Awards

BLK MKT by Avant won the 2022 Cannabis Brand of the Year Canada. (blk-mkt.ca)

High praise for Kelowna cannabis brand

BLK MKT won the 2022 Cannabis Brand of the Year by ADCANN

 

Natasha Silva’s book of poetries, North Star Heart won the 2022 Canadian Book Club Awards in the poetry category. (Langley Advance Times files)

Langley author’s debut poetry book wins Canadian Book Club Award

Natasha Silva’s North Star Heart explores themes of personal identity and more

 

This image released by Universal Pictures and Amblin Entertainment shows Gabriel LaBelle in a scene from “The Fabelmans.” (Merie Weismiller Wallace/Universal Pictures and Amblin Entertainment via AP)

Golden Globe nominations led by ‘Banshees,’ ‘Everything Everywhere’

The Globes also spread nominations around to a number of Oscar favorites

 

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 annual Fraser Valley Cultural Diversity Awards will be presented in March in Abbotsford. Nominations are now being accepted. (Urban Fig Photography)
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 Voyager RV Centre dealership is located in Lake Country. (Contributed)
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)
Freybe Gourmet Foods president Angela Doro accepted the business award. Freybe has been in business since 1844, in Canada since 1955, and in Aldergrove/Langley since 2001. (C.K. Wright/Special to The Star)

Langley chamber crowns Freybe best big business of the year

Aldergrove meat manufacturer, with close to 500 staff, lauded by business advocacy organization

  • Nov 15, 2022
Freybe Gourmet Foods president Angela Doro accepted the business award. Freybe has been in business since 1844, in Canada since 1955, and in Aldergrove/Langley since 2001. (C.K. Wright/Special to The Star)
REMSS Teacher Balroop Dhanoa receiving recognition as a finalist at the Premier’s Awards for Excellence in Education for the category Social Equity and Diversity. The ceremony was held earlier this month in Victoria. In photo (L-R): Minister of Education and Child Care, Jennifer Whiteside, John Horgan, Premier of BC, Balroop Dhanoa, REMSS teacher, and Janet Austin, Lieutenant Governor of BC. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley teacher recognized for her work towards social equity and diversity

She was invited to Victoria to meet then-premier John Horgan

REMSS Teacher Balroop Dhanoa receiving recognition as a finalist at the Premier’s Awards for Excellence in Education for the category Social Equity and Diversity. The ceremony was held earlier this month in Victoria. In photo (L-R): Minister of Education and Child Care, Jennifer Whiteside, John Horgan, Premier of BC, Balroop Dhanoa, REMSS teacher, and Janet Austin, Lieutenant Governor of BC. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
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)
Langley nursing professor, Dr. Barbara Astle is among 18 nurses selected from across Canada to be inducted into the Canadian Academy of Nursing Fellowship Program. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley nursing prof gets national honours

She is amongst the few inducted into the Canadian Academy of Nursing Fellowship Program

Langley nursing professor, Dr. Barbara Astle is among 18 nurses selected from across Canada to be inducted into the Canadian Academy of Nursing Fellowship Program. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Greater Langley Chamber of Commerce held its 26th annual business excellence awards gala Thursday, presenting accolades to eight different winners, including Gemma Martini who was crowned businessperson of the year. (CK Wright Photography/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Film studio founder crowned Langley’s businessperson of the year

Gemma Martini was one of eight to receive special accolades from the chamber of commerce Thursday

  • Oct 22, 2022
Greater Langley Chamber of Commerce held its 26th annual business excellence awards gala Thursday, presenting accolades to eight different winners, including Gemma Martini who was crowned businessperson of the year. (CK Wright Photography/Special to Langley Advance Times)
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)
Vanguard Secondary School’s Trinity Nyari is one of the recipients of Coast Capital’s annual Standing Tall Education Awards. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Three Langley students take home $3,500 each

Majority of the Standing Tall Education Awards winners from BIPOC community

Vanguard Secondary School’s Trinity Nyari is one of the recipients of Coast Capital’s annual Standing Tall Education Awards. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
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)
Susan Cormier, a Metis writer from Langley won a national award for her book, Advice to a New Beekeeper. (Submitted photo)

Langley writer wins national award

There were more than 1,700 entries

Susan Cormier, a Metis writer from Langley won a national award for her book, Advice to a New Beekeeper. (Submitted photo)
Otter Co-ops CEO Jack Nicholson was awarded businessperson of the year at the 2021 chamber of commerce Business Excellence Award ceremony, which was held virtually. (Screengrab)

Langley chamber divulges business excellence shortlist

Ahead of the Oct. 20 awards gala, a list of finalists is revealed

Otter Co-ops CEO Jack Nicholson was awarded businessperson of the year at the 2021 chamber of commerce Business Excellence Award ceremony, which was held virtually. (Screengrab)
Susan Cormier, a Metis writer from Langley has been nominated for her book, Advice to a New Beekeeper. (Submitted photo)

Langley writer in the race to win an award for her non-fiction book

She is also the producer of Canada’s longest-running live monthly storytelling competition

Susan Cormier, a Metis writer from Langley has been nominated for her book, Advice to a New Beekeeper. (Submitted photo)
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 Donaldson family of Bradner Farms has received the Century Farm Award from the provincial government. Robert Donaldson (in the centre in the plaid shirt) passed away on Aug. 11. (Photo from Bradner Farms)

Abbotsford family honoured for more than 100 years of farming

Bradner Farms celebrates 4 generations of farming with provincial award

The Donaldson family of Bradner Farms has received the Century Farm Award from the provincial government. Robert Donaldson (in the centre in the plaid shirt) passed away on Aug. 11. (Photo from Bradner Farms)
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