included Dallas Smith as entertainer of the year

FILE – Dallas Smith performs during the Country Thunder Humboldt Broncos tribute concert in Saskatoon, Sask. Friday, April 27, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Liam Richards
FILE – Dallas Smith performs during the Country Thunder Humboldt Broncos tribute concert in Saskatoon, Sask. Friday, April 27, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Liam Richards

‘Music brings us together’: Country stars find unity and hope at CCMA Awards

Big winners on Sunday included Dallas Smith as entertainer of the year

FILE – Dallas Smith performs during the Country Thunder Humboldt Broncos tribute concert in Saskatoon, Sask. Friday, April 27, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Liam Richards
Brad Kiendl, outgoing president of the Greater Langley Chamber of Commerce, explained changes to the annual business excellence awards. (Langley Advance Times files)

Lauding Langley businesses that go above and beyond during COVID

Greater Langley Chamber of Commerce morphs its annual excellence awards to reflect the pandemic

Brad Kiendl, outgoing president of the Greater Langley Chamber of Commerce, explained changes to the annual business excellence awards. (Langley Advance Times files)
Alessia Cara performs “Querer Mejor” at the Latin Recording Academy Person of the Year gala honoring Juanes at the MGM Conference Center on Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2019, in Las Vegas. Alessia Cara emerged the top winner at this year’s Juno Awards, picking up three trophies in the streaming ceremony. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Invision, Chris Pizzello

Alessia Cara wins a leading three Juno Awards at streaming ceremony

Running a bit over 90 minutes, the Junos were handed out at historic speed, with 42 categories announced

Alessia Cara performs “Querer Mejor” at the Latin Recording Academy Person of the Year gala honoring Juanes at the MGM Conference Center on Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2019, in Las Vegas. Alessia Cara emerged the top winner at this year’s Juno Awards, picking up three trophies in the streaming ceremony. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Invision, Chris Pizzello
FILE – Abbotsford News editor Andy Holota takes home the columnist award at the 2017 Ma Murrays. (Arnold Lim/Black Press)

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

Publications received nods in dozens of categories

FILE – Abbotsford News editor Andy Holota takes home the columnist award at the 2017 Ma Murrays. (Arnold Lim/Black Press)
From left: Sage Kimzel during his prize-winning ride on Sick Rhymes during the Cloverdale Rodeo in 2019. (Photo: Grace Kennedy) A Clovie award. Cloverdale Market Days is seen in 2019. (Photo: Ryan Alexander McLeod)

No decision on postponing Cloverdale Rodeo yet or Cloverdale Market Days; Clovies postponed

Scott Wheatley postpones annual Clovie Awards; Rodeo and Market Days still up in the air

From left: Sage Kimzel during his prize-winning ride on Sick Rhymes during the Cloverdale Rodeo in 2019. (Photo: Grace Kennedy) A Clovie award. Cloverdale Market Days is seen in 2019. (Photo: Ryan Alexander McLeod)
2020 Juno Awards nominees were announced on Jan. 28, 2020. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Pop singer Lights, Ewan Currie of Sheepdogs among Juno Awards presenters

Dallas Smith, Felix Cartal and Nuela Charles nominated for big awards

2020 Juno Awards nominees were announced on Jan. 28, 2020. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
VIDEO: Black Press Media editor Sarah Grochowski up for an Emmy Award

VIDEO: Black Press Media editor Sarah Grochowski up for an Emmy Award

Her 2018 documentary segment Highway Mike uncovers the opioid crisis in Harlem, New York

VIDEO: Black Press Media editor Sarah Grochowski up for an Emmy Award